Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-08

“Oroblù Save the Oceans”: sustainable wearables

A collaboration between RadiciGroup and CSP International results in the first Oroblù-branded tights made in Italy from recycled plastic bottles.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-01

Flocus™, the trademark for kapok fibers, is the first company in the world which produces and enhances the potentialities of kapok fibers.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-25

INVISTA has completed its project to bring the company’s most advanced adiponitrile (ADN) technology to its site in Victoria, Texas, on schedule, as part of the site’s regularly planned maintenance turnaround.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-25

The industry warmly welcomed the return of Yarn Expo Spring last week, amidst a backdrop of optimism for the domestic market’s recovery and forecast. 387 exhibitors from six countries and regions joined the fair, whilst 21,204 visitors gathered to source at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai). Once again, the fair provided a series of digital options for those unable to travel to Shanghai, enhancing sourcing options and business results for all participants.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-11

In 2020, the Lenzing Group successfully responded to the extremely difficult market environment due to the COVID-19 crisis by implementing a broad package of measures and remains fully on track in terms of its strategy. The measures focused on protecting Lenzing’s employees and partners and on safeguarding its operations. Lenzing flexibly adjusted production volumes and was able to offer its customers the usual delivery service at any time.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-08

The LYCRA Company announces leadership changes

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the textile, apparel, and personal care industries, announces the appointment of Yafu Qiu, chairman of The LYCRA Company, and Julien Born, chief commercial officer of The LYCRA Company, as co-chief executive officers, effective April 1, 2021, following the retirement of David Trerotola.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-08

ROICA™ V550 by Asahi Kasei premium sustainable stretch fiber got prestigious Senken Shimbun “Synthetic Fiber Prize”

The acceleration towards an increasingly smart and sustainable world is happening and it is real. Consumers are more and more looking for something that satisfy their responsible values and they are driven by a conscious choice. ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei is the premium stretch ingredient that identifies itself as the answer to the needs of the current consumers: innovative, responsible and at the same time contemporary.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-04-01

Indorama Ventures wins best regional loan for the first-ever US$300 million Blue Loan

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global sustainable chemical producer, has been awarded 'Best Regional Loan’ in the manufacturing sector for its US$300 million Blue Loan – the first of its kind granted to a plastic resin manufacturer. The award was announced at 'Triple A Sustainable Capital Markets Regional Awards 2020' virtual ceremony organized by The Asset, Asia's leading financial magazine. This recognition reflects IVL's commitment to being at the forefront of businesses striving for a sustainable future.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-25

EcoVadis Gold status renewed: Teijin Aramid remains in top 2% of sustainable manufacturers of man-made fibers

Independent certifier EcoVadis has renewed Teijin Aramids Gold status in recognition of the company’s continuous high standards in environment, labor and human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. This is the fifth year in a row that Teijin Aramid has been awarded EcoVadis Gold status, confirming its place in the top 2% of sustainable manufacturers of man-made fibers.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-25

Teijin Frontier enhances global network with new firm in India

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it has established Teijin Frontier India Private Ltd. in Gurugram, India to conduct sales and trading activities that will further strengthen its global business. Teijin Frontier India will start its operation on April 1.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-18

The LYCRA Company completes Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM) at six manufacturing sites

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in sustainable fiber solutions for the apparel industry, has completed the Higg Facility Environmental Module (FEM) self-assessment at all six of its LYCRA® fiber manufacturing sites. The robust impact assessment – which reviews environmental management systems, energy use, emissions, water usage, wastewater, and waste and chemical management at the facility level – helps manufacturing locations establish an environmental baseline to pursue continuous improvement.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-11

Teijin to establish Teijin Frontier Knitting Co., Ltd

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group's fibers and products converting company, announced today that it will merge its subsidiary companies Teijin Modern Yarn Co., Ltd. and Shinwa Limited to develop, manufacture, sell and specially process yarns as Teijin Frontier Knitting Co., Ltd. on April 1.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-03-08

B.I.G. Yarns launches EqoCycle Yarns designed with circular economy benefits & high performance for the carpet industry

B.I.G. Yarns, a division of Beaulieu International Group, announces its latest development, EqoCycle, a fully recyclable PA6 yarn with 75% recycled content, offering the same high-quality performance of virgin PA6 yarn. The new recycled yarn mainly based on post-industrial waste supports contract, automotive and residential carpet manufacturers with a drop-in circular solution to reduce the ecological footprint of their end products.

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