Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-19

Ascend to launch new Vydyne® XHT, LCPA and HTPA at K 2019

Ascend Performance Materials today announced plans to launch several new specialty polyamides at K2019 to meet the growing needs of its customers. Among the new products are Vydyne® XHT, long- chain polyamides and high-temperature polyamides.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-19

The Lenzing Group, world market leader in specialty fibers made from the renewable material wood, is strengthening its leading position in sustainability in the textile industry. Lenzing will use blockchain technology to support its TENCEL branded fiber business, ensuring complete transparency and traceability for brands and consumers of its fibers in the finished garment. After evaluating various initiatives Lenzing decided to join the platform of the Hong Kong based technology company TextileGenesis to accomplish this ambition.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-12

With the recently announced plans to establish a lyocell production facility in Thailand, the Lenzing Group is taking an important step in meeting the strong demand for lyocell fibers and is further strengthening the company´s position as an industry leader in the specialty cellulosic fibers market. The proposed plant will be the largest lyocell plant in the world, with an annual capacity of 100,000 tons.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-12

The Lenzing Group has made a huge leap forward in introducing blockchain technology, allowing for a new level of transparency and traceability in the textile industry. After joining the platform of the technology company TextileGenesis™ earlier this year, the world market leader in specialty fibers made from the renewable raw material wood presented the first pilot at this year’s Fashion Summit in Hong Kong on September 05, 2019. This pioneering pilot project was conducted in close cooperation with TextileGenesis™, WWF and Hong Kong based brand Chicks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-09

Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 will feature 118 exhibitors in the Fancy Yarn Zone, a 30% increase from the previous year, while launching a new display area, Fancy Yarn Vision, within the zone. Fancy Yarn Vision will be open throughout the three days of the fair, from 25 – 27 September, featuring advanced technologies and products from Chinese and overseas exhibitors. The zone has been gathering momentum in recent editions of Yarn Expo, as the fair has become increasingly recognised for its all-encompassing range of yarn and fibre product categories, from natural to synthetic.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-12

The LYCRA Company launches LYCRA® FitSense™ Technology

The LYCRA Company, a leader in innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, today announced the global launch of new LYCRA® FitSense™ technology. This groundbreaking innovation is a patented water-based dispersion that features the same molecule as LYCRA® fiber, but in liquid form.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-05

Hyosung is taking a big step to become a global top three carbon fiber company through large-scale investment

Hyosung laid out this vision at an “agreement ceremony for a new investment in carbon fiber” at the carbon fiber plant of Hyosung Advanced Materials in Jeonju on August 20.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-30

The Group teams up with Atalanta in Champions League

The official UEFA group stage draw ceremony was held yesterday in the Principality of Monaco. Atalanta B.C. will challenge Manchester City, FC Shakhtar and GNK Dinamo Zagreb (Group C) in the Champions League.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-29

RadiciGroup 2018 Sustainability Report now certified

RadiciGroup 2018 Sustainability Report – prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards -Core Option - has just received external assurance by Certiquality.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-29

Filip Miermans is the new head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations at Lenzing

Lenzing – Starting at the beginning of September, Filip Miermans will head the department of “Corporate Communications & Investor Relations” at Lenzing AG. In this capacity, he will report directly to Stefan Doboczky, Chief Executive Officer of Lenzing. Filip Miermans will succeed Waltraud Kaserer, who will continue to support Lenzing in the future in the field of public affairs.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-28

Trevira awarded “Systematic Safety” seal of approval

On 5 August, Trevira received the “Systematic Safety” seal of approval from the German Social Accident Insurance Institution for the Raw Materials and Chemical Industry (Berufsgenossenschaft Rohstoffe und chemische Industrie, BG RCI).

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-15

Lenzing solid in a significantly more challenging market environment

The Lenzing Group continued its solid business development in the first half of 2019. Despite a significantly more challenging market environment with historically low prices for standard viscose, Lenzing recorded a slight increase in revenue. The disciplined implementation of the sCore TEN strategy and the focus on specialty fibers continue to have a positive impact. Thanks to ongoing high demand for sustainably produced specialty fibers and positive currency effects, the impact of low standard viscose prices was largely offset in earnings.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-15

“Operation Clean Sweep” arrives in the RadiciGroup Synthetic Fibres Business Area

RadiciGroup has expanded its Operation Clean Sweep project – started up over one year ago in its engineering polymers business – to its Synthetic Fibres Business Area. Noyfil SA (Stabio - CH), a company specializing in the manufacture of polyester continuous yarn, has joined Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), an international programme promoted by Plastics Europe with the goal of “Zero Pellet Loss”.

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