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New Bio-Based TPU Has Luxury Footwear in its Sights

Rivet's 2020 Denim Circularity report takes a deep dive into how the global denim industry is plotting its circular future amidst a worldwide pandemic.

In the race to make footwear foam “faster, better, cleaner, greener and cheaper,” API has developed a new thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) material that it claims is easier and cheaper to produce while being more sustainable than alternatives on the midsole manufacturing market. API’s Apilon 52 Bio Light material is the first lightweight TPU material the…

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