Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

The LYCRA Company announces gold level material health certificates for 25 of its LYCRA® fiber products

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in sustainable fiber solutions for the apparel industry, is pleased to announce that 25 of its LYCRA® fiber products have been awarded Material Health Certificates at the Gold Level by the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. A listing of the products with Material Health Certificates, which are valid for two years, can be found on the company’s website and the website of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute (see links below).

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

Hologenix, creators of Celliant®, infrared responsive technology, and Kelheim Fibres, the world-leading manufacturer of viscose specialty fibers, have partnered to launch Celliant Viscose at ISPO Munich 2021. Celliant Viscose is a finalist in Best Products by ISPO and will be showcased in the Fibers & Insulations Category for ISPO Textrends, where realistic views and 3-D simulations will be available for each material.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-13

RadiciGroup has taken the next step in its commitment to the health emergency response, by making a sizeable investment for the purchase of a new production line for meltblown nonwoven, the material used for manufacturing protective face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-11

Following a challenging year for the industry, Yarn Expo Spring will return from 10 – 12 March 2021, as the platform continues to support the market’s recovery. After the success of the online solutions on offer at the Autumn Edition and in light of ongoing travel restrictions, exhibitors and buyers will once again have the added benefit of digital services at the spring show, to complement the physical fair.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-12-16

Kelheim Fibres has been named as one of the finalists for the “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021” innovation award to be presented at the 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

Birla Cellulose and Nanollose file joint patent for high tenacity lyocell

Birla Cellulose, the Pulp and Fibre business of Aditya Birla Group, and one of the world’s largest man-made cellulosic fibre producers, is pleased to announce that it has filed a joint patent application with Nanollose for a high tenacity lyocell fibre made from bacterial cellulose.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-14

Ulrich Scherbel new AMSilk CEO

AMSilk GmbH, the world's first industrial supplier of synthetic silk biopolymers, is announcing that Chief Executive Officer Jens Klein left AMSilk with effect as of December 31, 2020 to assume a new role as CEO of a company in the synthetic biology space. Jens Klein is staying connected to the company as brand ambassador. After announcing Ulrich Scherbel in October 2020 as new COO of the company, Ulrich is now assuming the CEO role starting January 1, 2021.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-13

Kelheim Fibres first viscose manufacturer worldwide with environmental management system validated to EMAS

The Bavarian Kelheim Fibres GmbH has become the first viscose fibre manufacturer worldwide to receive EMAS certification.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-07

SABIC’s Nusaned™ projected contribution to GDP rises to SAR 8.8 billion

The Nusaned™ Council celebrated at the SABIC Plastic Applications Development Center (SPADC) in Riyadh the graduation of 43 new investors, bringing the total number of graduates since the launch of the initiative to 106 investors qualified to start projects that will create 6610 jobs and contribute more than SAR 8.8 billion.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-01-06

Ascend purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

Ascend Performance Materials has purchased Eurostar Engineering Plastics, a France-based compounder with a broad portfolio of flame-retardant engineered plastics and expertise in halogen-free formulations.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-12-17

IVL-HSBC-Techwool execute their first contour letter-of-credit transaction in Thailand and Australia

INDORAMA VENTURES PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED (IVL), through its wool industry subsidiary, Indorama Holding Ltd., has successfully executed a blockchain-enabled Letter-of-Credit (LC) transaction with TECHWOOL TRADING PTY LTD (Techwool) using the Contour blockchain platform. Both IVL and Techwool are active partners in the wool and yarn industry.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-12-16

Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021: One of six nominated new technologies or applications will be awarded this title!

From cellulose-based foam for packaging over plastic-free menstrual pads to EMI shielding materials, the nominated six applications can help build a sustainable economy.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-12-10

Ascend announces alliance with The S Group to commercialize Acteev Protect™ yarns and fabrics

Ascend Performance Materials has announced a commercial agreement with The S Group, a globally recognized provider of apparel design, development and manufacturing. The alliance will focus on commercialization of Acteev Protect™ antimicrobial yarns, fibers and fabrics, offering customers full-scale supply chain service from garment design to delivery.

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