Yarn & Fiber

2019-10-17

TENCEL™ shed the spotlight on sustainability efforts at Munich Fabric Start

TENCEL™ recently participated in Germany’s Munich Fabric Start, one of the leading international textile trade shows that showcase a vast selection of fabric collections ranging from plain to haute couture fabrics and accessories. This is the 17th time Lenzing has participated in the event. The show attracts international buyers and designers from the most influential retailers and fashion brands.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-10-17

With a record-breaking 543 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions (2018: 501, 14 countries and regions), Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 offered an unparalleled range of quality and product diversity. Exhibitors observed the highly professional nature of trade buyers at the fair, who in turn praised the choice and quality on offer. 19,155 visitors from 93 countries & regions joined the show (2018: 19,003 from 75 countries & regions). The results are clear: showing continuous growth and delivering genuine business outcomes each year, Yarn Expo has established its global reputation as a leading platform, for all kinds of yarns and fibres.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-10-02

Evonik has developed a new generation of polyimide fibers for the rising demands of the industry. The new product, brand named P84® HT, is distinguished by improved mechanical stability and flexibility at continuously high operating temperatures.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-26

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 September 25-27. Visitors will have an opportunity to learn about new LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber, and LYCRA® EcoMade fiber.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-26

Dornbirn-GFC – over 100 international speakers from industry and research presented their latest innovations and trends of the global fiber- and textile industry from September 11 – September 13, 2019.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-10-10

Antwerp graduation award is put into practice - Südwolle Group invites young designers for collaborative workshops

Yarn manufacturer Südwolle Group recently welcomed two young designers from Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. The two creatives were supported with useful yarn insights and a knitting and design workshop in cooperation with The Woolmark Company, Peterseim Strickwaren and New York fashion designer Karim Guest.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-26

Yarn Expo Autumn to offer diverse sourcing, with a record-breaking 542 exhibitors

Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 opens next week, from 25 – 27 September, in hall 8.2 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Covering an area of 26,000 sqm, a record-breaking 542 suppliers from 14 countries and regions will join the show (2018: 501 exhibitors, 14 countries & regions), including new exhibitors from Lithuania, Nepal and Taiwan. The fair will offer yarn & fibre solutions for every sourcing need – with eco-friendly, functional and fashionable options to be found, and a new display area for fancy yarn.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-19

Ascend to launch new Vydyne® XHT, LCPA and HTPA at K 2019

Ascend Performance Materials today announced plans to launch several new specialty polyamides at K2019 to meet the growing needs of its customers. Among the new products are Vydyne® XHT, long- chain polyamides and high-temperature polyamides.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-19

Lenzing presents blockchain technology at Premiere Vision in Paris

The Lenzing Group, world market leader in specialty fibers made from the renewable material wood, is strengthening its leading position in sustainability in the textile industry. Lenzing will use blockchain technology to support its TENCEL branded fiber business, ensuring complete transparency and traceability for brands and consumers of its fibers in the finished garment. After evaluating various initiatives Lenzing decided to join the platform of the Hong Kong based technology company TextileGenesis to accomplish this ambition.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-12

The LYCRA Company launches LYCRA® FitSense™ Technology

The LYCRA Company, a leader in innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, today announced the global launch of new LYCRA® FitSense™ technology. This groundbreaking innovation is a patented water-based dispersion that features the same molecule as LYCRA® fiber, but in liquid form.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-12

Lenzing contracts Wood to deliver world´s largest lyocell plant

With the recently announced plans to establish a lyocell production facility in Thailand, the Lenzing Group is taking an important step in meeting the strong demand for lyocell fibers and is further strengthening the company´s position as an industry leader in the specialty cellulosic fibers market. The proposed plant will be the largest lyocell plant in the world, with an annual capacity of 100,000 tons.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-12

Lenzing presented first blockchain pilot project at Hong Kong Fashion Summit

The Lenzing Group has made a huge leap forward in introducing blockchain technology, allowing for a new level of transparency and traceability in the textile industry. After joining the platform of the technology company TextileGenesis™ earlier this year, the world market leader in specialty fibers made from the renewable raw material wood presented the first pilot at this year’s Fashion Summit in Hong Kong on September 05, 2019. This pioneering pilot project was conducted in close cooperation with TextileGenesis™, WWF and Hong Kong based brand Chicks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-09-09

Fancy Yarn Vision: new display area to launch at Yarn Expo

Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 will feature 118 exhibitors in the Fancy Yarn Zone, a 30% increase from the previous year, while launching a new display area, Fancy Yarn Vision, within the zone. Fancy Yarn Vision will be open throughout the three days of the fair, from 25 – 27 September, featuring advanced technologies and products from Chinese and overseas exhibitors. The zone has been gathering momentum in recent editions of Yarn Expo, as the fair has become increasingly recognised for its all-encompassing range of yarn and fibre product categories, from natural to synthetic.

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