Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-23

Lenzing celebrates one year launch of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers with expansion to REFIBRA™ technology

Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers, the Lenzing Group today announced the expansion of carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to REFIBRA™ technology to address the growing industry demand around “circular fashion” and carbon neutrality. The first carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded lyocell and modal fibers, which launched last year, have continued to gain momentum among industry partners including fashion brands and mills.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-23

3D BioFibR Inc. raises new capital to scale up manufacturing in an oversubscribed round

3D BioFibR Inc., a biofibre manufacturing company, announced today it has raised over $700,000 in an oversubscribed follow-on round. Proceeds from the financing will be used to continue to scale-up manufacturing capabilities of their collagen and spider silk fibres with an eye towards securing commercial partnerships.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-23

Arne Treinies new CFO and Managing Director of AMSilk GmbH

Arne Treinies, an experienced Finance Executive, has joined the company’s leadership team as Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director as of September 1st, 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-22

Coloreel is pleased to announce that they have become even more sustainable with the introduction of recycled polyester thread to be used with the groundbreaking technology for embroidery that enables high-quality coloring of textile thread on demand. In collaboration with world leading thread manufacturer Madeira, customers of Coloreel now have the possibility to reduce their impact even further.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-16

Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei has been invited to showcase at Filo fair, the international exhibition of orthogonal weaving yarns for clothing and furnishings, circular knitwear and technical textiles, in a new special area, a dedicated open space reserved to sustainable fibers that will allow visitors to discover all their production cycle and performances, in full relax and transparency.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-16

Ascend Performance Materials is showcasing its battery and e-mobility solutions at the Battery Show North America. With its e-range solutions, Ascend has a full portfolio of engineered plastics for battery protection and power transmission, a high-performance Trinohex™ Ultra electrolyte additive, and technical support capabilities.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-16

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in innovative solutions for stretch and performance technologies for the apparel industry, introduces today a breakthrough technology, LYCRA® ADAPTIV fiber. This fiber allows garments to have a better fit for various lifestyles, movements and different body types. The accompanying new brand identity—LYCRA® ADAPTIV—was created to communicate these new and beneficial motion attributes.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-16

Innovative viscose specialities from Kelheim Fibres: a sustainable blend of nature and performance

Not only since 2021 has sustainability been a topic high on society’s agenda. And yet the importance of sustainability for consumers and companies has once again increased sharply as a result of the Corona pandemic, as numerous studies confirm. Then why is it often so difficult to implement this conviction in everyday life? One of the biggest obstacles to sustainable consumer behaviour is the lack of availability of alternatives.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-09

Spiber Inc. raises JPY 34.4 Billion in funding to strengthen production and sales network

Spiber (Director and Representative Executive Officer: Kazuhide Sekiyama), a biomanufacturing startup, announced that it has approved a capital increase of JPY 24.4 billion yen through an equity investment round which includes leading global investors such as Carlyle (Japan representative: Kazuhiro Yamada), as well as from existing shareholders such as Cool Japan Fund Inc. (President and CEO: Kenichi Kawasaki).

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-09

Flora Growth expands distribution, will launch Stardog Loungewear on e-commerce platform Zulily with over 5 Million active customers

Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ: FLGC) (“Flora” or the “Company”), a leading all-outdoor cultivator and manufacturer of global cannabis products and brands, is pleased to announce that its hemp textiles division has entered into a commercial agreement with American e-commerce company Zulily, LLC (“Zulily”) to launch a sales and marketing campaign across the US for its Stardog Loungewear (“Stardog”) product line. The brand and product launch through Zulily will initially feature Stardog’s best-selling product, hemp shoes, and is expected to kick off within the next month.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-09

CEO Stefan Doboczky will not extend contract and will step down at end of third quarter 2021

The Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG, the world’s leading producer of wood-based cellulosic fibers, has come to a mutual agreement with its longstanding Chief Executive Officer Stefan Doboczky to end his contract. Doboczky has informed the Supervisory Board that he will not be available for another extension of his contract. With great regret the Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG accepts his resignation and the parties mutually agreed to end the contract effective September 30, 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-09

RadiciGroup, Atalanta sleeve sponsor for Champions League

Important news about the jersey Atalanta is wearing for the 2021-2022 Champions League: RadiciGroup is the Sleeve Sponsor, thus strengthening its tight bond with the Nerazzurri Club on the international level. What is more, RadiciGroup will be the Sleeve Sponsor for the Italian Cup matches this season.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-08

Trevira CS – starting afresh

After a challenging 2020 for Trevira CS®, a year in which the coronavirus crisis put pressure on the contract market, in particular on the hotel and event sector, and also on the cruise shipping industry, the market is starting to show some signs of improvement. Numerous new developments, in particular by Trevira CS Club members, are showing the way forward in the “post-Covid” era and are seizing upon the trends that have emerged since the crisis began.

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