Yarn & Fiber

2022-10-06

Spinnova receives Business Finland NextGenerationEU grant for fibre development work

Spinnova Plc has received a grant of a maximum of 1.6 million euros for its research and development work from Business Finland for the time period 1 October 2022 – 31 December 2024. The grant amount represents 50% of the project’s total cost estimate of 3.2 million euros.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-10-06

Toray develops ”Ultrasuede™ nu” using 100% plant-based polyester for headrest covers of ANA Green Jet

Toray Industries, Inc., announced it has developed a new variety of Ultrasuede™ nu which partially consists of 100% plant-based polyester (see note 1). All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA), will adopt this developed material to the headrest covers in ANA Green Jet, the special aircraft from November this year. These aircrafts will selectively use products and services using sustainable materials to embody the ANA Future Promise (note 2), a slogan for that carrier’s commitment to realizing a sustainable society and enhancing corporate value.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-10-06

Gerber childrenswear launches new conscious clothing line fluid fashion enters the textile hub of the nation

Gerber Childrenswear LLC announced today the launch of Our Softest Edit, a new Gerber® baby and toddler apparel line developed in partnership with Livaeco™ by Birla Cellulose.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-10-06

INVISTA Nylon Chemicals (China) Co. celebrated the full operation of its Asia Innovation Center (AIC) with an opening ceremony held at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP) today. Serving as a key capability within INVISTA’s global R&D network and the company’s first R&D center for nylon 6,6 application development in Asia, the AIC is positioned to broaden the possibilities for application development in engineering polymers and provide superior innovative solutions for customers in Asia.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

IFG Asota and Tailorlux are planning to expand the current portfolio of tracer fibres that make cotton and cashmere traceable. The Polylactic Acid (PLA) is a bio-based solution that is the next level carrier of the optical fingerprint solution, a patented technology of Tailorlux.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Nylon has evolved into the core material of the hydrogen energy industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the textile and apparel industry, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Qore® to enable the world’s first large-scale commercial production of bio-derived spandex using QIRA®, the next generation 1,4-butanediol (BDO), as one of its main ingredients. This will result in 70% of the LYCRA® fiber content being derived from annually renewable feedstock.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Teijin Introduces LCA for Carbon Fiber Intermediate Materials

Teijin Limited announced today that it has adopted lifecycle assessment (LCA) to calculate the environmental footprint of its carbon fiber intermediate materials. By calculating the environmental impacts of its production processes, Teijin expects to devise ways to reduce emissions in each production process as well as to expedite collaboration with partner companies throughout its supply chain, from manufacturing to disposal, and to implement LCA initiatives for the entire lifecycles of Teijin carbon fiber products.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-29

Lenzing named sustainability champion for the second time

Lenzing Group, a world-leading provider of sustainably produced specialty fibers, has been awarded platinum status in the CSR rating from EcoVadis. This comprehensive assessment covers the four key practices of corporate social responsibility: the environment, fair working conditions and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-22

Toray to increase prices of automotive airbag yarn and fabrics

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it intends to lift the prices of nylon 66 yarn and fabric for automotive airbags by up to 35% for shipments from October 1 this year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-22

TENCEL™ Modal fiber with Indigo Color technology won 2022 ITMF Award for Sustainability and Innovation

Lenzing, the world’s leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibers, has been recognized in The International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF)’s ITMF Awards 2022 for its unwavering commitment towards paving sustainable practices for the denim industry. Paving a clear path towards a more sustainable denim industry, TENCEL™ Modal fiber with Indigo Color technology was presented with the award for Sustainability and Innovation at the ITMF Annual Conference today in Davos, Switzerland.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-22

Lenzing suspends 2022 guidance due to limited market visibility and high volatility of energy and raw material markets

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of wood-based specialty fibers for the textile and nonwovens industries, suspended its guidance for the development of earnings in the 2022 financial year in view of the drastic deterioration of the market environment in the current quarter. The further course of the 2022 financial year can only be estimated to a limited extent due to the extremely low visibility on the demand side and the high volatility of energy and raw material costs.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-09-21

Autumn editions of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics and Yarn Expo to merge with spring 2023 fairs

Originally scheduled to take place in October 2022, the two Autumn fairs will now be merged with next year’s spring editions, to be held from 8 – 10 March. The decision is in support of the ongoing pandemic control measures in Shanghai, while the move will also integrate industry resources more efficiently and provide more certainty to exhibitors in their planning.

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News Archive
2022-09-15

Recover™ fiber showcases at the REVOLVE Gallery 2022

2022-09-15

The LYCRA Company promotes recent innovations at Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress

2022-09-15

Spinnova wins Engineer Invention of the Year

2022-09-15

At FILO fair Bemberg™ launches a new t-shirt collection made from revolutionary staple fibre

2022-09-08

IFG announces strategic partnership with Omya

2022-09-08

Avient completes acquisition of DSM protective materials (Dyneema®)

2022-09-07

At FILO fair Bemberg™ launches the revolutionary staple fibre

2022-09-01

UNIFI, makers of REPREVE®, elects Frank Blake to the Board of Directors

2022-09-01

Marimekko releases capsule collection made with responsible SPINNOVA® fiber

2022-08-25

Global Sae-A Group completes construction of the second spinning mill in Costa Rica

2022-08-25

Hyosung TNC commercializes world’s first bio-based spandex

2022-08-25

Toray invents 100% bio-based adipic acid from sugars derived from inedible biomass, scaling up for application to eco-friendly Nylon 66

2022-08-25

Lenzing looks to the future with green energy in Indonesia

2022-08-25

Kelheim Fibres at the Global Fiber Congress 2022 in Dornbirn

2022-08-11

Milliken & Company expands domestic yarn production capabilities

2022-08-04

Lenzing reports significant revenue growth and solid earnings for the first half-year

2022-07-28

Insempra announces strategic investment in Solena materials

2022-07-28

TENCEL™ LUXE on track to achieve strong growth in 2022 as eco-couture movement booms

2022-07-21

Becoming the Amazon of yarns - how TURKTEX responds in no time to customers’ demands and offers over 1 000 different yarns

2022-07-21

Corpus Christi polymers plant in Texas resumes construction

2022-07-21

Lenzing partners with Red Points to fight counterfeits and protect its customers

2022-07-20

Ebru Nakis’s colorful products come to life with Durak Tekstil threads

2022-07-14

RadiciGroup at Phygital Sustainability Expo in Rome

2022-07-14

Following sustainable fibers from feedstock to store stocks

2022-07-14

Native bast fibres for buses, boards and automotive equipment

2022-07-14

Research on carbon fibers from wood rewarded again

2022-07-07

AMSilk announces plans to scale-up production

2022-07-07

Indorama Ventures acquires Tollegno 1900’s Wool assets in Italy and Poland, supporting sustainable growth in its Fibers segment

2022-07-07

Acquisition of Texon expands Coats' presence in athleisure footwear

2022-07-07

Asteks exhibited its latest innovations at ITM 2022