Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-10

Jiatong Energy to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for its dual PTA Lines

INVISTA Textiles (U.K.) Limited’s technology and licensing business, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Jiangsu Jiatong Energy Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Tongkun Group (Tongkun), have reached agreement to license INVISTA’s latest P8 PTA technology for two PTA lines.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-10

The Lenzing Group was the first Austrian company to send goods 100 percent “Made in Austria” by train directly to China. The train loaded with TENCEL™ fibers reached Xinzhu station in Xi'an on September 05.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-03

Following its earlier announcement last month, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan announces the launch of its “yarnbank™” yarn sourcing web service. yarnbank™ is the world’s first online web service for searching and viewing the latest yarns, developed with cooperation from yarn companies from around the world. Registered users have free access to the yarnbank™ archive of yarn information and digital yarn data.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-27

Teijin Aramid, world leader in aramid high performance fibers, announced today the appointment of Isabelle Damen as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) per August 24th, 2020. Isabelle Damen succeeds Peter ter Horst, who was named CEO of Teijin Aramid earlier this year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-27

Due to the short-term increase in demand from Chinese customers, Lenzing AG is breaking new ground. For the first time in the history of Austria, a local company is sending goods that are 100 percent produced in Austria directly to China by train.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-16

RadiciGroup bets on research and innovation: sets up Radici InNova consortium

RadiciGroup has announced the founding of Radici InNova, a non-profit consortium, to carry out the Group’s strategic aims of ensuring business continuity, improving corporate competitiveness and creating value for the community.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-03

Indorama Ventures works with HSBC to turn post-consumer PET into PPE suits for medical personnel in Thailand

In response to the pandemic, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical company, is transforming post-consumer PET bottles into much-needed PPE suits. The PPE suits have been donated to local hospitals in need of equipment to protect local medical personnel working to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-03

Lenzing creates unprecedented level of traceability

Most of the top 100 fashion brands have announced targets for 100% sustainable fibers target by 2025 , but less than 5% of those brands can trace their textile inputs to verify the sustainability credentials of the fiber producers. This helps explain why the first ‘core priority for immediate implementation’ of the CEO Agenda (from Global Fashion Agenda) is supply chain traceability.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-27

Nylstar introduces yarn made from INVISTA recycled nylon 6.6 polymer with Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certification

The new Meryl® Recycled yarns are part of the global strategy from Nylstar to provide Circular Economy solutions to the textile industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-27

DSM enables ground-breaking protective cycling jersey with Dyneema® fabric for Tour de France

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces that Dyneema® is driving the performance of Team Sunweb’s protective cycling jerseys in the 2020 Tour de France. Together with its partners, Team Sunweb and Craft Sportswear, DSM has helped to deliver a jersey that, when combined with a protective baselayer, offers cyclists effective abrasion protection at speeds up to 60km/h, while also reducing the severity of open wounds at even higher speeds. In this way, DSM underlines its commitment to protect people and the environment they live in.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-19

RadiciGroup and Atalanta still a team

RadiciGroup and Atalanta B.C. have the pleasure to announce the continuation of their partnership during the 2020-2021 football season. In the next few days, they will publish the details of their collaboration – a testimony to their shared values and, above all, their deep attachment to the territory and communities of the Province of Bergamo.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-13

As expected, SGL Carbon’s second quarter impacted by Corona pandemic

As expected, the second quarter of SGL Carbon was impacted by the Corona pandemic, but not to the extent predicted in May when the quarterly statement for the period ended March 31, 2020 was published. Sales in the three months as per end of June decreased approximately 23 percent year-on-year, whereas Group recurring EBIT was at around 2 million euros and thus higher than anticipated. In total, SGL Carbon reached Group sales of 457 million euros in the first half year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-12

Two more Sateri mills confirmed EU-BAT compliant

Two more Sateri mills in China, Sateri Jiujiang and Sateri Jiangxi, have received verification of compliance to the emissions limits set out in the European Union Best Available Techniques Reference Document (EU-BAT BREF) on Polymers. This brings the total number of EU-BAT compliant mills to three of five, accounting for over 60 per cent of Sateri’s overall fibre production capacity. In April this year, Sateri Fujian was the company’s first mill to be verified as being EU-BAT compliant.

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