Virent announces the world’s first 100% plant-based polyester shirts

Lee Edwards, president and CEO of Virent Energy Systems (Photo Andy Manis). Source: Virent
Lee Edwards, president and CEO of Virent Energy Systems (Photo Andy Manis). Source: Virent

Bioproducts are everywhere. And now we have also bio-based shirts. Virent, the bioeconomy company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, announced that its BioFormPX® paraxylene was used to produce the world’s first 100% plant-based polyester shirts. “This important project- the company says – demonstrates the potential of Virent’s technology to produce demonstration quantities of bio-based, crude oil free polyester for production of garments and textiles”.

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