Yarn & Fiber

2018-12-06

Lenzing applies for 25 patents for LENZING™ Web Technology

The Lenzing Group filed a first wave of patent applications for its new LENZING™ Web Technology with the World Intellectual Property Organization. The 25 applications focus on product, process and application inventions and are part of Lenzing’s intellectual property protection strategy.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-28

RadiciGroup Comfort Fibres is taking part in Performance Days, a trade fair dedicated to trends and innovations in the field of yarns, fabrics and accessories, with special attention to sportswear, athleisure and safety.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-21

A range of colours meeting the market’s requirements for looks, performance and sustainability: the new Radifloor® Solid BCF PA 6 1300 F68 colour chart from RadiciGroup Performance Yarn makes its debut in the contract and residential flooring market with an array of high-quality yarns that reduce the environmental impact of the end product.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-15

Toray Industries, Inc., announced that it would raise the price of nylon 66 yarn and fabrics for automotive airbags application from the December 2018 shipment.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-15

The ROICA marketing, communication and innovations investment strategy, launched in 2016 has already created a new, positive and dynamic market growth position for the ROICA premium stretch fiber.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-29

INVISTA to launch new LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology

INVISTA, owners of the LYCRA® brand and portfolio of products, will launch its new patented LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology in North America at the Kingpins NYC show on November 28-29. LYCRA® FREEF!T® technology provides denim and woven fabrics with soft, easy stretch and excellent recovery.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-29

Westex by Milliken and Teijin Aramid join forces in Asia Pacific to revolutionize aramid FR fabric market

Leading U.S. flame resistant (FR) textiles brand Westex™ by Milliken™ and global aramid fiber producer Teijin Aramid announce a joint technology and commercial partnership for Southeast Asia and Australasia.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-28

Südwolle Group and Santoni collaborate towards a new footwear concept

The X MACHINE branded Santoni and the technical wool-based yarns by Südwolle Group create a new concept of footwear for active wear with an upper in seamless knit fabric.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-22

Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical Co., Ltd. to utilize INVISTA’s latest P8 technology for new PTA line

INVISTA’s technology and licensing group, INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT), and Jiangsu Honggang Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (Honggang) have reached agreement for the licensing of INVISTA’s latest purified terephthalic acid (PTA) process technology. This is the first time that INVISTA and Honggang would be collaborating to build state of the art PTA assets; a further recognition by the PTA industry of the many technology and schedule advantages which INVISTA delivers for its customers.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-21

Beaulieu International Group announces global price increases

Beaulieu Engineered Products announces global price increases across its Fibres, Yarns and Technical Textiles divisions effective as of January 1st 2019, or as contract terms allow.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-13

Teijin develops highly modified cross-section crimped yarn: SOLOTEX® OCTA®

Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. , the Teijin Group's fiber and products converting company, announced today that it has developed SOLOTEX OCTA, a highly modified cross-section crimped yarn that is extra bulky, lightweight, stretchable and shape-recovering. Samples will be provided in the fiscal year 2018. Teijin Frontier expects annual sales of staple-fiber SOLOTEX OCTA to reach 400 tons and sales of filament SOLOTEX OCTA to reach one million meters as textiles by the fiscal year ending in March 2023.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-11

PEF compliance for Radigreen® synthetic turf yarn study

Certiquality has recently issued a Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) Statement of Compliance to Tessiture Pietro Radici for its Radigreen® MFL PE, a yarn ideal for the manufacture of synthetic turf. In line with the RadiciGroup sustainability strategy (the first Group PEF certification dates back to 2013), Tessiture Pietro Radici, a Group company engaged in the production of artificial grass yarn, decided to pursue the approach of voluntary environmental impact measurement of its products.

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Yarn & Fiber

2018-11-08

Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields

Versalis (Eni), RadiciGroup and Safitex have joined forces to make synthetic grass for sports fields recyclable in line with the principles of the circular economy. The project was presented today at Ecomondo and is the result of collaboration between Versalis, which supplies the raw material (polyethylene), RadiciGroup, a manufacturer of fibres for sport applications, and Safitex, a manufacturer of synthetic grass turf.

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