Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-20

Federal Chancellor Kurz visits production plant of Hygiene Austria

The company “Hygiene Austria LP GmbH”, recently founded by the two tradition-steeped companies Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG, has once again called attention to itself. Following the successful launch of the production of mouth-nose protective masks in Austria, Hygiene Austria commenced manufacturing FFP2 masks and mouth-nose protective masks for children.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-20

Lenzing is delighted to have been named winner in the “Global PR Breakthrough” category at this year’s PRWeek Global Awards on May 19, with the TENCEL™ “Feels So Right” movement.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-14

Just two weeks ago the newly-established company Hygiene Austria LP GmbH announced the production of mouth-nose protective masks in Wiener Neudorf within the context of a joint venture of Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG. Now the product portfolio will be expanded to include FFP2 masks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-14

Borealis announces that it has started production of meltblown fabrics for face mask applications on its unique pilot line in Linz, Austria. Borealis has managed quickly to convert the way of working from pure development to smaller scale pilot production to regularly produce rolls of fine fibre fabrics for face masks.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-11

After hosting a record breaking 543 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions, along with over 19,000 visitors from 93 countries and regions in 2019, Yarn Expo Autumn will return to Shanghai from 23 – 25 September 2020. Known within the industry as the leading fair for accessing the promising Chinese and Asian markets, the 2020 autumn edition will provide the perfect platform to help the industry rebound and recover from the worldwide COVID-19 disruption. The fair is expected to occupy 26,000 sqm of exhibition space at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-20

DSM Protective Materials and FibrXL sign global premium distribution partnership

DSM Protective Materials has appointed FibrXL, as its global premium distribution partner for Dyneema® products. The initial focus will be on Europe and North America, starting 1 May 2020. DSM Protective Materials will continue to service its strategic customers directly as well as develop both innovative and cost-efficient solutions.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-07

Solid performance in first quarter of 2020 despite looming impact of COVID-19 and falling oil prices

Borealis announces a net profit of EUR 151 million for the first quarter of 2020, compared to EUR 200 million in the same quarter of 2019. The contribution from Borouge in the first quarter of 2020 deteriorated versus the same period in 2019, as an already low polyolefin price environment in Asia was further impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and falling oil prices.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-05-07

Lenzing’s performance impacted by historically difficult market environment

In a historically difficult market environment with increased pressure on prices and volumes resulting from the COVID-19 crisis, the Lenzing Group held its ground well in the first quarter of 2020. Thanks to a diversified business model and its global footprint on the one hand, and the disciplined implementation of the sCore TEN corporate strategy on the other, the effect on the revenue and earnings development was partially offset.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-04-30

DuPont launches #TyvekTogether increasing protective garment supply

The #TyvekTogether Program introduces a new specialized Tyvek® ?fabric to enable an increase in the amount of garment production for the COVID-19 response to 15 million garments a month.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-04-30

Indorama Ventures aids communities in 8 countries battling COVID-19

Almost every region worldwide is facing difficulties dealing with public health and well-being issues caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. This also vastly affects the stability of the economy and labor market, especially in Europe, America and Thailand.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-04-24

Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG found Hygiene Austria LP GmbH

Lenzing AG and Palmers Textil AG found “Hygiene Austria LP GmbH”, in which Lenzing AG holds 50.1% and Palmers Textil AG 49.9%. The newly founded company will start producing and selling protective masks for the domestic and European markets from May 2020.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-04-23

The LYCRA company to showcase sustainable solutions at KINGPINS 24 livestream event

The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will share its latest sustainable stretch and performance innovations at the Kingpins 24 livestream event on April 22-23. Kingpins is transitioning its spring denim tradeshow in Amsterdam to an online format amid COVID-19 concerns.

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Yarn & Fiber

2020-04-23

Yarn Expo launches Shenzhen edition, targeting South China’s apparel industry

In addition to its biannual Shanghai fairs, Yarn Expo will launch a new Shenzhen edition in 2020. Yarn Expo will join Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics (formerly Intertextile Pavilion Shenzhen) from 15 – 17 July 2020. The fairs will be held in a new venue, the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Centre. With CHIC and PH Value also taking place concurrently, Yarn Expo Shenzhen will represent the first stop for the entire apparel supply chain. Nearly 150 exhibitors are expected to join the fair.

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