Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

Teijin increases capacity of carbon short fiber

Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH, the Teijin Group's carbon fiberbusiness in Europe, has increased the production capacity of its German produced chopped carbon fiber type Tenax®-E HT C604 6mm by 40%. The companyis thus responding to the growing demand byEuropean electronics manufacturers in recent years, as well as to currently increasing needs for compounds for medical devices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will participate in the Kingpins24 digital event for the Fall 21 Denim season, taking place June 23-24.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-18

Environmental problems such as plastic pollution, global warming due to human population explosion, are getting severe in the world and especially the microplastic problem in the marine environment is becoming a devastating issue. It is predicted that the amount of plastic garbage will be more than that of fish in the world by 2050. There are also some scientific reports that these microplastics are already in our human body. Therefore, plastic recycling, reduction of plastic usage itself, and biodegradable plastic usage and development, have been intensively challenged and carried out.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-18

DOMO Chemicals, a leading producer of high-quality engineering materials for a diverse range of markets, has announced plans to stop and close its third line of Biaxally Oriented PA films (BOPA) from DOMO in Leuna (Germany), effective from August 2020. Affected employees have been informed and other operations at the Leuna plant will not be impacted by the move. The difficult decision was reached as a result of global overcapacity for nylon films.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-11

The organizers of DORNBIRN-GFC have announced that unfortunately the Dornbirn-GFC 2020 has to be cancelled. They stated this decision was very difficult for them and they regret it very much. Due to the impact of COVID-19 there will be no possibility to conduct the congress in its usual form this year. The travel restrictions and the extraordinary economic situation complicate the planning of events. The health aspect and the safety of our visitors are in the foreground of our decision.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

Teijin Frontier’s new high-stretch SOLOTEX®ECO-hybrid fiber made with plant-derivedand recycled materials

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today its new SOLOTEX®ECO-Hybrid high-stretchside-by-side (S/S) conjugated fiber an eco-friendly plant-derived polymer with a chemically recycled polyester polymer, each featuring different heat-shrinkage characteristics to enable the formation of coiled crimpyarn.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce new partnership

PrimaLoft, the leader in advanced material technology, announced a new partnership agreement with Fiberpartner, a global supplier of stapled fibers, technical yarns and plastics. This new licensing agreement allows for Fiberpartner to develop the use of Primaloft’s groundbreaking PrimaLoft® Bio™ technology in multiple new industries.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

Birla Cellulose launches Liva with added protection of Antimicrobialfibres, making care fashionable

Mumbai: Liva, the fashion ingredient brand from Birla Cellulose, part of Grasim Industries Ltd, flagship company of US $48.3-billion Aditya Birla Group, has launched Antimicrobial fibres, a breakthrough innovation that not only kills viruses and bacteria, but also inhibits their growth, keeping the fabric fresh and hygienic in the long run.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

Eastman partners with IMCD Group to expand its distribution network for specialty plastics in EMEA

Eastman Chemical B.V. has announced that, beginning 1 August 2020, it is expanding and reinforcing its strategic partnership with IMCD Group for the distribution of its specialty plastics.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-11

New recycled fibre Finex in stores

Sateri has unveiled Finex(TM) as its new product brand for recycled fibre. Finex, short for ‘Fibre Next’, is an innovative next-generation cellulosic fibre containing recycled content. Internationally known outdoor brand Lafuma has produced Finex apparel ahead of 618, China’s major mid-year online shopping festival, while independent China designer Rico Lee will launch his Finex apparel next month.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-11

Hengli Petrochemical announces successful performance demonstration on its 4th PTA line utilising INVISTA’s P8 PTA Technology

INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Co., Ltd (Hengli) are pleased to announce that Hengli’s 4th PTA line utilising INVISTA’s P8 Process Technology has met all performance guarantees.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-04

IFC and IDB invest co-lead a USD 1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, are co-leading a USD 1.1 billion financing to LD Celulose S.A., a joint venture between Lenzing AG and Duratex S.A., to build one of the largest dissolving wood pulp plants in the world, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The export credit agency Finnvera and seven commercial banks are participating in the financing. The investment will strengthen the competitiveness of Brazil’s pulp industry, create jobs, and support the country’s efforts towards climate change mitigation.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-29

Indorama Ventures PCL sets up special fund to support local projects

Thailand concern Indorama Ventures PCL (IVL), Trevira’s parent company, has pledged to provide financial support to selected charities during the Covid-19 pandemic through a special appeal fund. The money is to be allocated to local projects helping people and organisations facing especial hardship due to the coronavirus crisis. During this challenging time, Indorama wants to increase its support for social initiatives, especially in those regions and communities where its companies are based.

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