Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC)
Ochre is the generic name of a type of colour (yellow, golden and red), and there are two different types.
OECD Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. OECD, founded in 1961, is a consortium of 30 countries of the world’s most industrialised countries that share a commitment to democratic government and market economy.
The OEKO-TEX Standard 100 is an independent testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products in all stages. Fabrics eligible for certification are, for example; coarse and dyed finished yarns, natural and dyed finished fabrics and knits and ready-made articles.
Open End Denim. The term Open End Denim describes the yarn used to weave the denim. About 17 years ago, a process that was more economical and produced a more consistent yarn thickness.
Open innovation. Open up to external ideas to increase innovation capabilities and find routes to market. The central idea behind open innovation is that in a world of widely distributed knowledge, companies cannot afford to rely entirely on their research, but should instead buy or license processes or inventions from other companies.
OPEN-END DENIM ILLUSTRATION
Optical brightness or Optical Whiteners are chemicals make fabrics seem to show lighter than they do, to make them brighter they convert ultraviolet light to visible light in the blue region. They are sometimes used in the manufacture of fabrics and included in the formula of many detergents sold for home use.