The Uster Statistics benchmark 2023 will include a recycled fibres section – Innovation in Textiles

The 2023 edition of the Uster Statistics – the industry benchmark for achieving and guaranteeing quality in yarn spinning – will include a section on the processing of recycled fibres for the first time.

Speaking at a special press event organised by industry association Swiss Textile Machinery in Berne last week (March 16-18), Uster’s executive vice-president of marketing and business development Sivakumar Narayanan said that a major bottleneck in spinning with recycled yarns is achieving the necessary quality.

“Spinning yarn blends of virgin and recycled fibres is a much bigger challenge than any other commonly used blend, but the results can still be acceptable with comprehensive quality testing, know-how and experience,” he said.


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