Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-12

Textile Exchange rPET Challenge Fact Sheet

More than 45 renowned textile, apparel and retail companies—including major brands such as adidas, Dibella, Eileen Fisher, Gap Inc., H&M, IKEA, Lindex, MetaWear, Target and Timberland—have committed or are supporting an increase in their use of Recycled Polyester (rPET) by at least 25% by 2020, it was announced today at Textile Exchange’s annual Textile Sustainability Conference, where more than 500 textile and apparel leaders have come together to discuss the most important sustainability issues facing the industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-12

Cotton is not only a fibre for the textile industry. Its sphere of influence goes much further: it is an essential economic factor for many farmers and workers in developing countries. Lately, the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC), Washington, presented the results of a recent assessment of the number of people employed in the cotton sector. In its estimates for employment in cotton growing in the 2015/16 season, the ICAC assumes around 200 million people.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-12

At an exclusive event in Paris, the Lenzing Group launched a new product: TENCEL™ Luxe. The TENCEL™ Luxe branded lyocell filament is another key milestone in the implementation of the company’s sCore TEN strategy and the first time that Lenzing enters the filament market. It will further support Lenzing’s shift to become a true speciality player in the botanic materials market derived from sustainable wood sources.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-11

The long-awaited Yarn Expo Autumn will be held again in Shanghai from 11 – 13 October, welcoming thousands of industry players who are looking for quality yarn and fibre products from China, Asia and elsewhere. As an effective and highly praised platform for reflecting the latest industry trends and attracting worldwide buyers, Yarn Expo has been growing in popularity every year, with the number of exhibitors increasing to around 493 this edition, up from 319 last year. The exhibition space will also expand by 115%, allowing suppliers to showcase more of their products to visitors.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-05

As of September 01, 2017, PHP Fibers took over the Breathair® activities by Toyobo Europe GmbH in Europe. Breathair® is a complex and three-dimensional fiber structure used in upholstery materials.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-08

Teijin to participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics

Teijin Limited announced today that Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the Teijin group's fiber-product converting company, and Nantong Teijin Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the group’s textile manufacturing and sales company based in Nantong, China, will participate in Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics–Autumn Edition 2017, one of the world’s biggest and most comprehensive exhibitions of apparel fabric and accessories. The show will be held at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from October 11 to 13.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-06

RadiciGroup releases its 2016 Sustainability Report

The RadiciGroup 2016 Sustainability Report has been officially released. The document – available in Italian and English – reports on the objectives and goals achieved by the Group in the field of economic, environmental and social sustainability, sets new challenges for the organization and communicates its performance to all stakeholders in a transparent way.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-05

Capacity increase for Teijin’s Technora aramid fiber

Teijin’s Aramid Business today announced the completion of a new production line at its Technora production facility in Matsuyama, Japan. As of now extra Technora capacity is available for Teijin Aramid’s customers globally.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-10-04

DuPont, Hyosung, INVISTA and Lenzing host Group Pavilions at this month’s Intertextile Shanghai

What do DuPont, Hyosung, INVISTA and Lenzing all have in common? Each of these industry heavyweights will be hosting Group Pavilions at this month’s Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, adding to the A/W sourcing season’s most comprehensive range of quality, innovative and fashionable apparel fabrics and accessories – over 4,500 exhibitors from 32 countries and regions are taking part this edition.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-09-29

Teijin Materials and Technologies to support World Solar Challenge

Teijin Aramid B.V. opening a new window, the core company of the Teijin Group's aramid business, announced today that its para-aramid fiber Twaron will be deployed in the solar-powered vehicles being developed by the KU Leuven and University of Michigan teams taking part in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the world’s biggest solar car racing event, taking place in Australia from October 8 to 15.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-09-29

20 Years Com4® – quality yarns that guarantee reliability

Yarns of good and consistent quality are a must for the textile processing industry. Rieter Com4® yarns meet this requirement, and have been doing so for 20 years. The yarns can be processed perfectly and are the basis for high quality products.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-09-29

AMSilk CEO Jens Klein to speak at Synthetic Biology conference SynBioBeta 2017

AMSilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, will be a participant in this year’s SynBioBeta 2017 in San Francisco. AMSilk CEO Jens Klein has been selected as one of the featured speakers at this year’s event, where he will present the manifold field of applications enabled by AMSilk’s silk biopolymers.

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Yarn & Fiber

2017-09-29

Fashion design shaped by the choice of materials

RadiciGroup partners with the Politecnico di Milano to organize a “Sportswear Design” workshop course for the Master’s Programme “Design for the Fashion System”. In Milan, a “Sportswear Design” workshop course, organized as part of the Master’s Programmein “Design for the Fashion System” has recently started at the technical university Politecnico di Milano.

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