Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-25

China National Silk Museum (NSM) celebrates 30th Anniversary with International Museum Day Forum, SROM Online Curating Competition, and Silk Road Week

On May 17, 2022, China National Silk Museum (NSM) launched the International Museum Day Forum on the theme of “The Power of Museums: Research, Collaborations, and Community” virtually. Dr. An Laishun, Vice President of ICOM, Dr. Kate Seymour, Chair of ICOM International Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC), Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset, Chair of ICOM COSTUME, Prof. Sally Yerkovich, Chair of ICOM Standing Committee on Ethics, Prof. Marie Louise Bech Nosch, President of Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Mr. Xudong Wang, Director of The Palace Museum, and many other scholars all participated and gave presentations.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-25

Intertextile and Yarn Expo spring show dates to be adjusted

In response to pandemic containment efforts, Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics – Spring Edition and Yarn Expo Spring will be merged with the respective Autumn Editions of the shows from 29 – 31 August, whilst Intertextile Home Textiles will also be moved to the same aforementioned dates. The fairs will still take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai where they were originally due to be held from 14 – 16 April 2022.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-25

Unifi, makers of REPREVE®, announces fifth annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability awards

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), makers of REPREVE® and one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today announced the recipients of its fifth annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability awards, which recognize brand, textile and retail partners that have demonstrated a true commitment to supporting a more sustainable world.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-25

CJ BIO, a division of South Korea-based CJ CheilJedang and leading producer of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), and NatureWorks, an advanced materials company that is the world’s leading producer of polylactic acid (PLA), have signed a letter of intent (LOI) establishing a strategic alignment between the two organizations and have announced that the two companies are working toward a Master Collaboration Agreement (MCA).

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-16

Gebr. Otto is exhibiting at this year’s Techtextil from 21 to 24 June in Frankfurt. The Dietenheim-based textile company manufactures a selected range of functional high-tech yarns made, for example, of conductive, high-strength and flame-retardant fibres. Gebr. Otto’s aim at the trade fair is to make personal contacts and to expand regional technology chains. The textile solution provider is to be found, as in past years, at the BW-I joint stand in Hall 12.1 at Booth No. C80.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-12

SABIC today reported its earnings for the first quarter of 2022. The company’s revenue for the first quarter reached SAR 52.64 billion ($ 14.04 billion), representing an increase of 3% compared to the previous quarter and a 40% increase year-on-year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-12

With total sales of EUR 1.508 million generated by over 30 production and sales units in Europe, Asia and America, RadiciGroup closed its 2021 financial year with positive results, despite the difficulties due to the lingering effects of the pandemic and the steep increase in the cost of raw materials and energy, especially during the latter part of the year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-25

Teijin Aramid publishes Sustainability Report 2021 ‘Scaling up for impact’

In ‘Scaling up for impact’ Teijin Aramid reports on its sustainability efforts in 2021. By quantifying the journey, the report provides a comprehensive overview of the company’s acceleration to get to ‘net zero’ well before 2050.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-25

Teijin Frontier develops new chemical recycling technology for polyester fibers

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it has developed a recycling technology using a new depolymerization catalyst to recycle colored polyester fibers without losing the quality of polyester fibers made from petroleum-derived raw materials. The new technology also lowers environmental load compared to conventional recycling.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-05

Meet B.I.G. Yarns at Clerkenwell Design Week to explore inspiring possibilities for carpet tile collections

B.I.G. Yarns has secured its debut spot at the return of Clerkenwell Design Week (24-26 May 2022) and can’t wait to inspire carpet makers, architects and designers with the endless possibilities to create imaginative and sustainable contract flooring.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-05

Lenzing rides out significant cost pressure to report solid first quarter

In the first quarter of 2022, the Lenzing Group, like the entire manufacturing industry, was significantly affected by the extreme developments in global energy and commodity markets. A predominantly positive market environment and the strategic focus on specialty fibers such as those of the TENCEL™, LENZING™ ECOVERO™ and VEOCEL™ brands nevertheless ensured a solid revenue and earnings trend, with the effect of higher costs being largely offset.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-05-05

AMSilk appoints Klaus Kjedal as Chief Production Officer and Managing Director

AMSilk GmbH (“AMSilk”), a world leader in supplying innovative high-performance bio-based silk materials, today announces the appointment of Klaus Kjedal as Chief Production Officer (CPO) and Managing Director (MD).

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-04-28

Trevira CS Club’s 10th Anniversary / Trevira CS at the Heimtextil Trade Fair 2022

At the start of 2022, Trevira announced this year’s Gold and Silver status members of the Trevira CS Club, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Trevira CS customers in the club are recognised for their loyalty. The club is open to all Trevira CS customers who have a trademark agreement and trademark approval. Admission and classification is based on a questionnaire.

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