Curtis Wool Direct News
The latest news from Curtis Wool Direct and the wool industry news as it happens.
Wool - A Journey Through Time
The movie shows the evolution of the wool industry from its earliest origins through to the modern day. Wool is a Multi Talented Fibre; sustainable, environmentally friendly, naturally fire retardant and looks and feels great. In the face of competition from synthetics like Zombielopylene, Polyfester and Nyloony it is a fibre for the future from the original free range animal
The Campaign for Wool Has Celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a Reception at Clarence House
London, 12th June
This morning, The Campaign for Wool marked its 5th anniversary with a major celebration of wool at Clarence House, the London home of the campaign’s Patron His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
Wool scoured to the highest environmental standards
Enco global testing services and counsultancy is aiming to set a standard the international textile industry can follow. Sharing the same site as Howorth Scouring, the largest wool scourer in the northern hemisphere, Enco is open to any company in need of help to improve its process efficiency and enviromental sustainability. Dr Mike Madden invites Twist inside.
Martin Curtis talks on Countryside Online
"I am a wool merchant. I make a living from buying, processing and selling wool. Some sheep farmers see wool merchants as the enemy, I hope I can dispel that impression..."
Viking Wool Website launch
A new website has been launched for the Viking Wool brand.
SMG News Magazine Covers Countess of Wessex Visit
The Official Publication of SMG The National Flooring & Furnishing Group (SMG News Magazine) have coverage of the Countess of Wessex visit to Haworth Scouring.
Warm welcome as home-grown wool makes comeback
David Gisbourne, MD at Haworth Scouring in Bradford takes a look at some scoured wool. He talks to the Yorkshire Post.
Environmental Excellence at Enco
The global textile industry is under mounting pressure to take responsibility for the sustainability of its supply chains, meaning an increasing need for analysis to ensure processing is as environmentally friendly as possible. There is where Enco testing services aims to set a standard the rest of the industry can follow.
Countess of Wessex Visits Haworth Scouring
Sophie, The Countess of Wessex, visited Haworth Scouring to have a look around the plant and familiarise herself with this essential part of the British Wool Industry.
HRH Prince Charles visits Haworth Scouring in Bradford
HRH Prince Charles visited Bradford on the 11th June 2012 to support the local wool and textile industry in as patron on the Campaign for Wool.