Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-15

Lenzing solid in a significantly more challenging market environment

The Lenzing Group continued its solid business development in the first half of 2019. Despite a significantly more challenging market environment with historically low prices for standard viscose, Lenzing recorded a slight increase in revenue. The disciplined implementation of the sCore TEN strategy and the focus on specialty fibers continue to have a positive impact. Thanks to ongoing high demand for sustainably produced specialty fibers and positive currency effects, the impact of low standard viscose prices was largely offset in earnings.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-06

Lenzing AG, producer of pulp and fibers from the renewable raw material wood, has concluded its expansion and modernization drive at the pulp plant at the Lenzing site. The company invested EUR 60 mn for this purpose, increasing production capacities for dissolving pulp extracted from beech wood from 300,000 to 320,000 tons per year. The coming on stream of the additional pulp capacities over the past weeks strengthens Lenzing’s self-supply of pulp in accordance with the sCore TEN corporate strategy.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-01

Sustainability/circular economy, digitalization, technical textiles, nonwovens and the first STARTUP DAYS are the hot topics at the Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress, Austria. More than 100 international experts will present their latest innovations of the textile industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-01

Teijin Aramid announced its participation at DSEI, a world-leading security and defense event in London. From September 10 to 13, at booth S6-320, the leading manufacturer of premium aramids and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) will show how Twaron® can add value to high-performance defense and security equipment. These materials play a key role in solutions where strength, safety, durability and low weight are required, including aerospace, land, naval, security and joint domains.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-01

Alexander Bachmann, Business Manager at Kelheim Fibres, will present a detectable viscose fibre with a unique fingerprint structure at this year’s Global Fiber Congress in Dornbirn. With this fibre, the Bavarian viscose speciality fibre manufacturer addresses a global problem of growing proportions: For organic cotton alone, the rapidly increasing demand with simultaneously declining production volume invite fraud and counterfeiting, but also other high-quality textiles are forged on a grand scale.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-08-15

“Operation Clean Sweep” arrives in the RadiciGroup Synthetic Fibres Business Area

RadiciGroup has expanded its Operation Clean Sweep project – started up over one year ago in its engineering polymers business – to its Synthetic Fibres Business Area. Noyfil SA (Stabio - CH), a company specializing in the manufacture of polyester continuous yarn, has joined Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), an international programme promoted by Plastics Europe with the goal of “Zero Pellet Loss”.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-07-22

Closing the loop: regenerated and recycled products on offer at Yarn Expo Autumn

Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 will feature a wide array of different yarn and fibre materials, including regenerated and recycled yarn. Sustainably-produced regenerated cellulose fibres are on offer, along with plenty of recycled options that close the loop in the fashion industry. Regenerated yarns and fibres can be found from exhibitors such as Birla, overseas newcomers Else Bornewa (Turkey), Hai Thien Synthetic Fiber (Vietnam) and Henbang Textile Vietnam (Vietnam), as well as domestic exhibitors, from 25 – 27 September 2019.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-07-10

Record 2018 for RadiciGroup

Sales EUR 1,211 million. EBITDA EUR 185 million. In 2019 first half, sales volumes slow yet margins hold. Second half outlook more uncertain: positive but lower than in 2018.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-07-04

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibres has been presented with the World of Wipes Innovation Award.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-07-03

Italy focuses on the circular economy at the G20

On June 8 and 9, as part of the initiatives related to the G20 held in Japan (just ended), an Italian delegation from the MISE (Italian Ministry for Economic Development), led by vice minister Michele Geraci, participated in Tsukuba to the working sessions of the Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy, contributing, with all the members and auditors, to the final ministerial declaration on these subjects.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-06-19

Beaulieu Engineered Products to announce customer R&D and capacity support for diverse world of textiles at ITMA 2019

Global raw materials’ provider Beaulieu Engineered Products invites ITMA 2019 visitors to tap into the inspiring performance of its fibres, yarns and technical textiles in order to enhance innovation and sustainability for high end textiles (Hall 3 Stand C130A).

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-06-17

A world-first, introducing the 100% Merino wool boardshort

Lifestyle brand Outerknown - the brainchild of surf legend Kelly Slater and designer John Moore - has created the world’s first boardshort crafted from 100% Australian Merino wool.

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Yarn & Fiber

2019-06-06

Yarn Expo Autumn 2019 returns for earlier September date

Yarn Expo Autumn will take place from 25 – 27 September at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai), in hall 8.2. In 2018, the show featured a wide range of yarn and fibre products with 501 exhibitors from 14 countries & regions. The fair will be held concurrently with the 25th Autumn Edition of Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, in order to maximise exposure within the textile supply chain.

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