Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-14

Lenzing pioneers web technology to further drive sustainability in the nonwoven industry

The Lenzing Group announced today that it has successfully pioneered a new technology platform, LENZING™ Web Technology, with a focus on sustainable nonwoven products that will open up new market opportunities for the industry. Following an investment of EUR 26 million and several years of research and development, Lenzing completed the commissioning phase for a one-meter wide pilot facility located at their headquarters in Lenzing, Austria.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-14

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the Teijin Group’s fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed a new material, a polyester material that achieves the look, texture, aesthetic appeal and comfort of hybrid silk wool for a wide range of medium-thickness apparel applications including jackets and bottoms, as a new product for SOLOTEX Opening a new window family.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-12

Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) heads to the South Korean capital to present its strong support for the growing geosynthetics market at the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics ICG 2018 (Stand 14).

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-12

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it will participate in Première Vision Paris, a major global event for fashion industry professionals that will be held in Paris from September 19 to 21.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-08-30

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed a new highly water-repellent fabric incorporating enhanced elastic properties. It plans to market the new product from the beginning of the 2019 spring/summer season.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-12

Teijin Frontier develops linen-like Polyester fiber

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed a new linen-like fiber that boasts a highly fresh, natural appearance for extra-comfortable outer clothing, jackets, bottoms and blouses. Teijin Frontier will commercially launch the product in the 2019 spring/summer season, targeting annual sales of 250,000 meters by the fiscal year ending March 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-12

Innovation in the fibre world: focus of talks at GFC

RadiciGroup presents at the Global Fiber Congress on the circular economy and new trends in the automotive industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-03

Kelheim Fibres to present transparent viscose speciality fibre at Dornbirn

The viscose fibre “Leonardo” from the Bavarian speciality fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres is an extremely smooth and flat viscose fibre with a width to thickness ratio of up to 1:40. This geometry with parallel sides gives the fibre its unique characteristics: In wet laid nonwovens, Leonardo scores with skin friendliness and high liquid storage capacity, typical properties of viscose fibres, which are further improved in Leonardo.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-08-29

Global Young Voices and RadiciGroup for SDGs

A new project aiming at raising awareness on the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals among young people (below the age of 30): this is the ongoing initiative promoted by Global Young Voices (GYV) and supported by RadiciGroup.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-08-23

Fujian Billion Petrochemicals Co., Ltd to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for its 2.5 million tonne PTA line

INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Fujian Billion Petrochemicals Co., Ltd. have reached agreement to license INVISTA’s latest purified terephthalic acid (PTA) process technology for a new PTA line. The PTA line will have a design capacity of 2.5 million metric tonnes per year and will be installed in Fujian Province, China.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-08-16

Teijin Frontier (U.S.A.) to open new showroom

Teijin Frontier (U.S.A.), Inc., a subsidiary of Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the Teijin Group’s fiber and products converting company, announced today that it will open a showroom at its U.S. head office in New York City displaying products designed for the U.S. market.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-08-09

Lenzing Group reports solid results in a demanding market environment

The Lenzing Group generated solid results in a challenging market environment in the first half of 2018. The decline in revenue and earnings compared with the first half of the previous year, which was the best half-year in the company’s history, was based on a mix of volatile prices for standard viscose and price increases for key raw materials, coupled with currency effects.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-08-02

Woolmark Performance Challenge announces 10 finalists

The Woolmark Company and leading sports brand adidas have announced the 10 finalists for the inaugural Woolmark Performance Challenge. The Woolmark Performance Challenge is a new annual competition for tertiary students aimed at pushing the limits of product innovation and is set to kick-start the career of the eventual winner. In its first year the award attracted 510 student registrations from 58 universities from across Europe and North America.

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