Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-26

Lenzing suspends 2020 guidance due to COVID-19 crisis

As a result of the global COVID-19 crisis, the Lenzing Group expects based on recent developments a negative impact on its textile sales volume.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-25

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global company listed in Thailand has recycled 50 billion PET bottles since 2011. The equivalent of over 200,000 elephants in weight. This major global recycling milestone saved three million barrels of crude oil and eliminated 1.65 million tons of carbon. The company has committed US$ 1.5 billion to deliver more recycling infrastructure globally.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-12

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, and UPM Biofuels, a leading producer of sustainable raw materials, today announced a partnership that will help to reduce the environmental footprint of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-05

Trevira will be joining the first BCFA Open Berlin pop-up exhibition, which will be held at the British Embassy on 6 May at the same time of Berlin Design Week (4 – 10 May 2020). The one-day fair is being organised by the British Contract Furnishing Association (BCFA), and members of the association will have the opportunity to display their products in the atrium of the post-modern embassy building.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-02-27

All the production and sales companies of RadiciGroup are operating regularly and can ensure the continuity of business relationships with their customers and suppliers. Despite the exceptional situation caused by the spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-19), our staff are working as a team harder than ever to guarantee and optimize the carrying on of our business activities.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-26

RadiciGroup and Atalanta, together for Bergamo

RadiciGroup and Atalanta take it to the pitch, but this time it is a match for solidarity. The two Bergamo-based companies have decided to support the temporary field hospital that the Associazione Nazionale Alpini (National Association of Italian Alpine Soldiers) is building in the premises of Bergamo trade fair, with the aim of responding to the Coronavirus emergency.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-03-12

Kelheim Fibres achieves low risk in first CanopyStyle Audit

Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy, third-party auditor NEPCon, and Kelheim Fibres released the results of Kelheim’s CanopyStyle Audit. The company’s current supply chain is confirmed as low risk of sourcing wood from Ancient and Endangered Forests or other controversial sources.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-02-27

INVISTA makes advancements and remains confident in China ADN project

INVISTA continues to make progress on its planned 400,000-ton adiponitrile (ADN) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). This $1.2 billion USD (8.4 billion RMB) investment will help meet the growing demand for nylon 6,6 chemical intermediates in China and the Asia Pacific region.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-02-20

210 participants joined “1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibres”

With 210 participants and 15 exhibitors from 26 different countries, the first conference on cellulose fibres in Cologne, Germany, was a great success and exceeded all expectations. The focus of the conference was on markets, technologies and sustainability – and especially alternative cellulose feedstocks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-02-13

DSM Dyneema successfully defends attack against one of its key patents in China

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, materials, today announced the successful defense of one of its key patents in China. The patent relates to the company’s innovative Dyneema® cut resistant yarns that are used in several protective applications, especially gloves with the highest levels of cut resistance available in the market.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-02-13

Ascend to purchase compounding and masterbatch businesses of Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Ascend Performance Materials, the largest fully integrated producer of polyamide 66 resin, announced today it signed an agreement to purchase Poliblend and Esseti Plast GD from D’Ottavio Group. The acquisition includes a manufacturing facility in Mozzate, Italy, the masterbatch portfolio of Esseti Plast GD and the engineering plastics portfolio of Poliblend, which consists of virgin and recycled grades of PA66, PA6, PBT and POM.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-02-12

Lenzing introduces TENCEL™ Modal Fibers with Eco Pure Technology to strengthen sustainability commitment

Lenzing Group has announced the introduction of Eco Pure technology which enhances the production of environmentally responsible modal fibers for the textile industry. TENCELTM Modal fibers with Eco Pure technology are considered as the most environmentally responsible option among existing modal fibers in the industry. Total chlorine-free bleaching in pulp and fiber delivers the industry’s new standard of clean modal fiber production.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-01-30

Toray debuts a PET-recycled version of its Primeflex stretch fabric series

Toray Industries, Inc., today announced a new iteration of its highly successful Primeflex™ series of flexible stretch fabric - Primeflex PET-recycled type. Available in spring/summer 2021, the new, Primeflex PET-recycled type is made with 50% recycled and 18% bio-based yarn, meeting the sportswear consumer's demand for sustainability without compromising stretch.

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