Yarn & Fiber

2019-01-03

SGL Carbon supplies carbon fibers and fabrics for BMW iNEXT

BMW Group has chosen SGL Carbon to supply carbon fibers and semi-finished textile products for a range of components in its upcoming next-generation electric vehicle, the BMW iNEXT.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-01-03

Teijin Limited announced that Technora black, the company’s strong and flame-retardant para-aramid fiber, has been selected for use in the back panel of the newest AQUOS zero, SHARP’s flagship smartphone model, which was released on December 21.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-12-19

Yarn Expo Spring will take place from 12 – 14 March 2019 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. The fair, covering 26,000 sqm in hall 8.1, will take place alongside Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and three more concurrent fairs.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-12-06

The Lenzing Group filed a first wave of patent applications for its new LENZING™ Web Technology with the World Intellectual Property Organization. The 25 applications focus on product, process and application inventions and are part of Lenzing’s intellectual property protection strategy.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-28

RadiciGroup Comfort Fibres is taking part in Performance Days, a trade fair dedicated to trends and innovations in the field of yarns, fabrics and accessories, with special attention to sportswear, athleisure and safety.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-01-17

EuroFibers appointed as premium supplier of Twaron®-based ripcords

To drive their process flexibility and offer customers the best service, Teijin Aramid has appointed EuroFibers BV as premium supplier of Twaron® based ripcords types. In concrete terms this means that as of January 1st 2019, ripcord orders can be placed at EuroFibers, who will handle the complete order process. The Twaron® based ripcords from EuroFibers are called Ripo RC and Ripo WB.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-01-03

Indorama Ventures to acquire Invista’s HVA Polymer Asset in Germany

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire INVISTA Resins & Fibers GmbH, which owns a high value-added PET manufacturing facility located in Gersthofen, Germany. The Gersthofen site has a combined capacity of 282,000 tonnes/ annum, and employs approximately 140 employees.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-01-03

Indorama Ventures to acquire PET recycling capabilities from Custom Polymers PET, LLC in US

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a PET recycling facility from Custom Polymers PET in Alabama, US. The facility consists of two production lines; Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (rPET) Flake and food-grade rPET Pellets, with a combined capacity of 31,000 tonnes/annum.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-01-03

Toray to integrate management of textile manufacturing subsidiaries in Thailand

Toray Industries, Inc., today announced that its textile manufacturing subsidiaries in Thailand - Thai Toray Textile Mills Public Company Limited and Luckytex (Thailand) Public Company Limited - confirmed the policy to integrate the management of the two companies at the respective board of directors meetings and approved to convene extraordinary general shareholders’ meetings for the integration.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-12-20

Rieter sells real estate in Ingolstadt

Rieter sells its real estate in Ingolstadt (Germany) to GERCHGROUP AG of Düsseldorf (Germany). The respective purchase agreement was notarized today. As a result of the sale, the Rieter Group anticipates an extraordinary profit contribution after taxes of around 60 million euros in 2019. Rieter expects to close the transaction in the third quarter of 2019.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-29

INVISTA to launch new LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology

INVISTA, owners of the LYCRA® brand and portfolio of products, will launch its new patented LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology in North America at the Kingpins NYC show on November 28-29. LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology provides denim and woven fabrics with soft, easy stretch and excellent recovery.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-29

Westex by Milliken and Teijin Aramid join forces in Asia Pacific to revolutionize aramid FR fabric market

Leading U.S. flame resistant (FR) textiles brand Westex™ by Milliken™ and global aramid fiber producer Teijin Aramid announce a joint technology and commercial partnership for Southeast Asia and Australasia.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-28

Südwolle Group and Santoni collaborate towards a new footwear concept

The X MACHINE branded Santoni and the technical wool-based yarns by Südwolle Group create a new concept of footwear for active wear with an upper in seamless knit fabric.

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