What is Bemberg™?
Sustainable Cupro Fiber for Indian Traditional Wear
Bemberg™ is the brand name for cupro fiber from Asahi Kasei.
It is sustainable regenerated cellulose fiber made from cotton linter.
Asahi Kasei is now the only manufacturer in the world. Bemberg™
has integrated itself into the culture of countries around the world,
bringing beauty to people’s lives for many years. In India, with its
unique lustre Bemberg™ is used for traditional wear such as sarees
and dupattas since more than 40+ years. Popularity of Bemberg™
rests on its reliable quality, gliding smooth textures, bright colours,
and excellent comfort in any climate.
We deliver highly refined comfort in various situations to enrich your life. A big part of the appeal of Bemberg™
is its versatility. People who select Bemberg™ find that it’s concept of "Joy to choose, Joy to wear."
History of Bemberg™ in India
Bemberg™ celebrated 90th anniversary with growth in India
In India, Bemberg™ is a familiar fabric that is used for traditional
wear such as sarees and dupatta for more than 40 years now. We
provide support at production sites to ensure that local people are
actively involved at all stages of the value chain, from the
procurement of the raw material (cotton linter) to the distribution of
the final product. We also work to improve technologies, create
employment, and secure stable income.
The principle of Bemberg™ is invented in Germany.
Asahi Kasei built the Bemberg™ plant in Japan, and started operations.
On our planet, various changes are required to realize a sustainable society.
In the fashion industry as well, it is important to reduce the environmental impact
and build a business model that solves social problems, from the perspectives
of raw materials, production processes, and final products.
Under such circumstances, Bemberg™ has evolved to be
more sustainable by establishing transparent procurement routes
and introducing the closed-loop production system.
Since our founding, we have always adapted to the times and created new solutions.
We will respect our DNA and conduct what only Bemberg™ could do.
Social contribution in India
Bemberg™ has been popular in India for over 40 years as a fiber for traditional costumes such as sarees and dupatta, and we continue developing new technologies and proposing new fabrics so that people can wear dresses that are more comfortable and beautiful. Through technical support and industry-academia for stakeholders in the
What can sustainability really role in the fashion industry and what should the industry aim for in the future?
What do you expect from Bemberg™ for further development of the textile business?
You’ll find answers to these and more.
Ms. Shoko Noda
Resident Representative, UNDP India
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