Founded in 1987, Sun Tekstil is a leader in Turkey for manufacturing and exporting textiles and garments and a family of 1700+ people. Preferred by prestigious fashion brands, Sun Tekstil designs, produces and offers trendsetting styles with a focus on circular knit fabrics and ready-made womenswear garments. With the support of a large production network, Sun Tekstil has the capability to quickly adapt and respond to clients’ needs. Sun Tekstil R&D Center, certified and supported by the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Turkey, was established in 2010. Understanding customer needs and pain points, designing user-friendly solutions, building strong collaboration for market-oriented products, and delivering innovative B2B or B2C solutions are our core values. Our R&D Center has three main areas of activity: Fashion Technologies, Industrial Transformation, and Protective Technologies. R&D Center partnered with more than 320 partners from 31 countries for international R&D projects.
Involved technology: Cascade enzymatic hydrolysis
Involved demo-site: Austria (DKW)
Role: validation – development of textiles and garments from the recycled content.
In PLASTICE, SUN is responsible for use of the recycled content derived from Austrian Demo Site for fabric development. Developed fabrics will be used for ready to wear garment sample production to demonstrate usability of the recycled materials. Related activities will be held at Sun Tekstil R&D Center located in İzmir Turkey.