PCIAW® Summit & Awards 2022 will be in partnership with Meryl Fabrics®
As a pioneer in hi-tech sustainable materials and owners of the first in-house circular economy offering, MerylFabrics® is proud to launch its range of recyclable textiles as a headline sponsor of the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide, PCIAW® Summit & Awards 2022.
The global event is dedicated to strengthening the influence of the uniform, workwear, and personal protective equipment (PPE) industry and driving its sustainable development. Meryl Fabrics® is revolutionising the way in which textiles are manufactured to eliminate microplastic shedding and reduce the overall environmental impact of professional clothing by closing the loop.
Meryl Fabrics® is a Headline Sponsor of the PCIAW® Summit & Awards 2022
The 2022 PCIAW® Summit & Awards will take place on October 18-19 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian, Heathrow, London, in partnership with Meryl Fabrics®. The networking event and exhibition connects industry professionals from around the world throughout the supply chain. With MerylFabrics® innovating to solve the sustainability problem of textiles, they will help to preside over one of the largest gatherings of global apparel executives and influencers and further industry collaboration.
“Partnering with PCIAW® made sense for Meryl® as we focus on radically transforming the sustainability of professional clothing. Our fabrics are certified to eradicate microplastic pollution and water waste, whilst removing the need for chemicals and solvents, in a fully circular system.”Peter Clodd-Broom, Co-Founder and Director of Meryl Fabrics®.
Driven by problem-solving, the award-winning Meryl Fabrics® uses Nylstar Hydrogen bonding technology to enhance the molecular structure of fibres; seal-in microplastics within the yarn and improve the durability of garments. Their continual innovation in Meryl® EcoDye offers a waterless dyeing process, saving 3,000 litres of water per 300m of fabric as they re-engineer the present of apparel. Meryl Fabrics® seeks to replace cotton with its exceptionally soft-touch fabrics that feature natural stretch and moisture management properties that are designed to be recycled and offer other businesses a fully circular model in one place.
“PCIAW® is the first member-led organisation to represent the global companies of the professional clothing industry,” states Yvette Ashby, Founder and CEO of PCIAW®. “We encompass the entire supply chain from buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors and take pride in being the association that connects international partners for collaboration and education. I am proud to have Meryl Fabrics® as a Trusted Member and as a headline sponsor of the PCIAW® Summit & Awards 2022. Their innovation and dedication to the sustainable transformation of our industry are exactly what we need to see, and I am excited to support them on their mission for global growth.”
Two days of education and networking
The PCIAW® Summit 2022 will focus on the key issues of the day, with expert speakers sharing exclusive insights on solutions and opportunities in times of disrupted supply chains with a glimpse into the future of the technology-driven professional clothing industry. Across the two-day conference, leading players in the uniform, workwear and PPE markets will exhibit innovations, selecting garments to adorn this year’s newly added fashion show, bringing flair and excitement to an educational experience like no other. Following the Summit, the PCIAW® Awards 2022, will celebrate success, progress, and rising stars in the industry with a champagne reception and three-course gala dinner.