Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

Lenzing turns commitment into action and launches carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to kick-start the decarbonization of the textile industry

Following wider corporate commitments made by the Lenzing Group in 2019 to drive sustainability and combat climate change, TENCEL™, Lenzing's flagship brand for textiles, is introducing its very first carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded lyocell and modal fibers to the market.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

Teijin Aramid, a world leader in aramid, announces that it will move its Head Office within Arnhem on September 21, 2020. This relocation underlines Teijin Aramid’s commitment to creating an engaging and collaborative workspace for its employees, as well as to reducing the environmental impact of its operations.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-10

INVISTA Textiles (U.K.) Limited’s technology and licensing business, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Jiangsu Jiatong Energy Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Tongkun Group (Tongkun), have reached agreement to license INVISTA’s latest P8 PTA technology for two PTA lines.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-10

The Lenzing Group was the first Austrian company to send goods 100 percent “Made in Austria” by train directly to China. The train loaded with TENCEL™ fibers reached Xinzhu station in Xi'an on September 05.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-03

Following its earlier announcement last month, leading flat knitting solutions provider SHIMA SEIKI MFG., LTD. of Wakayama, Japan announces the launch of its “yarnbank™” yarn sourcing web service. yarnbank™ is the world’s first online web service for searching and viewing the latest yarns, developed with cooperation from yarn companies from around the world. Registered users have free access to the yarnbank™ archive of yarn information and digital yarn data.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

The LYCRA company to showcase latest technologies at Intertextile Shanghai

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will exhibit its latest products designed to meet consumer needs at Intertextile Shanghai, which takes place on September 23-25. Themed “RENEW, REDEFINE, REINFORCE”, the presence at the show will allow visitors to learn about the new LYCRA® Anti-Slip fiber technology. Other well-received technologies such as LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber and COOLMAX® freshFX® technology will also be showcased.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

NatureWorks announces additional lactide monomer purification technology to expand the availability of Ingeo biopolymer from Blair facility

NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of low-carbon PLA biomaterials, today announced a slate of manufacturing technology projects, including lactide monomer purification efficiency, that will increase the availability of the full Ingeo™ (PLA) biomaterials portfolio by 10 percent. Installation is currently underway at NatureWorks’ facility in Blair, Nebraska, the world’s first and largest commercial-scale PLA manufacturing plant. The projects will be completed by the end of 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-23

Kelheim Fibres nominated for the Sustainability Heroes Award

Kelheim Fibres has been selected as afinalistfor the Sustainability Heroes Award in the category “Sustainable Innovation”. The award is presented by DQS (German Association for Sustainability) and DGQ (German Association for Quality) to pioneers in sustainability and aimsto further encourageactive involvementin this field.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-16

RadiciGroup bets on research and innovation: sets up Radici InNova consortium

RadiciGroup has announced the founding of Radici InNova, a non-profit consortium, to carry out the Group’s strategic aims of ensuring business continuity, improving corporate competitiveness and creating value for the community.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-03

Indorama Ventures works with HSBC to turn post-consumer PET into PPE suits for medical personnel in Thailand

In response to the pandemic, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical company, is transforming post-consumer PET bottles into much-needed PPE suits. The PPE suits have been donated to local hospitals in need of equipment to protect local medical personnel working to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-03

Lenzing creates unprecedented level of traceability

Most of the top 100 fashion brands have announced targets for 100% sustainable fibers target by 2025 , but less than 5% of those brands can trace their textile inputs to verify the sustainability credentials of the fiber producers. This helps explain why the first ‘core priority for immediate implementation’ of the CEO Agenda (from Global Fashion Agenda) is supply chain traceability.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-27

Nylstar introduces yarn made from INVISTA recycled nylon 6.6 polymer with Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certification

The new Meryl® Recycled yarns are part of the global strategy from Nylstar to provide Circular Economy solutions to the textile industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-08-27

Isabelle Damen appointed CFO Teijin Aramid

Teijin Aramid, world leader in aramid high performance fibers, announced today the appointment of Isabelle Damen as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) per August 24th, 2020. Isabelle Damen succeeds Peter ter Horst, who was named CEO of Teijin Aramid earlier this year.

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