Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-22

For the first time the innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year” will be granted at the “2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres”

The innovation award “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year” will be granted to the innovative cellulose fibre industry for the development of new technologies and applications. All producers and inventors along the entire value chain from feedstock to the final product are invited to join the competition. The award is given by nova-Institute. Deadline for submission is 30 November 2020.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-22

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the Lenzing Group was awarded the coveted “State Prize for Innovation”. Lenzing emerged as the winner with its project LENZING™ Web Technology and thus received the highest recognition for particularly innovative achievements in Austria. The novel process combines fiber and nonwovens production in only one step, setting new standards in terms of efficiency, circularity and ecological sustainability. Margarete Schramböck, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, presented the award to Gert Kroner, Vice President Global Research & Development.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-15

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today an all-new high-absorption, quick-drying fabric inspired by the fine structure of diatomaceous earth used in bath mats. Teijin Frontier will begin selling its new fabric for casual wear in spring/summer 2021 collections, targeting annual sales of 50,000 meters in fiscal 2020 and a tenfold increase to 500,000 meters in fiscal 2022.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-15

A new collaboration between between Fulgar and the Rhodia-Solvay Group: Europe sees the arrival of the new Q-SKIN® powered by AMNI® VIRUS-BAC OFF yarn with antiviral and antibacterial properties.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-08

Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy and third-party auditor NEPCon released the independent audit results of Lenzing AG’s pulp sourcing. The audit of the company that creates products such TENCEL™ Viscose, TENCEL™ Modal, TENCEL™ Lyocell, and TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ technology, confirms the industry-leading rating of low risk of sourcing wood from Ancient and Endangered Forests or other controversial sources.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-08

Indorama Ventures joins the World Economic Forum’s global plastic action partnership

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) today announced that it has joined the World Economic Forum’s Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP). The global multi-stakeholder partnership aims to reduce plastic leakage into the environment and is driving the transition to a circular economy for plastics. This partnership is aligned with Indorama Ventures 2019 commitment to increase recycled content volumes of PET by at least 750,000 tonnes, pledging US$ 1.5 billion towards achieving this target by 2025.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-01

LAPF Studio conducts a week long Buyer Seller Meet at Tiruppur

Liva has successfully concluded yet another buyer seller meet at its LAPF Studioin Tiruppur in association with Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA).

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-10-01

Ulrich Scherbel new Chief Operating Officer of AMSilk

AMSilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, has appointed Ulrich Scherbel as its new COO as of October 1, 2020. In the newly created position, he will support the expansion of the company’s value chain from the production of the fibers to distribution to internationalbrands.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

The LYCRA company to showcase latest technologies at Intertextile Shanghai

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will exhibit its latest products designed to meet consumer needs at Intertextile Shanghai, which takes place on September 23-25. Themed “RENEW, REDEFINE, REINFORCE”, the presence at the show will allow visitors to learn about the new LYCRA® Anti-Slip fiber technology. Other well-received technologies such as LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber and COOLMAX® freshFX® technology will also be showcased.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

NatureWorks announces additional lactide monomer purification technology to expand the availability of Ingeo biopolymer from Blair facility

NatureWorks, the world’s leading manufacturer of low-carbon PLA biomaterials, today announced a slate of manufacturing technology projects, including lactide monomer purification efficiency, that will increase the availability of the full Ingeo™ (PLA) biomaterials portfolio by 10 percent. Installation is currently underway at NatureWorks’ facility in Blair, Nebraska, the world’s first and largest commercial-scale PLA manufacturing plant. The projects will be completed by the end of 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

Lenzing turns commitment into action and launches carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded fibers to kick-start the decarbonization of the textile industry

Following wider corporate commitments made by the Lenzing Group in 2019 to drive sustainability and combat climate change, TENCEL™, Lenzing's flagship brand for textiles, is introducing its very first carbon-zero TENCEL™ branded lyocell and modal fibers to the market.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-24

Teijin aramid relocates head office to further enable an inspiring and sustainable workplace

Teijin Aramid, a world leader in aramid, announces that it will move its Head Office within Arnhem on September 21, 2020. This relocation underlines Teijin Aramid’s commitment to creating an engaging and collaborative workspace for its employees, as well as to reducing the environmental impact of its operations.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-09-23

Kelheim Fibres nominated for the Sustainability Heroes Award

Kelheim Fibres has been selected as afinalistfor the Sustainability Heroes Award in the category “Sustainable Innovation”. The award is presented by DQS (German Association for Sustainability) and DGQ (German Association for Quality) to pioneers in sustainability and aimsto further encourageactive involvementin this field.

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