DuPont Industrial Biosciences announces that its renewably sourced fibre, DuPont Sorona has been recognised as a runner-up for Fibre Producer of the Year by the World Textile Awards.

Sorona biopolymer, which contains 37% annually renewable plant-based ingredients, is used in apparel, residential and commercial carpets and automotive mats and carpets.

The first independent global awards competition, the World Textile Awards, are dedicated to recognising and rewarding excellence across the global textile industry. Companies were assessed on their market position, technical performance, environmental and sustainability practices, quality control and employee programs.