Yarn & Fiber

2019-06-06

Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 returns for earlier September date

Yarn Expo Autumn will take place from 25 – 27 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), in hall 8.2. In 2018, the show featured a wide range of yarn and fibre products with 501 exhibitors from 14 countries & regions. The fair will be held concurrently with the 25th Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, in order to maximise exposure within the textile supply chain.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-06-06

Founded in April 1949, Textechno Herbert Stein GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, looks back at 70 years of innovation in textile testing. Today, the Textechno Group consists of Textechno and its Austrian subsidiary Lenzing Instruments and is world market- and technology leader in the field of testing equipment for man-made fibres and yarns.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-29

In recent editions of Yarn Expo, new opportunities have been presenting themselves as demand for transparency in the textile supply chain increases. At Yarn Expo Spring 2019, three highlighted exhibitors were selected for in-depth case studies: Birla Cellulose (China), Cotton Council International (USA) and Safilin (France). Each exhibitor gave their opinion on shifting sourcing trends, what needs to be done to achieve sustainability in the textile industry, and how they found entry points into new markets at Yarn Expo.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-22

Filidea produces exclusively for Sparco the fire resistant yarns Metamicro, used for the Premium range of racing suits for Formula 1 and the World Rally Championship. At Techtextil in Frankfurt the company successfully presented the last frontier of innovation in racing suits made with yarns in Metamicro. This is the model Prime SP-16+, designed in collaboration with the Team McLaren Honda F.1

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-16

The Lenzing Group, world market leader in specialty fibers based on the renewable material wood, today introduced the botanic solution for marine application, in particular for aquatic farming, to the public at the Techtextil Frankurt Fair. The wood-based LENZINGTM branded lyocell fibers are used for the construction of ropes and nets in order to support the cultivation of marine cultures such as mollusks, mussels and edible seaweed to reduce plastic in the sea.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-06-05

Kelheim Fibres joins CanopyStyle initiative for protection of endangered forests

At the CanopyStyle Brand Summit in Shanghai, the German viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres announced that it is joining the CanopyStyle initiative. The CanopyStyle initiative aims to make sure that no wood from ancient and endangered forests is used for the production of viscose fibres by seamlessly documenting the supply chain. The initiative is actively supported by numerous leading fashion brands, such as H&M, Zara and Levi Strauss.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-15

Trevira to reveal numerous new, sustainable innovations at Techtextil 2019

Trevira GmbH, the specialist for functional fibres and yarns, will be exhibiting at the Techtextil in Frankfurt in May this year, presenting its products for a wide range of technologies and applications in the area of technical and functional textiles. As at the last Techtextil fairs in 2015 and 2017, Trevira will appear at Techtextil 2019 together with other exhibitors owned by parent company Indorama Ventures. Sustainability will play a key part in Trevira’s display and across the entire Indorama joint fair booth, which will reveal a number of new developments.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-15

RadiciGroup, a European leader in technical textiles

RadiciGroup’s entire Synthetic Fibres & Nonwovens Business Area is at Techtextil 2019, the leading trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens in Europe, taking place in Frankfurt an Main, Germany, from 14 to 17 May. On display in the RadiciGroup exhibition area (Hall 4.2–Stand C68) are the latest developments of the Group’s business area, from nylon and polyester yarns to new nonwovens manufactured using bicomponent technology.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-11

A sustainable supply chain, from the ground up: a case study of CCI

Cotton Council International (CCI) is a global non-profit organisation, which promotes US cotton using their COTTON USA™ brand. While they have participated at previous editions of Intertextile, in 2019 they took part in Yarn Expo for the first time. Messe Frankfurt had a chance to sit down with Ms Karin Malmström, Director of CCI China & Northeast Asia, to discuss the benefits of using a sustainable raw material throughout the entire supply chain.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-09

PHP Fibers will present its new affiliate UTT as well as new and innovative materials

PHP Fibers, one of the global leading producers in high-tenacity filament yarns and specialist for innovative and problem solving products is exhibiting its broad portfolio of polyamide and polyester filament yarns and (new from this year) fabrics at Techtextil in Hall 4.2 Booth D19.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-02

Case study: Birla Cellulose talks trends in the global textile market

At Yarn Expo Spring 2019, Messe Frankfurt visited the ever-busy Birla Pavilion to chat with Mr Manohar Samuel, Senior President of Marketing & Business Development at Grasim Industries Ltd (of the Aditya Birla Group), about shifting trends that open up new collaborative opportunities for the yarn and fibre market.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-02

More sustainable than ever - Viscose speciality fibres from Kelheim

After a large fire in October 2018, the long-established Bavarian fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres is currently rebuilding the heart of their viscose fibre production. In the process, the focus lies on modern state-of-the-art equipment and particularly on resource-saving and environmentally friendly production technology.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-05-02

58th Venice Biennale: Suedwolle Group partners with COSMOSOLUNA

Suedwolle Group, the well-known spinner of pure wool and wool blend worsted yarns, will be attending the 58th Venice Biennale as a partner for COSMOSOLUNA, an interdisciplinary performance created by textile artist and social designer Miro Craemer. It takes place on 9th and 10th of May 2019 in the picturesque setting of Palazzo Bembo in Venice.

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