DHAKA, Bangladesh — June 6, 2014 — The Spanish company Jeanologia specialized in the development of sustainable technologies for garment finishing will present in Bangladesh its EIM (Environmental Impact Measuring) software.
This is the first software in the world able to measure the environmental impact of the textile industry and allow the industry laundries and garment finishing processes to carry out a more sustainable activity.
Begoña García, responsible of sustainable processes for Jeanologia, will present this tool at “The Bangladesh Water PaCt”, to be held on 9 and 10 June in Dhaka. Specifically, will participate in the conference “Alternatives to conventional denim finishing practices” where she will explain that, using EIM, the technology developed by the company for sustainable garment finishing, it is possible to save huge amounts of water, chemicals and energy in addition to respect the health of employees.
The software powered by Jeanologia is a great contribution to the denim industry because it allows industry professionals to assess the environmental impact of its activity by calculating the consumption of water, energy, chemical use and the impact on the health of workers.
As highlighted by Jeanologia President, Enrique Silla, the EIM software enables professional laundry and textile brands to optimize both their washing processes and production costs.
“EIM helps brands to work with its production centers, regardless of the country of production, following all the same parameters for creating their collections in a way that respects the environment,” remarked Enrique Silla.
In this regard, he stated that it is essential that the denim industry become aware of the importance of protecting the environment through technological advances that allow the creation of vintage collections respecting the environment and health of workers. “The future of the textile industry through integration and sustainable design techniques developing good products that respect the environment,” stated the president of Jeanologia.
Currently brands such as Jack & Jones, H & M or G-Star use the EIM software in its production centers around the world.
Over 20 years of experience and the prestigious WGSN Global Fashion Award for best sustainable design team in the world, supports the path of this company, which has been positioned as a world leader in the development of sustainable technologies for garment finishing.
The goal of “the Bangladesh Water PaCt” is to show the commitment of both brands of jeans as well as retailers and the government itself to work in the same direction in order to reduce water consumption and improve working conditions for the denim production. Another aim is to show solutions and products that have proven successful from the perspective of sustainability and viability and that are available in Bangladesh market.
JEANOLOGIA IN BANGLADESH
Jeanologia has since 2013 a training center specialized in laser technology and ozone in Bangladesh to improve the conditions of workers, demonstrating its social commitment to the more than 3 million people who are dedicated to making Jeans in this country.
In its commitment to ethical and responsible industry, this initiative has been introduced into this country friendly technologies to operators health and environment.
The headquarters, located in Dhaka, is a training and demo center of laser and ozone technologies, teaching how to process jeans while ensuring health and safety conditions for workers, maintaining quality and the most competitive price, first respecting people involved in the process and then the environment.
The next 11th of June, Begoña García responsible of sustainable processes for Jeanologia, will perform a workshop at this center in which laundries and brands will learn how to optimize their production processes and reduce their EIM score for, in this way, achieve more sustainable production.
Through this project, Jeanologia wants to contribute to the textile industry in such an important market as the Bangladeshi with about 44,000 textile factories that has become the country with the world’s largest textile production.
Posted June 18, 2014