Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-21

IFG launch PA11 bio-based fibre

Forming part of the new IFG Bio range, Rilsan® PA11 is 100% bio-based, derived from renewable castor oil, which has a proven legacy in meeting some of the world’s most demanding material challenges. The trademark properties of PA11 include lightweight, flexibility, durability, and overall toughness. 

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-21

Teijin to boost highly heat-resistant carbon fiber prepreg production for aerospace applications

Teijin Limited announced today that its carbon fiber subsidiary Renegade Materials Corporation, a leading U.S.-based supplier of highly heat-resistant thermoset prepregs, resins and adhesives for the aerospace industry, will expand its prepreg production by 2.5 times approximately. The increased capacity, which aligns with Renegade’s capacity expansion strategy at the Miamisburg, Ohio location, is the result of a USD 4 million investment made in December 2019 and the construction was started in March 2020. Operation of the new production lines will commence January 2022.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-21

Lenzing diversifies denim offering with launch of new matte TENCEL™ branded lyocell fibers

The new TENCEL™ branded lyocell fibers reduce the shine of conventional lyocell denim fabrics whilst maintaining the benefits and eco-credentials of standard TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-14

International Conference on Cellulose Fibres 2022, 2-3 February in Cologne, Germany and online – Call for Innovations – Six nominees will get the chance to present their unique products

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-14

Following a Visionary “Co-Create the Future Today” theme, the pavilion hosts a record number of co-exhibitors

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-12

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced participation at the leading event for homeland security and safety.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-07

Borealis is providing Dutch PPE Solutions with renewable PP from its , supporting them in reducing the climate impact of meltblown production.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-21

Renewcell and Kelheim Fibres form collaboration to establish a European closed loop for fashion

Today, Renewcell and Kelheim Fibres Gmbh have signed a Letter of Intent for a long term commercial collaboration to add the crucial missing link for a circular economy for textiles in Europe. Together, the two technology leaders will collaborate on developing commercial scale production of superior quality viscose fibers from up to 10 000 tonnes of Renewcell’s 100% textile recycled material Circulose® annually.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-14

Gold status for Kelheim Fibres in EcoVadis CSR rating

The German speciality viscose fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres was awarded gold in the CSR rating by EcoVadis, scoring among the top 3% of all companies evaluated.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-07

Teijin to exhibit carbon fiber and aramid solutions at CAMX

The Teijin Group announced today that it will participate in the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX), the largest, most comprehensive composites and advanced materials event in North America, in Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Texas from October 19 to 21.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-07

Toray receives reverse osmosis membrane order for Rabigh 3 desalination plant

Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that it has received reverse osmosis (RO) membrane supply order for Rabigh 3 Desalination Plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Not only will the 600,000m3/day Desalination Plant be the largest SWRO plant in country, it will also be one of the largest SWRO plants in the world.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-07

Lenzing rated “sustainability champion” by MSCI ESG

The Lenzing Group, the world’s leading supplier of wood-based specialty fibers, has received further recognition of its performance in sustainability. The prestigious rating agency MSCI has upgraded its rating for the Lenzing Group from “A” to “AA” as at September 2021. As a result, Lenzing ranks among the top 6 percent of companies rated in its peer group.

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Yarn & Fiber

2021-10-07

Welspun India, Dupont Biomaterials collaborate to launch new sustainable functional home textile collection

DuPont (NYSE:DD) today announced that Welspun India (part of $3Bn USD Welspun Group, NSE:WELSPUNIND) and DuPont Biomaterials launched a new home textile collection, including bath towels and bedsheets, made with bio-based materials. The collection was developed to meet a growing demand for home textile products that not only bring desired performance but also are sustainable.

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