Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-01

Award-winning educational partnership celebrates 20 years

For 20 years, a collaboration between Victoria ISD and the INVISTA Victoria, Texas, manufacturing site has allowed students to see science and nature from a unique perspective. The partnership began in 1998 with the creation of an outdoor environmental classroom at INVISTA's 53-acre wetland.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-01

More exhibitors than ever joined Yarn Expo Autumn 2018, which was held concurrently with ITMA ASIA + CITME from 15 – 17 October at the National Exhibition Convention Centre (Shanghai). 501 suppliers from 14 countries & regions participated, with new countries to the show including France. This international diversification, as well as strong domestic numbers, demonstrated Yarn Expo’s increasing recognition as a top show in the industry. What’s more, almost 80% of exhibitors were returning from successful past editions, showing their support of the fair.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-10-25

Following the success of Trevira GmbH’s joint booth concept at Heimtextil 2018, the company will be expanding its plans next year. At the 2019 Heimtextil, due to take place from 8-11 January in Frankfurt, Trevira be presenting a new joint booth. At over 2000 msq, the new booth in Hall 4.2 will be significantly larger, up from 1300 msq in 2018, and next year will also see an increase in the number of major customers joining Trevira at Heimtextil, from 16 this year to 22 in 2019.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-10-25

PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology solutions, today introduced PrimaLoft® Bio, the first synthetic insulation made from 100% recycled, biodegradable* fibers. Developed over the last four years by PrimaLoft's team of scientists and engineers, PrimaLoft achieved this textile breakthrough without affecting the performance characteristics of the insulation.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-10-18

The quality of the manufactured yarns is also determined by the surfaces of all components coming into contact with the yarn – such as godet jackets, for example. It is here that Oerlikon Barmag provides support with special repair coatings and – of-ten even more important – know-how of how these are deployed.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-08

Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields

Versalis (Eni), RadiciGroup and Safitex have joined forces to make synthetic grass for sports fields recyclable in line with the principles of the circular economy. The project was presented today at Ecomondo and is the result of collaboration between Versalis, which supplies the raw material (polyethylene), RadiciGroup, a manufacturer of fibres for sport applications, and Safitex, a manufacturer of synthetic grass turf.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-10-25

Fire at Kelheim Fibres’ viscose fibre production plant

On Sunday 14. October 2018 at around 10:00 a fire broke out in the main fibre spinning area at Kelheim Fibres GmbH. The fire was extinguished by 13:00 by the company’s own fire brigade with the support of local fire services. No employees were seriously injured, one suffered minor injuries. There were no hazardous discharges to the environment.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-10-25

GRS certification for RadiciGroup recycled polyester

RadiciGroup’s post-consumer recycled polyester yarns, r-Radyarn® and r-Starlight® – UNI 11505-certified since 2014 – have recently been certified to the Global Recycled Standard (GRS) promoted by the Textile Exchange, a non-profit organization that operates internationally for the promotion and responsible development of sustainability in the textile industry. From 22 to 24 October, the organization sponsored a three-day event in Milan where the key theme was “Accelerating Sustainability in Textile and Fashion”.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-10-04

Transparent sustainability by RadiciGroup

RadiciGroup presents its 2017 Sustainability Report. Energy consumption and emissions down, training and added value up: the hallmarks of a Group that looks ahead by operating transparently and inclusively.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-27

Trevira presents high-end contract textiles for healthcare environments at Building Healthcare in Dubai

Trevira GmbH, Germany, is again participating as an exhibitor at this year’s Building Healthcare show in Dubai, from 2-4 October. The manufacturer of high-value polyester fibres will present a large variety of fabrics made by 12 partners from inherently flame retardant Trevira fibres and yarns.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-14

Lenzing pioneers web technology to further drive sustainability in the nonwoven industry

The Lenzing Group announced today that it has successfully pioneered a new technology platform, LENZING™ Web Technology, with a focus on sustainable nonwoven products that will open up new market opportunities for the industry. Following an investment of EUR 26 million and several years of research and development, Lenzing completed the commissioning phase for a one-meter wide pilot facility located at their headquarters in Lenzing, Austria.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-14

Teijin develops high-quality silk wool-like polyester material as a new product for SOLOTEX® family

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. Opening a new window, the Teijin Group’s fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed a new material, a polyester material that achieves the look, texture, aesthetic appeal and comfort of hybrid silk wool for a wide range of medium-thickness apparel applications including jackets and bottoms, as a new product for SOLOTEX Opening a new window family.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-09-12

Beaulieu International Group showcases geotextile solutions

Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) heads to the South Korean capital to present its strong support for the growing geosynthetics market at the 11th International Conference on Geosynthetics ICG 2018 (Stand 14).

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