OCTOBER 1-2, 2024
James B. Hunt, Jr. Library
North Carolina State University | Raleigh, NC
OCTOBER 1-2, 2024
James B. Hunt, Jr. Library
North Carolina State University | Raleigh, NC

Conference Speakers


Thomas Wittrup

CEO, Fiberpartner ApS


Thomas Wittrup is the CEO and owner of Fiberpartner. With over three decades of experience in the field, Thomas is a true expert in fibers and holds an extensive knowledge within polyester fiber production.

Driven by a strong commitment to environmental sustainability, Thomas has made it his mission to refine and develop solutions with a reduced climate footprint. His vision for Fiberpartner is to offer competitive and commercially applicable solutions that can revolutionize the industries they serve. Central to this vision is a dedication to creating a greener polyester production.

Thomas firmly believes that innovation is the key to achieving their environmental goals. Through strategic partnerships and a deliberate focus on responsible choice editing, he envisions a future where polyester production can be more eco-friendly without compromising quality and performance.

Let us be inspired by Thomas Wittrup's wealth of experience and passion for sustainability as he takes us on a journey towards a greener and more environmentally conscious future for the polyester industry. 

Tuesday, September 26
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
2023 RISE® Innovation Award Presentations

BicoBio Fiber

A future proof bicomponent fiber core sheath construction, developed from materials with a low carbon footprint. Designed to biodegrade in the environments where most plastics eventually find themselves: landfills and ocean water.

•     The BioBased PE is produced from sugar cane and has a negative carbon footprint.

•     The Recycled PET is GRS certified.

•     PrimaLoft® Bio™ a technology that enables polyester fibers to biodegrade.

Fibers can be processed in a variety of nonwovens technologies.

To learn more about the BicoBio fiber and the nomination contact Fiberpartner, Thomas Wittrup at

+45 2025 6509 or twt@fiberpartner.com 

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