Birla Cellulose & SaXcell Partner to Create Recycled Man-Made Cellulosic Fibers


02 November 2023, Mumbai

Birla Cellulose and SaXcell have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the production of recycled man-made cellulosic fibers. SaXcell's textile waste pulping technology combined with Birla's wet spinning expertise will result in high-quality and eco-friendly "SaXcell" recycled fibers.

Both companies share a vision for a more circular textile industry. Erik van der Weerd, CEO of SaXcell, highlighted the importance of global cooperation to address the social and environmental challenges facing the industry. He believes that the combined innovation and production capacities of SaXcell and Birla offer a great opportunity to make a real difference.

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Dr. Aspi Patel, Chief Technology Officer of the Aditya Birla Group & Birla Cellulose, expressed the company's commitment to supporting innovators and expanding circular fiber offerings in the textile and non-woven value chain. He believes that partnerships like this will play an increasingly important role in advancing circularity in the global textile value chain.
SaXcell B.V. is a leading technology development company that transforms used textiles into raw material for making new and sustainable man-made cellulosic fibers. The production of these new fibers uses less water, land, and chemicals.

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