Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-29

RadiciGroup closes the year 2019 with positive results: Sales EUR 1,092 million and EBITDA EUR 165 million

First quarter 2020 results hold up, but the rest of the year will feel the consequences of pandemic-induced uncertainty and difficulties. Nevertheless, the Group remains cautiously optimistic about long-term prospects, while boosting innovation, sustainability and care for the environment and communities.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-23

Technical Absorbents Limited (TAL) has developed a new grade of superabsorbent fibre (SAF) specifically for use within a new range of SAF nonwoven fabrics that are more resistant to shrinkage.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-16

A total of 115 exhibitors will participate in the debut Yarn Expo Shenzhen this Wednesday, from 15 – 17 July, in hall 10 of the brand new Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center. While this new edition of Yarn Expo provides the yarn and fibre industry with the ideal gateway to capture the potential of the strong apparel market in South China and Southeast Asia, it will also be an important boost to help the industry recover and reconnect from the COVID-19 pandemic disruption.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-16

Ascend Performance Materials announced today it has submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration a 510(k) premarket notification for clearance to market its Acteev™ technology in a pair of high-efficacy surgical masks to protect against SARS-CoV-2, the cause of COVID-19.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-09

As the world has become ever-more eco-conscious in recent years, the textile industry has been no exception. There has been a significant focus and push for sustainable production processes, products and technologies across the entire supply chain. And the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted even more so, the need for sustainability within the textile sector. Whilst manufacturing and travel paused for a moment, skies became clearer and water was cleaner in lockdown cities as the environmental impact of pre-COVID-19 lifestyles was exposed to consumers, who now expect change following the pandemic.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-30

Polyester staple fiber (PSF) markets to 2025 - Unfavourable conditions arising due to COVID-19 outbreak

The "Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-16

Indorama Ventures becomes first chemical company TCFD Supporter reinforcing sustainability and ESG leadership in Thailand

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has become a Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Supporter. IVL is the first chemical company in Thailand and the second chemical company in Southeast Asia to become a TCFD supporter by volunteering to comply with TCFD recommendations and supporting their climate change agenda. Becoming an official Supporter cements the company's commitment towards and leadership in sustainability, embedding Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in IVL's business operations.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-09

TENCEL™ collaborates with Design Knit, weaving innovation and sustainability into the fabric of fashion

Navigating the challenges of the first half of 2020 has led many businesses to adapt their way of working, but for the TENCEL™ brand, it has strengthened the commitment to driving sustainability for an eco-friendly future. As part of Lenzing' s dedication to protecting our planet, they are always excited to partner with like-minded fabric suppliers or supply chain partners who share the same vision and want to make a difference for the better. The recent collaboration with Design Knit, weavers of eco-responsible fabric, is another great example of an inspiring brand who want to create consciously.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-09

Save the date: 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres, 2–3 February 2021, Cologne (Germany)

The first conference already hit the mark, the second will go one step further! The focus will be on strategies, markets, technologies and sustainability – particularly on alternative cellulose feedstocks in order to reduce the demand for virgin cellulose, even as demand for cellulose fibre will in total further increase. 300 participants and 30 exhibitors are expected.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

Teijin Frontier’s new high-stretch SOLOTEX®ECO-hybrid fiber made with plant-derivedand recycled materials

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today its new SOLOTEX®ECO-Hybrid high-stretchside-by-side (S/S) conjugated fiber an eco-friendly plant-derived polymer with a chemically recycled polyester polymer, each featuring different heat-shrinkage characteristics to enable the formation of coiled crimpyarn.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

Teijin increases capacity of carbon short fiber

Teijin Carbon Europe GmbH, the Teijin Group's carbon fiberbusiness in Europe, has increased the production capacity of its German produced chopped carbon fiber type Tenax®-E HT C604 6mm by 40%. The companyis thus responding to the growing demand byEuropean electronics manufacturers in recent years, as well as to currently increasing needs for compounds for medical devices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-07-02

PrimaLoft and Fiberpartner announce new partnership

PrimaLoft, the leader in advanced material technology, announced a new partnership agreement with Fiberpartner, a global supplier of stapled fibers, technical yarns and plastics. This new licensing agreement allows for Fiberpartner to develop the use of Primaloft’s groundbreaking PrimaLoft® Bio™ technology in multiple new industries.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-06-25

The Lycra Company to showcase collaborative innovations during kingpins24 online event

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will participate in the Kingpins24 digital event for the Fall 21 Denim season, taking place June 23-24.

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