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#072 Matthias Boehme about key markets for wool

Matthias Boehme is a guest on the Wool Academy Podcast

Matthias Boehme is a textile consultant and expert on a wide range of topics relevant to the wool industry. In in this episode, Matthias gives an outlook on the key markets for wool applications. These include the sports, outdoor and interior markets.

Matthias also talks about the increased interest in traceability and sustainability schemes and shares what manufacturers and retailers need to consider.

With his wide expertise, Matthias covers a broad range of topics relevant to the wool industry.

 

About Matthias Boehme

Matthias Boehme is an Innovation, Sustainability, R&D and Sales Consultant. He has a vast background in wool and wool products as well as otherĀ animal hair fibres. Matthias has helped retail brands implement their sustainability strategy as well as getting certified for various sustainability schemes such as GOTS.

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Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

Key Time Stamps

[01:00] About Matthias Boehme

[01:51] How Matthias started out in the wool industry?

[04:45] Which markets are particularly interesting for wool?

[08:10] What are the opportunities for crossbred wools?

[12:07] How is the topic of sustainability developing for wool?

[14:05] About the development of sustainability standards

[16:25] Advantages and disadvantages of sustainability standards

[18:07] First step of getting certified for a standard

[20:44] How to decide where to manufacture – Asia or Europe?

[22:26] How to set up a new supply chain – what needs to be considered?

[23:51] Is there a trend for manufacturing to return back to Europe?

[25:14] About the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

 

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About the author, Elisabeth

Elisabeth is the founder and host of the Wool Academy Podcast. She also runs her own consulting business where she supports wool industry businesses with strategic communications and project management.
Elisabeth used to work as the Secretary General for the International Wool Textile Organisation where she developed her passion for wool and the wool industry. Her previous education and work experience equipped her also with a broad set of communications skills.

Elisabeth vision is to see the wool industry thrive which is why she supports wool industry businesses communicate successfully.

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