Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-16

Bemberg™ by Asahi Kasei at Filo to unveil its smart DNA story that meet contemporary consumer needs

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 presenting Trinohex™ Ultra and specialty nylons at Battery Show North America

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

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

2021-09-16

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

2021-09-09

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

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

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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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

2021-09-08

Kelheim Fibres to increase viscose fibre prices from 1. October 2021

The year 2021 has brought extraordinary challenges for society and for industry. Alongside the Covid-19 pandemic, recovering demand, disruption in the global freight systems and dramatically increased energy costs due to reduced supply and emissions trading schemes and their consequences are driving significant cost increases for raw materials and negatively influencing supply chains. Prices for energy and freight currently lie well outside their historical ranges.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-08

B.I.G. YARNS awarded HPR status for second European plant

B.I.G. YARNS is proud to announce the attainment of a FM Global ‘Highly Protected Risk’ Achievement Award (HPR Award) for its yarn production facility in Komen, Belgium.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-02

VEOCEL™ Insights: Eco-friendly parenting is driving demand for sustainable baby products

The VEOCEL™ certification criteria, introduced in July 2019, enables consumers to easily identify personal care products that are made from 100% cellulosic and biodegradable fiber materials by simply referring to the VEOCEL™ brand logo on the packaging. For parents, who are increasingly looking to purchase products which are better for the environment, this certification provides them with the peace of mind that they are reducing their environmental burden – especially as hygiene and personal care products such as baby wipes have become a key part of many parents’ daily lives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-09-02

The success story of cellulose fibres continues – plastic bans drive innovation

International Conference on Cellulose Fibres 2022, 2-3 February in Cologne, Germany and online.

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