23 Jan '12, 6pm

Japanese Textile Mills Mount Comeback After Tsunami-Earthquake Disaster

Japanese Textile Mills Mount Comeback After Tsunami-Earthquake Disaster

Photos by Amanda Coen for Ecouterre As Japan struggles to recover its footing in the wake of 2011's devastating tsunami and earthquake , the country wishes the world to know that its legendary textile mills are open for business. The inaugural Japanese Textiles Trade Show, organized by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in New York City on Thursday, featured 16 companies long lauded for their peerlessly executed silks, knits, and woven fabrics. Among the businesses most adversely affected by the disaster was Fukushima Senkou , a Honshu-based mill that has been creating low-impact yarns using eco-friendly dyes for more than 50 years.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/japanese-textile-mills-mount-com...

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