Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-12

INVISTA China ADN project receives final construction permit

The INVISTA Nylon Chemicals (China) Co., Ltd., adiponitrile (ADN) project at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) has received its final construction permit, which allows construction across the entire facility. Construction has been progressing well for several months in part of the plant and will now commence in the remaining areas.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-12

The Lenzing Group, a leading company in the area of wood-based specialty fibers, celebrates another milestone on the way to making the textile and apparel industry more sustainable and transparent. Since 2019, Lenzing has been using the blockchain technology powered by the Hong Kong start-up TextileGenesis™ to ensure the traceability of textiles from fiber to production and distribution.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-12

Focused and with clipboard in hand, Shalanda Palmore walks onto the Greenwood site to start her shift. On the way to the machine she operates, Shalanda notices a tool left out in another area. She takes a moment to put the tool in its proper place. Then she investigates further and writes down if the area needs any possible improvements. This is the no-nonsense approach to safety that Shalanda brings to work every day.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-11

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced that, for the first time, Dyneema®Composite Fabrics are used by Moncler in the Fall/Winter 2020 Grenoble collection, which fuses form and function into high performance skiwear.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-05

Smart tech fibers, contemporary style and heritage. Past, present and future are intertwined in the new ‘Tattva’ collection by famous Indian designer Hemang Agrawal who has teamed up with Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei, the Japanese yarn manufacturer leading in both high-performative innovation and sustainability. The collection comprises textiles entirely conceived and created by the designer. A new chapter for Bemberg™ glamorous uniqueness for high-end fashion, first Japanese reality that participated at Lakmé Fashion Week 2020, the biggest fashion event in India.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-19

Leading fiber producer sets bold 2030 sustainability targets for a positive impact on climate, nature and people

Leading global producer of sustainable fiber and bio-based products, Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL), has announced a slate of progressive targets to 2030 that will have a positive impact on climate, nature and people while transforming its business.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-19

Indorama Ventures included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for the fourth consecutive year

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, is honored to be listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the second consecutive year and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index (DJSI Emerging Markets) for fourth consecutive year. The 2020 results put IVL in the top three among the world’s leading sustainable chemical companies.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-18

Kelheim Fibres partner of ETP in „Bio-Based Fibres“ and “Circular Economy” programs

The Bavarian viscose speciality fibres manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has partnered with the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (ETP) in two strategic programs: “Bio- Based Fibres” and “Circular Economy”.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-05

Sateri launches sustainability vision for 2030; pledges to be world’s leading net-positive fibre producer

Sateri, the world’s largest viscose producer, has launched its sustainability vision for 2030 to guide the company’s strategic growth in the coming decade. The Vision is anchored around four key pillars in response to environmental and social challenges faced by the cellulosic fibre industry: Climate and Ecosystem Protection, Closed Loop Production, Innovation and Circularity, and Inclusive Growth.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-05

Hengli Petrochemical to utilize INVISTA’s P8 technology for two PTA lines at Huizhou

INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Hengli Petrochemical (Huizhou) Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Hengli Group (Hengli), have reached agreement to license INVISTA’s P8 PTA technology for two PTA lines.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-05

Lenzing reports improved results in the third quarter and remains strategically on course

In the first three quarters of 2020, the Lenzing Group successfully responded to the extremely difficult market environment of increased pressure on prices and volume due to the COVID-19 crisis by implementing a broad package of measures and remains fully on track in terms of its strategy. The cooperation with partners along the value chains was intensified and Lenzing was agile and flexible in adjusting production volume to demand.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-11-04

Kelheim Fibres scores a leading position in Canopy’s 2020 Hot Button Report

The Bavarian viscose speciality fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has achieved a leading score in Canopy’s 2020 Hot Button Report. Kelheim Fibres ranks overall among the top 5 producers and was even able to improve their good previous year’s result.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-29

Toyobo to establish joint venture with Indorama Ventures to build new plant for automobile airbag yarns

Toyobo Co., Ltd. has agreed to set up a joint venture firm to produce yarns for automobile airbags with Bangkok-based Indorama Polyester Industries PCL (IPI), which is under the umbrella of the world’s largest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producer, Indorama Ventures PCL (SET ticker: IVL). The joint company plans to build a new plant on the IPI factory site in Rayong Province, Thailand, and start operations in 1st Quarter of 2022.

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