Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-29

SGL Carbon evaluates strategic options for the carbon fibers and appoints Dr. Denis Hinz as new head of the business unit

SGL Carbon SE is currently evaluating various strategic options for the Business Unit Carbon Fibers (CF). These include a possible partial or complete divestment of the Business Unit. In a first step, potential interested parties shall be approached promptly with the general data of the Business Unit to determine their interest in an acquisition. If there is sufficient interest, a structured transaction process will be carried out in a second step.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-29

UNIFI®, makers of REPREVE®, commits to transforming the equivalent of 1.5 billion t-shirts worth of textile and yarn waste by FY2030

UNIFI, makers of REPREVE and one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released its Sustainability Snapshot for FY2023. The Snapshot shares impactful updates on UNIFI’s innovative sustainability mission, waste reduction achievements, and future goals.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-22

Indorama Ventures and partners spearhead sustainable fashion revolution with RECO Collective

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, a global sustainable chemical company, led by Mrs. Aradhana Lohia Sharma, Vice President, Indorama Ventures (3rd from the left), showcased their sustainable fashion products under the "RECO Collective" at Baan Dusit Thani, Bangkok.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-22

Renewcell’s CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network increases to 151 partners with a focus on regional hubs

Renewcell, the Swedish textile-to-textile recycler, welcomes 35 new members to the CIRCULOSE® Supplier Network (CSN), now totaling 151 spinners, weavers, textile mills, garment manufacturers, and more. The newest cohort consists of suppliers with vertical operations (10), yarn spinners (16), garment manufacturers (4) as well as denim and home textile mills. First launched in July 2023 with 47 textile producers, the expansion to 151 in under one year underlines the spirit of collaboration and the desire to close the loop on clothing production.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-08

Lenzing once again on CDP’s prestigious Triple A List, confirming sustainability leadership

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of specialty fibers for the textile and nonwovens industries, has once again been recognized for leadership in corporate transparency and performance on climate change, forests and water security by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its annual “A List”. Based on data reported through CDP’s 2023 Climate Change, Forests and Water Security questionnaires, Lenzing is one of the only 10 companies that achieved a triple “A” – out of over 21,000 companies scored and for the third year in a row.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-08

Global cotton yarn players to connect amid strong demand at Yarn Expo Spring 2024

The cotton yarn market has a wide-ranging influence, stretching from the ancient origins of cotton fabric to the high-tech fabric production techniques of today. Propelled by the growing demand for cotton yarn, robust textile industry development, and continuing technological advances, the upcoming fair is well-positioned to facilitate various business opportunities across the cotton sub-sector.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-29

Kelheim to increase viscose fibre prices from 1. April 2024

Kelheim Fibres GmbH, leading manufacturer of specialty viscose fibres, has announced to increase its prices by 12% to 15% for specialty viscose fibres starting April 1, 2024.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-16

The Microfibre Consortium launches new online course to help manufacturers tackle fibre fragmentation in wastewater

The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) has announced the launch of a new course designed to help textile manufacturers reduce the release of microfibres into wastewater during production processes. The e-learning programme will be hosted on the ZDHC Academy and will be available globally from 14th February.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-16

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces new spider silk production facility in Vietnam's silk capital

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) ("the Company" or "Kraig Labs"), announces it has now taken possession of its new recombinant spider silk production center in Lam Dong Province, Vietnam. This new facility is located in the heart of Vietnam's booming silk economy and will serve as the center of operations for the Company's growing spider silk production in 2024.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-15

Haelixa and Trudel Silk to bring full traceability and transparency

Haelixa, the trailblazer of physical traceability solutions, has partnered with Trudel Silk, the worldwide market leader for sustainable organic and recycled silk products. This collaboration brings traceability and transparency to silk production, providing consumers with peace of mind and assurance of the ethical practices used in making their products.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-08

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces creation of production ready spider silk hybrid: BAM 1

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) ("the Company"), announces the successful creation of a new recombinant spider silk hybrid. This new two-strain hybrid is the result of the Company's successful program to produce larger and more robust production strains ahead of its Spring production trials. The Company's technology utilizes scientifically enhanced silkworms to produce recombinant spider silk.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-02-07

“From Earth to Earth”: RadiciGroup’s roadmap to a sustainable future

The new plan defines goals and concrete actions in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) areas to foster value creation for all stakeholders and put new sustainability regulatory requirements at the centre of attention    

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2023-12-21

Indorama Ventures continues to be a member of the DJSI World and DJSI Emerging Markets

2023-12-20

AMNI SOUL ECO® by FULGAR protagonist of the new bam bamboo clothing capsule

2023-12-14

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces early start to production season with successful small batch delivery of spider silk

2023-12-14

Spinnova starts with new CEO and calls for incentives and investments into circular fashion at COP28

2023-12-14

Indorama Ventures showcases sustainability solutions at COP28

2023-12-13

RadiciGroup presents AutoInsight, the new digital tool for in-car navigation in 3D

2023-12-07

Ascend reaches GHG abatement milestone

2023-12-06

Textile Exchange releases the 2023 edition of its Materials Market Report

2023-12-06

Suedwolle Group launches the new ACTIVEYARN® collection

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NatureWorks appoints Erik Ripple new President and CEO

2023-11-30

Program for the Cellulose Fibres Conference 2024 now available

2023-11-30

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories strengthens spider silk production operations with sericulture experts from India