The textile industry in India traditionally, after agriculture, is the only industry that has generated huge employment for both skilled and unskilled labour in textiles. The textile industry continues to be the second-largest employment generating sector in India. It offers direct employment to over 35 million in the country.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought economy to a halt, it has also created opportunities for several new products. One of them creating hype is anti-viral fabrics. Apparel and textile brands are now launching fabrics that kill viruses. So, this blog is related to the anti-virus fabrics that our Indian textile companies are manufacturing.
There are various brands which have developed this fabric which keep people safe and protectedwhile be in trendy style.
As a new market develops for products designed to counter the spread of Covid-19, Arvind has collaborated with a Swiss business which specialises in manufacturing chemical coating for textiles with anti-viral properties, ET Bureau reported. Through this partnership, Arvind has created its anti-coronavirus textile which it will first launch through its Arvind Intellifabrix brand.
“This is something that is quite the need of the hour,” Arvind Limited’s executive director KulinLalbhai told the Economic Times. “We don’t know how it shapes up in the long-term, but in the short-term we do believe that there is a natural requirement for this in the market.”
Siyaram, one of India’s most well-known fashion textile brands, has launched its anti-coronavirus range of fabric.The new fabric guarantees 99.94 percent effectiveness against coronavirus and has non-leaching properties compared to other metal-based chemistry products, making the treated layer of fabric to not dissolve in water, the company said in a statement. The fabric is also made from natural, sustainable and biodegradable materials.
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