Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-27

Radici Yarn certified to ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems

Over 400 employees work hard every day to improve the environmental performance of Radici Yarn’s site. Through teamwork and continuous improvement in energy efficiency, Radici Yarn has obtained ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems certification, which attests to the organization’s commitment to contain and progressively reduce energy consumption.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-27

TENCEL™ celebrates 30 years of sustainable fiber innovation

Lenzing’s flagship textile brand, TENCEL™, is celebrating three decades of sustainable fiber innovation this year. Since 1992, the TENCEL™ brand has empowered companies across the textile value chain to adopt more eco-friendly practices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-27

INVISTA China ADN project celebrates safety milestone

Congratulations to the China ADN project team on safety milestone and construction progress! Employees from INVISTA and Fluor, the China ADN project general contractor, recently celebrated 20 million work hours without a lost-time incident on this nylon 6,6 value chain project at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-27

After hosting successful spring and autumn editions in 2021, Yarn Expo will return to the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from 14 – 16 April 2022. The fair will again support business facilitation for the international fibre and yarn industry, with exhibitors taking the opportunity to display their latest innovative products. Alternative and sustainable materials are without a doubt expected to be highlights of the show, in keeping with global consumer trends and government policies.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

Breakthrough for HMDA, widely-used ingredient, paves the way for more sustainable coatings, apparel, adhesives and plastics

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

In response to rapid growth in the market for sustainable biomaterials, NatureWorks today announced their intent to open a new headquarters and advanced biopolymer research facility in Plymouth, MN. Expanded laboratory capabilities will support research into the full circular lifecyle of Ingeo™? biopolymers from next generation fermentation technology to new applications, to increased functionality.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

Another chapter begins in this long-term strategic collaboration, driving environmental upgrades in the nylon 6,6 value chain and enhancing local raw material supply

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-24

Sateri completes Higg Facility Social and Labour Module assessment for responsible manufacturing

All of Sateri’s five viscose mills in China have undergone independent evaluation of their social and labour practices, having completed the Higg Facility Social and Labour Module (FSLM) audit and achieved a consistent high score of above 80%.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-20

Indorama Ventures’ Group CEO recognized among Top 40 Power Players

The Group CEO of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global sustainable chemical company, has been ranked 12th in the Top 40 Power Players 2022 list announced by the leading chemical market information provider, Independent Commodity Intelligence Services (ICIS). The ranking consists of global CEOs and senior executives who are making the greatest positive impact on their companies and the chemical industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-13

Cellulose fibres strengthen networks: The industry meets again in Cologne, Germany, and online

The annual highlight is the Cellulose Fibre Conference in Cologne on 2 and 3 February 2022, where the latest innovations will be showcased: from hygiene and textiles to non-wovens and carbon fibre alternatives to lightweight construction applications. Online participation is also possible.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-13

Solvay to collaborate with Trillium on bio-based acrylonitrile for carbon fiber applications

New agreement with Trillium Renewable Chemicals will enable Solvay's development of sustainable, bio-carbon fiber for use in various applications.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-13

The LYCRA Company launches its legwear trend forecast for autumn/winter 2022-2023

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fibre and technology solutions for the apparel industry, launches its highly anticipated legwear trends forecast for AW22/23. With the ongoing effects of the pandemic, this season the legwear sector shifts its focus to self-empowerment and innovation, bringing enlightenment and liberation to the new collections.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-01-06

SORONA® introduces global preferred mill network

One year after the debut of its Common Thread Fabric Certification Program, Sorona® introduces the Preferred Mill Network, a global catalogue of mills offering the full collection of sustainable Sorona® subbranded fabrics—Agile, Aura, Luxe, Profile, and Revive. The network of certified mills is available to any apparel brand in need of samples and sourcing of fabrics scientifically tested to meet the performance and sustainability standards set by the Sorona® team. Sign up for access to the portal by visiting Sorona.com/customer-portal.

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