Yarn & Fiber

2022-12-08

Early confirmation of functional and sustainable exhibitors at Yarn Expo Spring 2023

With each passing year, sustainable textile practices are becoming increasingly innovative. In fact, yarns can now even be fabricated from industrial waste gas or antibacterial fibres derived from corn starch. Visitors of next year’s Yarn Expo Spring will find a comprehensive selection of related products when the fair returns to the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from 8 – 10 March 2023. Signs show the global market on the road to recovery, and industry players are eager for business-as-usual, indicated by the early signup of a number of key functional yarn and fibre exhibitors.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-12-08

Dyneema® releases U.S. law enforcement survey results

Dyneema ® , leader in protection, today released survey results from U.S. Law Enforcement that reveal increases in prioritization of comfort in body armor solutions and preference for American-made protective equipment.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-12-08

Spinnova has been awarded the Impact Award on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 listing

Spinnova has made Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 list and received the Impact Award for its investments in a more sustainable tomorrow. Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program lists the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Finland.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-12-08

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of sustainably produced specialty fibers, and Renewcell, the Swedish textile-to-textile recycling pioneer, have today signed a multi-year supply agreement to accelerate the transition of the textile industry from a linear to a circular business model. The agreement contains the sale of 80,000 to 100,000 tonnes of Renewcell’s 100 per cent recycled textile Circulose® dissolving pulp to Lenzing over a five-year period, for use in the production of cellulosic fibers for fashion and other textile applications.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-12-01

Lenzing Group, a leading global producer of wood-based specialty fibers, is celebrating a key milestone as the production of LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded viscose fibers reaches over 300,000 tons since the brand’s inception in 2017.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-12-01

INVISTA Nylon Chemicals (China) Co. today held the inauguration ceremony for its new adiponitrile (ADN) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP). Being a critical part of INVISTA’s integrated nylon 6,6 value chain, the plant, which is a more than 7 billion RMB (over 1 billion USD) investment, has a capacity of 400,000-ton/year and is the largest capital project in in the company’s history. The plant will further boost local production capability for nylon 6,6 and help accelerate the high-quality upgrades of the Chinese chemical industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-28

Hologenix®, creators of CELLIANT®, is pleased to announce CELLIANT® with REPREVE® – introduced with global textile solutions provider UNIFI®, makers of REPREVE® – has been awarded a Selection in the Fibers & Insulation Category of ISPO Textrends Fall/Winter 2024/25.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-24

Taiwan sends fibers to World Cup

Major Taiwanese textile suppliers that have long been part of the supply chain of FIFA World Cups are using their advanced technologies to transform recycled plastic waste into soccer jerseys and accessories, tapping into tremendous business opportunities.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-24

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories completes closeout of $8 Million financing, extinguishing all convertible debentures with Yorkville advisors

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) ("Company" or "Kraig Labs"), the biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, announces that it has completed the debt-to-equity conversion on $8 million of convertible debentures with Yorkville Advisors. This closeout comes several months ahead of schedule and positions the Company to enter 2023 without any convertible debt obligations to Yorkville Advisors.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-24

Spinnova partners with Nordic outdoor brand Halti

The Cyclus unisex parka jacket is the first product from Spinnova and Halti’s partnership, and the newest addition to Halti’s urban Kallio® collection. The water resistant and windproof parka is made from SPINNOVA® fibre and cotton and has been dyed with imogo’s hi-precision dyeing technology. This is the first product to make use of both Spinnova and imogo’s technologies. The parka will be available for purchase in spring 2023.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-21

Kelheim Fibres once again awarded with dark green/green shirt in Canpoy's Hot Button Report

In this year's "Hot Button Report" released on November 9, 2022, by environmental NGO Canopy, Kelheim Fibres has once again achieved a top position with a dark green/green shirt and was able to improve its overall ranking by another 1.5 points compared to the previous year.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-17

SPINNOVA® named in TIME’s Best Inventions of 2022 list

The annual TIME Best Inventions List recognises groundbreaking products and innovations that change how we live. This year, SPINNOVA® is named among these extraordinary innovations.

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Yarn & Fiber

2022-11-17

CJ Biomaterials and NatureWorks sign master collaboration agreement

CJ Biomaterials, Inc., a division of South Korea-based CJ CheilJedang and leading producer of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), and NatureWorks, an advanced materials company that is the world’s leading producer of polylactic acid (PLA), have signed a Master Collaboration Agreement (MCA) that calls for the two organizations to collaborate on the development of sustainable materials solutions based on CJ Biomaterials’ PHACT™ Biodegradable Polymers and NatureWorks’ Ingeo™ biopolymers.

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News Archive
2022-11-17

Lenzing introduces carbon neutral lyocell fibers from U.S. specialty production site

2022-11-17

Indorama Ventures signs €275 million ESG-linked revolving credit facility, bolstering its sustainability-led corporate financing program

2022-11-17

HeiQ and The LYCRA Company introduce the new LYCRA® naturalFX™ technology

2022-11-10

Unifi announces first quarter fiscal 2023 results and extended and expanded credit facility

2022-11-10

NatureWorks selects general contractor for new fully integrated Ingeo™ PLA biopolymer manufacturing facility in Thailand

2022-11-10

Upgraded Lenzing E-Branding Service offers even greater convenience to value chain users

2022-11-10

INVISTA site in South Carolina breaks ground on new polymer facility

2022-11-03

Nico Reiner appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Lenzing AG

2022-11-03

Lenzing responds with savings program to earnings development

2022-11-03

SGL Carbon successfully overcomes current challenges

2022-11-03

Flint Hills Resources to transfer its propylene business to INVISTA

2022-11-02

RadiciGroup is exhibiting at Performance Days

2022-10-27

Teijin Frontier’s Thai subsidiary launches facility for producing functional polyester filaments

2022-10-27

BESTSELLER brand brings their first SPINNOVA® product to the stores

2022-10-20

Fibres Research Centre announces launch

2022-10-20

Infinited Fiber Company accelerates scaling plans amid turbulence

2022-10-20

Indorama Ventures opens the largest PET recycling plant in the Philippines in partnership with Coca-Cola

2022-10-20

AMSilk relocate offices to support expansion plans

2022-10-20

Stacy Flynn talks about the completely new type of technical fibre NuCycl™

2022-10-06

Spinnova receives Business Finland NextGenerationEU grant for fibre development work

2022-10-06

Toray develops ”Ultrasuede™ nu” using 100% plant-based polyester for headrest covers of ANA Green Jet

2022-10-06

Gerber childrenswear launches new conscious clothing line fluid fashion enters the textile hub of the nation

2022-10-06

INVISTA announces the official inauguration of Asia Innovation Center

2022-09-29

Fibre traceability becomes bio-degradable with IFG Bio and integriTEX

2022-09-29

Hyosung: Newly transformative nylon, as core material for hydrogen energy

2022-09-29

The LYCRA Company announces collaboration with Qore® to use QIRA® for next generation bio-derived LYCRA® Fiber at scale

2022-09-29

Teijin Introduces LCA for Carbon Fiber Intermediate Materials

2022-09-29

Lenzing named sustainability champion for the second time

2022-09-22

Toray to increase prices of automotive airbag yarn and fabrics

2022-09-22

TENCEL™ Modal fiber with Indigo Color technology won 2022 ITMF Award for Sustainability and Innovation