The Indian Textile Specialty Chemicals Industry, in particular, is expected to reach $2.6 billion by 2023, owing to rising demand for high-quality finished textile products.
Since the globe continues to recover, the transition to a more ecologically and socially sustainable phase offers tremendous potential on both; national and global scale. While the industry advances with the present and future possibilities of the Indian Textile Chemicals Market, it is a prerequisite for companies to stay in a competitive landscape with sustainable trends that stimulate us to cut down on waste and create an environmentally responsible future without compromising on innovation and quality.
So, let’s take a closer look at some of these emerging trends that will act as a game-changer in the upcoming future of the Textile Industry;
- Less Home Laundry:
At times, we don’t realize the everyday habits that we mindlessly practice can harm our planet. For instance, laundry isn’t so clean for the environment. Synthetic textiles discharge thousands of plastic particles and detergent chemicals with each wash, causing widespread pollution of water bodies. These practices are making Responsible Laundry even more critical for protecting our world.
The ultimate solution to this problem is: Wash Less & Use Natural Detergents. To leverage this trend and solution, the textile manufacturers involve more functional finishes that include;
- Stay Clean Finishes
- Fragma Finishes
- Antimicrobial Finishes
- Comfy Wear:
With this great drift, people’s wardrobe selections are becoming more experimental in terms of comfort, as they place a substantial emphasis on comfy wear than ever before. From baggy jeans to comfortable clothing, the demand for skin soft and feel-good gear is ramping up among the remote working population. Even fashion experts believe that the new wardrobe essentials may herald a long-term shift in workwear.
With the innovation and advancements in technology, the Textile Industry has come up with solutions that can make your fabric both stretchable and comfortable such as;
- Stretch Finishes
- Antistatic Finishes
In the current sustainably conscious world where traceability, thoughtful consumption and ‘MADE IN’ matters the most to the end-user, Green Textile Shopping is being heavily favored. Trends like Eco-Responsible Textiles are driving inspiration from the conventional processes and introducing contemporary techniques that add more value to the environment by cutting down the waste and creating an environment-friendly future in an efficient and economically viable way.
Leveraging the Eco Concepts and Sustainable objectives, the Textile Industry has introduced a chain of Green Concepts, such as;
- Stone Washing Process for Denim:
Driving inspiration from the conventional Stone Washing process, textile manufacturers have found new Sustainable Solutions for denim finishes that promotes the contemporary Stone-Free Enzyme process while reducing water, optimizing chemical quantity and most importantly, providing freedom from stones.
- Low TDS Dyeing Concept:
The Textile manufacturers have innovated this robust concept that acts as a great substitute to the high Salt Dyeing of cotton and cotton-blended fabrics. It has high exhaustion, fixation yield and reproducibility that results in up to 50% reduction of the TDS level of effluents.
- Low-Temperature Soaping:
The soaping process of Dyeing fabrics alone causes an increase in temperature of up to 95°C, which has an overwhelming effect on energy consumption. However, leveraging the contemporary method of low-temperature soaping is the way towards an Eco Responsive Future in Textile Manufacturing.
- Low EIM Scouring Products:
Environmental Impact Measurement (EIM) is a powerful tool that assesses the environmental impact of textile finishing processes by valorizing the low impact scored finishes based on the four different categories: water needs, energy needs, chemical impact, and worker impact.
- Better Homes:
While everyone is eager to step out of their snug-safe havens, people weigh in on the most trendy decors, colors, and materials to alter their residences into ‘Better Homes’. With surface cleaning at top priority, consumers are more focused on less time-consuming protection factors. Consumers are inclined to make their home feel more lit and open and use home textile materials that are less sensitive towards bacterial development and are easy-to-clean.
So, to meet with these requirements of the customers and to turn their houses into better homes, the Textile Industry introduced;
- Antimicrobial Finishes For Germ-Free Beddings
- Stay White Finishes For Stain Resistance
With increasing individuals viewing self-care as their primary requirement, the wellness textiles sector is poised for rapid growth. This innovative wellness textile trend is not just confined to leisure and wellness clothing but developing with novel Fabric Technology to promote improved well being. These wellness textiles are induced with essential oils and fragrances that hydrates and rejuvenates the skin.
Protective finishes are becoming increasingly important today, as people are more aware of their necessity in every sector. The rising market need for safety gear is propelling protective textile apparel to new heights. These protective textiles solutions, powered by innovative application and technology, operate as a barrier to protect the wearer from UV radiation, mosquitoes, etc.
- Lustre And Softness:
In the world of rounded edges, imposing motifs, lace structures, movement, super flowing, vibrant colors, smooth and soft feel is the need of the hour. People today are looking for a material that feels soft to the skin, looks attractive and stays shiny as new for a longer period. Considering all these factors, the Textile Industry has developed a solution that not only keeps the fabric softer and shinier in the long run but also protects its quality in the form of Block Silicones Finishes.
In response to the worldwide pandemic, people have become more cautious and are looking for sanitizing garments to keep them clean and viruses-free. So, the manufacturers, chemical firms, and brands collaborate on antimicrobial technologies to provide hygiene solutions to health-conscious customers while also conserving water and chemicals because the garments require less frequent washes.
An intersection between sportswear and leisurewear, Athleisure is the outcome of the trend to display the buyer’s personal bodily fitness and desire for essential fashion. Being rapidly popularized among body-conscious millennials, this new style of sportswear is baffling the experts who’ve anticipated the athleisure industry to grow at an annual rate of 7% per year.
Keeping comfort and body protection in mind, the Textile Industry has come up with solutions to keep your body hydrated and odour-free, such as;
- Moisture Management Finishes
- Odourless Finishes
- Antimicrobial Finishes
From raw material procurement to processing, the textile business is no longer confined to garments but is increasingly focused on market share known as Technical Textiles and Value Additions. Due to the increased need for strong textile explanations, there has been a slew of advancements that can impart unique and creative functions to fabrics.
At Rossari Textile Specialty Chemicals Division, we believe in embracing the New Vistas of Textile Trends. Being aggressively agile in nature, we are steering all these trends with our robust energy-efficient and cost-effective solutions and bring value to our clients.