Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

Lenzing invests in state-of-the-art wastewater treatment at Grimsby site

The Lenzing Group, a world-leading provider of wood-based specialty fibers for the textile and nonwoven industries, is investing GBP 20 mn (equal to EUR 23.3 mn) to build a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant at its site in Grimsby, United Kingdom. The investment is part of the company’s plans to reduce wastewater emissions by 2022.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-15

The pandemic has greatly impacted consumers’ lifestyles over the past year, leading to a growing movement of eco-consciousness. Gathering yarn and fibre solution providers that offer green, recycled, regenerated and traceable products, Yarn Expo Autumn returns to hall 8.2 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) from 25 – 27 August, with both a physical and a virtual business platform available for buyers worldwide.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-15

Lenzing & Catania – Lenzing Group, a leading global producer of wood-based specialty fibers, is partnering with Orange Fiber, an Italian company which has patented the pulp production process for citrus by-products, to produce the first ever TENCEL™ branded lyocell fiber made of orange and wood pulp. This new product aims to realize both companies’ shared vision to enhance sustainability in the textile and fashion industry. The new TENCEL™ Limited Edition initiative combines the imagination, innovation and inspiration of eco-responsible textiles, through reinventing TENCEL™ branded fibers using unconventional sustainable raw materials.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-14

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today confirmed the introduction of the first seamless trail running shoe made with bio-based Dyneema® fiber by norda™, a Canadian shoe brand.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-01

In its quest to drive greater sustainability in the personal care and hygiene industry, the VEOCEL™ brand has launched a new offering: VEOCEL™ branded lyocell fibers with Dry technology which are naturally smooth and gentle on skin, ensuring comfort for sensitive skin. Absorbent hygiene products are an indispensable part of many consumers’ lives and are relied upon daily. As these are essential items, it is important that they should offer maximum comfort and relief to the user. This is demonstrated by the new VEOCEL™ branded lyocell fibers which have the capacity to provide a high level of comfort, softness and dryness, when applied in these types of products.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

The impact of wool in the cycling world

Many of the world’s sporting codes have picked up on the benefits of pure wool clothing. Many cyclists have switched to the innovative, knitted riding gear produced by companies such as Studio Eva x Carola and Mons Royale, and are happy to spread the news of its benefits. The International Wool Textile Organisation (IWTO) looks at the new, all-wool riding clothing currently growing in popularity among both professional and amateur riders.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

UNIFI's REPREVE® receives first Higg MSI Scores

Long regarded as the global leader in recycled fiber, REPREVE, made by Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), is now even more transparent. The company’s flagship recycled brand has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores. The Higg MSI (version 3.2) is the most comprehensive tool for sustainability analysts, designers and product developers who want to make more informed materials choices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-29

Lenzing raises outlook for current financial year

The Lenzing Group recorded a significantly improved development of its operating result in the first half of 2021. The preliminary EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization) more than doubled year-on-year to EUR 217.8 mn (compared to EUR 95.6 mn in the first half of 2020).

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-15

Teijin establishes carbon fiber products operations in Vietnam

Teijin Limited announced today that Teijin Carbon Vietnam Co., Ltd. (TCV) in Ha Nam, Vietnam, has started operating commercially to manufacture carbon fiber products including prepreg, a fiber sheet pre-impregnated with matrix resin as an intermediate material for composites. TCV initially will produce carbon fiber materials for sports and outdoor activities, including fishing, golf, bicycle and ice hockey goods, for markets in Southeast and South Asia and Asia-Pacific. Sales will be handled by TCV as well as carbon fiber sales affiliates of Teijin operating in these markets.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-05

RadiciGroup participating in Milano Unica

The return of RadiciGroup Advanced Textile Solutions to the trade fair circuit after months of lockdown starts with Milano Unica taking place on 6 and 7 July at the Fiera Milano Rho exhibitions district.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-01

Teijin Frontier to hold virtual comprehensive exhibition

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, launched a virtual comprehensive exhibition on June 29. English and Chinese support from mid-July to September 30.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-07-01

RadiciGroup reports good FY2020 results despite the pandemic, thanks, in part, to new investments in innovation and sustainability

RadiciGroup – an Italian multinational founded and headquartered in Bergamo and leading producer of chemicals, engineering polymers, synthetic fibres and nonwovens, with 3,000 employees in 15 countries worldwide – closed its 2020 financial year with consolidated sales revenue of EUR 1,019 million, curbing the decrease compared to 2019 to -6.7%. On the other hand, EBITDA reached EUR 173 million, up 4.4% compared to the prior year, and net income, net of amortization and depreciation, rose to EUR 87 million (+8.1% over 2019).

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-06-30

Kelheim Fibres presents award at “Plan B” start-up competition

For the fourth time, the international start-up competition "Plan B - Biobased.Business.Bavaria." organised by BioCampus Straubing honoured the best new business ideas in the field of biobased solutions.

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