May 4, 2018

Gildan's Sustainable Innovations Featured on Science Channel's New Show Tomorrow's World Today

Gildan is excited to be featured on the Science Channel’s new program, Tomorrow’s World Today, in an episode airing at 8:30am E.T. on Sunday May 6th. The show hosted by Tamara Krinsky, Emmy award-winning actress, writer and broadcast host and George Davison, co-creator of the show, is a cutting-edge television series exploring innovations in technology and sustainability. The program travels the world in search of innovative pioneers who are creating new ways to utilize technological advancements towards a more sustainable future. 

Gildan, and its vertically-integrated manufacturing process, will be featured in a full episode dedicated to exploring innovations from cotton field to finished t-shirt. In this episode, the viewer will follow cotton from North Carolina through the cotton ginning, yarn-spinning, textile production and garment assembly process, transforming the cotton into a Gildan t-shirt.

The episode features innovative technologies that are driving precision cotton farming, natural wastewater treatment systems, steam generating systems powered by agro-industrial by-products to replace fossil fuels and a thermal recovery system that harnesses heat and converts it into air conditioning within the Company’s factories. The technologies featured represent major investments in leading sustainability practices towards the Company’s vision of Making Apparel Better. If you want to learn more about the show and its programming, please visit: www.tomorrowsworldtoday.com

If you want to discover more about Gildan’s feature on Tomorrow’s World Today, we invite you to visit: http://landing.gildancorp.com/twt/