Yarn & Fiber

2023-02-02

Focus on innovation with natural, sustainable and certified yarns

The new flat knitting yarns collections of Marchi & Fildi and Filidea find a strong interpretative freshness in the garments created by the students of the ITS TAM in Biella.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-02-02

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories delivers the first two hybrid dragon silk silkworm strains for commercial production

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. (OTCQB: KBLB) (“Company” or “Kraig Labs”), the biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of spider silk, announces that it has delivered the first two hybrid-cross Dragon SilkTM strains to its third-party production partner in Vietnam. These strains were developed to address the most significant immediate hurdle to large-scale production, the robustness of our silkworms within the large-scale production environment.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-02-02

Colourfast by nature: the new sustainable fixing agent

Zschimmer & Schwarz, the market leader in polyamide processing has developed a new sustainable, plant-based premium fixing agent for polyamide fibres. ZETESAL ECO-FIX PA is free of any bisphenol, phenol and formaldehyde. It is vegan, eco-friendly and made of renewable raw materials. With this breakthrough development, Zschimmer & Schwarz fulfils all ecological requirements while ensuring highest fastness levels.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-02-02

Alternatives to plastic-based materials are urgently needed if the world is to make a shift to sustainability. The annual Innovation in Natural Fibres Award, presented by the Discover Natural Fibres Initiative (DNFI), was given this year to researchers from the German institute of Textile Technology and Process Engineering (Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung, DITF) for their work on PureCell, a single-variety composite material made of cellulose.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-26

Six award nominees will present promising sustainable solutions for the industry in the field of cellulose fibres value chains. See their full potential displayed to a wide audience in Cologne (Germany), and online.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-19

Carbon Revolution carbon fibre wheels will be available on the 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray, the second C8 Corvette model to feature the company’s lightweight wheel technology.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-05

What’s on the wool horizon for 2023? Wool’s natural versatility means there is always something new on the market, while sheep have stepped up in perhaps surprising ways to meet our collective need for more sustainable, earth-friendly practices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-02-02

UNIFI with sales decline in Q2 2022

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “UNIFI”), makers of REPREVE and one of the world’s leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, released operating results for the second fiscal quarter ended January 1, 2023.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-02-02

Climate Action Reserve’s N2O abatement draft protocol available

INVISTA welcomes the draft N2O abatement protocol recently shared by the Climate Action Reserve.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-19

Kelheim Fibres welcomes EU agreement on deforestation-free supply chains

The renowned viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres welcomes the preliminary political agreement reached between the European Parliament and the Council on an EU regulation on deforestation-free supply chains, which was adopted at the end of 2022. The new rules are intended to prevent goods that cause forest degradation or deforestation from being placed on the EU market.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-19

Ahlstrom launches new FibRoc® performance solutions

Together in cooperation with customers, Ahlstrom has developed a new portfolio that consists of the most effective solutions for the plasterboard market. FibRoc® Plasterboard is a new offering of protective and durable solutions for high performance plasterboard applications. What differentiates it from other solutions on the market is that it is a combination of glass, synthetic and natural fibres, delivering excellent dimensional stability, good protection, durability and reduced environmental impact in all high performance application areas.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-05

ZDHC releases updates to the ZDHC man-made cellulosic Fibres Guidelines Version 2.0, and its supporting document

ZDHC is delighted to announce the release of the updated ZDHC Man-Made Cellulosic Fibres (MMCF) Guidelines Version 2.0, and its supporting document. By publishing these documents we continue to push the industry toward increasingly innovative and sustainable fibre production. It is important to note that with this update, the ZDHC MMCF Guidelines V2.0 now include the Responsible Fibre Production Guidelines, Wastewater Guidelines and Air Emissions Guidelines as three separate chapters in a single document.

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Yarn & Fiber

2023-01-05

Now Made in USA: SENSIL® EcoCare recycled premium Nylon 6.6

NILIT, a global leader in premium Nylon for apparel, has launched a new version of SENSIL® EcoCare recycled Nylon 6.6 that is made completely from US materials at its North American facility in Martinsville, VA. The new Made in USA SENSIL® EcoCare is Berry Amendment, USMCA, and CAFTA compliant and is available in a wide variety of fibers and yarns for circular knit, warp knit, seamless, and woven applications.

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News Archive
2022-12-21

Lenzing adjusts earnings forecast

2022-12-21

Auraloop: A new sustainable and innovative solution from Faurecia and Indorama Ventures

2022-12-15

First peaks into the program of the upcoming Cellulose Fibres Conference 2023 available

2022-12-15

Lenzing and RCGD Global bring eco-couture to the spotlight at the world premiere of “AVATAR: The Way of Water”

2022-12-15

Young Scientist Award: Lenzing’s prize for innovative solutions in the fiber and textile industry

2022-12-08

Early confirmation of functional and sustainable exhibitors at Yarn Expo Spring 2023

2022-12-08

Dyneema® releases U.S. law enforcement survey results

2022-12-08

Spinnova has been awarded the Impact Award on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 listing

2022-12-08

Lenzing and Renewcell sign large-scale supply agreement further closing the loop in fashion

2022-12-01

LENZING™ ECOVERO™ hits production milestone and increases capacity to meet growing demand

2022-12-01

INVISTA celebrates inauguration of 400,000-ton/year ADN plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park

2022-11-28

New CELLIANT® with REPREVE® awarded a selection in ISPO textrends awards

2022-11-24

Taiwan sends fibers to World Cup

2022-11-24

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories completes closeout of $8 Million financing, extinguishing all convertible debentures with Yorkville advisors

2022-11-24

Spinnova partners with Nordic outdoor brand Halti

2022-11-21

Kelheim Fibres once again awarded with dark green/green shirt in Canpoy's Hot Button Report

2022-11-17

SPINNOVA® named in TIME’s Best Inventions of 2022 list

2022-11-17

CJ Biomaterials and NatureWorks sign master collaboration agreement

2022-11-17

Lenzing introduces carbon neutral lyocell fibers from U.S. specialty production site

2022-11-17

Indorama Ventures signs €275 million ESG-linked revolving credit facility, bolstering its sustainability-led corporate financing program

2022-11-17

HeiQ and The LYCRA Company introduce the new LYCRA® naturalFX™ technology

2022-11-10

Unifi announces first quarter fiscal 2023 results and extended and expanded credit facility

2022-11-10

NatureWorks selects general contractor for new fully integrated Ingeo™ PLA biopolymer manufacturing facility in Thailand

2022-11-10

Upgraded Lenzing E-Branding Service offers even greater convenience to value chain users

2022-11-10

INVISTA site in South Carolina breaks ground on new polymer facility

2022-11-03

Nico Reiner appointed new Chief Financial Officer of Lenzing AG

2022-11-03

Lenzing responds with savings program to earnings development

2022-11-03

SGL Carbon successfully overcomes current challenges

2022-11-03

Flint Hills Resources to transfer its propylene business to INVISTA

2022-11-02

RadiciGroup is exhibiting at Performance Days