Asia Pacific Yarn (APY) Awarded OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Certification
Pangkalan Kerinci, Jun 12, 2020 – Asia Pacific Yarn (APY) is proud to announce that our sustainable viscose yarn has been awarded the OEKO-TEX® STD 100 certification by TESTEX AG. Conformance to Annex 6 product class I, confirms that our Yarn is free from any harmful substances and safe to use in baby articles, while additionally fulfilling the requirements of Annex XVII of REACH, US CPSIA and Chinese standard GB 18401:2010.
Compliance to the OEKO-TEX® STD 100 is achieved through rigorous testing by an independent laboratory. This certification is an important step for APY to demonstrating that our products meet the prescribed human health and ecological requirements.
“This is an excellent achievement that clearly demonstrates our commitment to operating in line with leading international standards. APY will continuously thrive for higher certification with our commitment to deliver the best quality to our customers, while maintaining our commitment to best-in-class sustainability performance.” said Ben Poon, Business Head, Asia Pacific Rayon.
APY is committed to be a world-class responsible and efficient viscose rayon producer, creating value for the Community, Country, Climate, Customer, and Company.
About Asia Pacific Rayon:
Asia Pacific Rayon (APR), the first integrated viscose-rayon manufacturer in Asia, commenced operations earlier this year and has a production capacity of 240,000 tonnes a year. Located in Pangkalan Kerinci, Riau province, APR’s wood fibre comes from sustainably-managed plantations that are traceable along the entire value chain from nursery to viscose-rayon.
APR is committed to become a leading viscose-rayon producer that is sustainable, transparent, operationally efficient, serves the community’s and country’s interests and provides value to customers.
Head of Corporate Communications, Asia Pacific Rayon
APR hosted a gathering of 45 representatives from the Indonesian fashion industry in a roundtable celebrating the journey from sustainable fibre to fashion.