Yarn & Fiber

2021-02-25

Lenzing unveils pioneering TENCEL™ Modal fiber with Indigo Color technology

The Lenzing Group is enhancing sustainable offerings for the denim industry with TENCEL™ branded modal fibers with Indigo Color technology. The pioneering Indigo Color technology behind this new market offering incorporates indigo pigment directly into TENCEL™ branded modal fibers using a one-step spun-dyeing process.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-02-24

RadiciGroup and Avient ColorWorks™ team up to create carpet samples based on the new ColorForward 2022 Palette.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-02-19

A little over a minute to portray the values of an entire lifetime. On the occasion of Saint Valentine's Day, RadiciGroup is releasing a new corporate video with the collaboration and participation of Bergamo’s Atalanta football club: a visual narrative of the emotional parallels between the everyday operations at the Group sites and the typical activities of a football team.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-02-04

The project to bring INVISTA’s most advanced adiponitrile (ADN) technology to the Victoria, Texas site, is underway and continues to make progress. As scheduled, final tie-ins for the ADN technology upgrade are being installed during the site’s regularly planned maintenance turnaround.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-28

Hyosung TNC has inked a contract to supply Regen Jeju (regen®jeju), an eco-friendly fiber, to global outdoor brand The North Face.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-02-25

H&M Group’s co-owned TreeToTextile builds demonstration plant for upscaling new sustainable textile fiber

Together with its partners, IKEA, Stora Enso, and LSCS Invest, TreeToTextile will now invest €35 million in constructing a demonstration plant in Sweden. This marks a critical step towards commercialising new sustainable textile fibers with scalable technology and low manufacturing cost.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-02-04

Stora Enso from Sweden wins the innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021” with new cellulose foam for packaging

They are followed by Kelheim Fibres from Germany with high-quality hygiene products made of cellulose and Metsä Spring from Finland with an innovative cellulose fibre production process

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-28

BEAR FIBER - First US farm-to-fiber hemp socks

Bear Fiber has been promoting hemp fiber for fashion since the 1990s, when they were also helping develop the organic cotton market. Their goal now is to help grow the American Hemp Fiber Industry by developing a commercially sustainable market to support farmers, processors, yarn spinners, textile manufacturers and the apparel industry right here in the USA.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-28

IVL remains on track to deliver its 2021-2023 strategy that will double EBITDA and deliver double digit ROCE by 2023

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, a global chemical producer, hosted its annual IVL Capital Markets Day 2021 announcing its strategic progresses.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-28

For the first time: Growth rate for bio-based polymers with 8 % CAGR far above overall polymer market growth

The year 2020 was a promising year for bio-based polymers: Sold out PLA in 2019 has led to the installation of increased capacities, PE and PP made from bio-based naphtha are breaking ground and future expansion for bio-based polyamides as well as for PBAT, PHAs and casein polymers is on the horizon. A lower production is only observed for bio-based PET.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-28

Unifi announces significantly improved second quarter fiscal 2021 results

One of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the second quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended December 27, 2020.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-21

Toray leverages proprietary Nanoalloy® technology to create flexible and toughened polymer offering diverse applications

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has created a new polymer that retains the outstanding thermal resistance, rigidity, and strength of polyamide 6 (PA6) while delivering a bending fatigue limit that is 15-fold that of conventional polymers. Prospective applications for such exceptional durability include automobiles, appliances, and sporting goods. Toray looks to initiate full-fledged sample work in fiscal year 2021 while cultivating applications in diverse industrial materials fields.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-21

Lenzing plans Upper Austria's largest ground-mounted photovoltaic plant

The Lenzing Group plans Upper Austria’s largest ground-mounted photovoltaic plant on an area of around 55,000 m². The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to take place in summer 2021. After the expected commissioning in the second half of 2021, the plant's output will amount to 5.5 MWpeak. With approximately 16,000 modules, the plant will generate nearly 5,500 megawatt hours per year. This corresponds to the average annual electricity demand of more than 1,700 households and is unique in Upper Austria on this scale.

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