Yarn & Fiber

2017-12-14

Teijin to celebrate 50th Anniversary of Teijin Polyester (Thailand) and boost global polyester fiber business

Teijin Limited announced that it has fully transferred the production of its primary polyester-fiber brands to Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Limited (TPL), a subsidiary of Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. TPL, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, is now the hub of Teijin’s strategic global polyester-fiber production.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-12-13

Care for the community and competence in materials for the sport industry: RadiciGroup teams up with Atalanta to win in Europe.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-30

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the Teijin Group’s fiber-product converting company, announced today that it has developed a polyester high-gauge knitting material laminated with a breathable film to produce thin, lightweight and breathable textiles. Teijin Frontier will sell its new material mainly for spring/summer 2019 sportswear.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-15

Care for the community and environmental sustainability, as well as collaboration, cross-influence, and transversal experiences between school and work: these are the key words guiding Giulio Natta Istituto Statale di Istruzione Superiore [State Institute of Higher Education] in Bergamo in its joint effort with RadiciGroup to obtain ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification for the school.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-08

The Denver Broncos just got greener! New Era Cap – the official on-field hat of the National Football League (NFL) – announced the debut of its first-ever official NFL cap made with plastic bottles, thanks to the use of REPREVE® fiber. Starting on November 12, fans will be able to purchase the new, eco-friendly New Era caps at the Broncos Team Store at Sports Authority Field at Mile High during Broncos games. The REPREVE-based caps will come in multiple styles, including the 9FIFTY® and 9TWENTY®.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-12-14

Teijin Frontier to establish Fiber Research Lab in Thailand

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the Teijin Group’s fiber-product converting company, announced today that it will establish a R&D facility for fibers including polyester fibers in Thailand. Teijin Frontier Thai Innovation Laboratory (TFTIL) will be located in the Thailand Science Park, a private-sector science and technology hub that the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) will open in January 2018.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-12-07

Teijin to accelerate carbon fiber business and to integrate subsidiary Toho Tenax

Teijin Limited will establish new carbon-fiber production facility in the U.S. city of Greenwood, South Carolina, and Teijin Carbon Fibers, Inc. (TCF), a wholly owned subsidiary. TCF is expected to be incorporated this December and begin operating its new carbon-fiber production facility by the end of FY 2020. Also, Toho Tenax Co., Ltd., the core company of Teijin’s carbon fibers business, announced that it will expand the capacity of a specialized polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor for carbon fiber in its Mishima Factory.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-16

Unifi recycles 10 billionth bottle and announces goal to recycle 30 billion by 2022

In honor of America Recycles Day, Unifi, Inc., (NYSC: UFI) the global leader in branded recycled performance fibers, announces the Company has recycled more than 10 billion plastic bottles. Building from that momentum, Unifi is targeting 20 billion bottles recycled by 2020 and 30 billion bottles by 2022. To recognize customers who have partnered for this achievement, Unifi is launching the REPREVE Champions of Sustainability Awards.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-15

Sugar molecules make cotton fibres glow

Filipe Natalio, a chemist at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and a team of seven further researchers from science institutes in Germany and Austria has developed a process for imbuing cotton fibers with material that glows under fluorescent light. In their paper published in the journal Science on September14, the team described their process, how well it works and other applications under which it might prove useful.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-08

Beaulieu Yarns awarded “Highly Protected Risk” (HPR) status

Beaulieu Yarns, the global supplier of high-quality polyamide and polypropylene yarns, is pleased to announce the achievement of Highly Protected Risk (HPR) status for its French production site, Ideal Fibres & Fabrics Comines. Awarded by FM Global, HPR designation means a facility meets the highest industry standards for property protection.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-08

Dolan Holding sold European Carbon Fiber to Solvay

November 2017, Kelheim, Germany: Dolan Holding GmbH, a company owned by funds managed by Alpina Partners (“Alpina”) and Dr. Jan Verdenhalven sold European Carbon Fiber GmbH (“ECF”), a German producer of high-quality “precursor” for large-tow (50K) polyacrylonitrile-based (PAN-based) carbon fibers, to Solvay. The parties agreed that the terms of the transaction will not be disclosed.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-08

Yarn Expo Autumn with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

While Shanghai’s weather began cooling down in October, the textile market, and the yarn and fibre sector in particular, was heating up as suppliers and buyers from around the world gathered at Yarn Expo Autumn for three days of sourcing and business opportunities. The yarn and fibre sector’s leading global event continues to be praised by the industry as an effective sourcing platform, meaning that its size and popularity keep growing every year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-11-08

“Ocjo”: RadiciGroup puts safety on stage

A performance event to promote safety awareness among employees in their working and living environment.

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