You’re probably aware that we frequently host webinars covering timely industry topics and the latest developments and trends. But did you know we’ve recorded our webinars to serve as a useful tool for you and your team?
Take a look through our past webinars, organized by topic: denim, dyeing, fiber science, nonwovens, quality assurance, home textiles, and sustainability. On the following linked pages, you’ll find the recorded presentation, downloadable slides, and additional resources related to the topic, all to help you produce and market outstanding cotton products.
With new approaches in denim dyeing, finishing, and processing, there are now attainable and sustainable solutions available that benefit the producer, the consumer, and the planet. During this webinar, our team of experts focuses in on several sustainable technologies designed for processing denim from dyeing through garment finishing. They also explore both chemical and mechanical solutions to producing sustainable cotton denim fabric and feature some of the latest in inspirational denim fabric development from Cotton Incorporated’s FABRICAST™ Collection. Sustainable Solutions for Denim Processing
Technologies and processes used to dye cotton are continuously evolving in order to reduce the supply chain footprint. This webinar uncovers new ways to reduce water, energy, and chemicals during the dyeing process. Listen as experts from Cotton Incorporated walk through the advancements in machinery, chemicals, and dyes, and discuss ways to measure the environmental impact of these products and processes. Advances in Sustainable Dyeing: Methods, Machinery, and Processes
This webinar explains how you can leverage cationic cotton to improve dyeing efficiency, grow your range of designs, eliminate salt and alkali from your process, and add more flexibility in your product offerings. Subtle to Striped: Sustainable Fashion with Cationic Cotton
In this webinar, we walk through key aspects of choosing the right cotton fiber for your end product, including why and how fiber quality is measured; how data is used to optimize the selection and end-use of cotton fiber; how to talk to a mill to get the right fiber in your products; and examples of common fiber myths around cotton. Sourcing Cotton: How Fiber Quality Impacts Your End Product
Watch the recording of our Global Feminine Hygiene Market & Millennials webinar to learn about the impact millennials will have on the future of the feminine hygiene market. Discover market dynamics projected over the next 15 years, habits related to product usage including the impact of technology in the retail environment, and opportunities for you to win market share and customer loyalty into the future. Global Feminine Hygiene Market & Millennials
During this webinar, we share about the global market for adult incontinence products based on a recent study and offer a better understanding of similarities and differences among regions and countries that were studied. Highlights include growth prospects to 2030 for adult incontinence products as influenced by demographics, economics, consumer product usage, shopping habits, and consumer needs. Our Aging Population: Meeting Needs Respectfully and Profitably in the Global Market for Incontinence Products
Understanding and Overcoming Pilling
This webinar discusses how to overcome pilling issues within the supply chain and grow your cotton business. Industry expert Don Bailey discusses design, construction, dyeing and finishing parameters that affect or improve pilling, and what you need to know when sourcing cotton products, including the impact of fiber quality, types and content, spinning system, fabric construction parameters, and wet processing techniques.
This webinar addresses how to overcome cotton shrinkage issues within the supply chain. Don Bailey, a textile technology instructor, discusses design, construction, dyeing, and finishing parameters that affect or improve shrinkage and what you need to know when sourcing cotton products. Sourcing the Best Cotton Products: Overcoming Shrinkage
Consumers Speak: Apparel Changes that Impact Satisfaction
Cotton Incorporated has undertaken breakthrough research, capturing more than 260,000 reviews on 30,000+ apparel and home textile products to gain unique consumer knowledge. This webinar covers how consumer reviews impact purchases and how apparel performance issues coupled with fabrication changes can adversely impact shopper loyalty to retailers and brands.
This webinar explores research and solutions in the home textile market. Gain insights into consumer use and buying trends, the outlook on this market, and the natural solution found in cotton. From enhanced sleep to performance technologies to fiber traceability, discover how cotton has your market covered (comfortably). Live Comfortably: Cotton in the Home Market
Hear from Cotton Incorporated’s expert researchers as they explore recent studies on the biodegradability of the fiber in both natural and activated soil environments. Breaking it Down: Cotton’s Biodegradability in Soil
The issue of microfiber and microplastic pollution is gaining traction with those concerned about protecting the environment. This webinar explores two specific areas, including the state of the science regarding emerging research on microfibers and the problems they pose to the natural environment as well as cotton’s degradation in conditions similar to a wastewater treatment plant. Breaking it Down: Cotton’s Biodegradability in Water
Turning the Tides: Tackling Our Ocean’s Plastic Pollution Problem
As the issue of microfiber and microplastic pollution continues to spread, consumer awareness continues to grow. As a result, consumers often look to brands and retailers to make the next move. Beginning with a general approach to the issue of plastic pollution in our oceans, our expert speakers in this webinar propose a plan to tackle this issue and present updated research on the generation of microfibers in laundry, including cotton, polyester, and rayon.
How do your industry decisions impact the earth? Hear from Cotton Incorporated’s Mark Messura, Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain Marketing, and Dr. Ed Barnes, Senior Director of Agricultural and Environmental Research, as they discuss highlights from the cotton LCA including valuable insight for decision-makers in the textile industry. This presentation will identify key impact areas and elaborate on environmental benchmarking for cotton. Life Cycle Assessment of Cotton
*Updated on 7/3/2019