Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-18

Metsä Group collaborates with ANDRITZ on textile fiber mill pre-study

Metsä Group has entered into an extensive cooperation with international technology group ANDRITZ to conduct a pre-study for the first possible commercial mill producing the Kuura textile fiber.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-18

NILIT announces strategic expansions, including a joint venture with Shenma in China

NILIT, the global leader in high-performance Nylon 6.6 fibers for the apparel industry and leader in sustainability, that owns the broadest line of sustainable Nylon 6.6 products, is announcing a new joint venture with Shenma Industry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Shenma), a subsidiary of China Pingmei Shenma Group, a global leader in the industrial Nylon 6.6 market and a leading supplier to the automotive industry around the world.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-11

LYCRA® introducesT903C Fiber to revolutionize comfort and performance in medical textiles

At The LYCRA Company, the team is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of innovation to develop products that elevate comfort, performance, and quality across various industries. Their latest breakthrough comes in the form of LYCRA® T903C fiber.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-04

3rd Dresden International Colloquium on Tailored Carbon Fibres

From March 20th to 22nd, 2024, the 3rd Dresden International Colloquium on Tailored Carbon Fibers took place after 2018 and 2021. This time, the RCCF hosted the event at the Radisson Blu Conference & Hotel Center in Radebeul, Dresden. The event was attended by leading international researchers in the field of carbon fiber research, including guests from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST Jeonbuk, South Korea), the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, Greece), Deakin University Geelong/CarbonNexus (Australia) and the technology and research institutions CANOE (Pessac, France) and WoodK+ (Linz, Austria).

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-03-28

‘Waste Hero’ recycling education program delivers significant social value in Indonesia and the Philippines

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited, a global sustainable chemical company, in partnership with Yunus Foundation (Thailand) and The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization for Sufficiency Economy Philosophy for Sustainability Regional Centre for Sufficiency Economy Philosophy for Sustainability (SEAMEO SEPS) , announced that its ‘Waste Hero’ recycling education program achieved substantial success in 2023, including reaching 420,332 educators and youths globally and generating significant social returns on investment in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-03-27

Industry strides towards greener future as Yarn Expo Spring 2024 draws to a close

As a platform for discovery and business exchange, the fair, held from 6 – 8 March, spun a global thread of connections across its hall. Drawing nearly 22,000 buyers from 107 countries and regions to connect with over 515 exhibitors from 11 countries and regions.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-11

INVISTA intends to explore strategic alternatives for its nylon fibers business

NVISTA, an industry leader in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains, today announced its intent to explore strategic alternatives for its nylon fibers business.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-04-04

NILIT goes circular with SENSIL® Flow

NILIT, the global market leader, and a producer of high quality Nylon 6.6 for apparel and owner of the SENSIL® brand, introduces SENSIL® Flow, a new approach to Nylon 6.6 circularity that enables yarn, fabric, and, ultimately, apparel recycling to eliminate waste and further reduce apparel’s environmental impact. SENSIL® Flow is more than just a sustainable performance product. It is an innovative approach that engages the entire supply chain to truly attain circularity through product design and partnership.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-03-21

Lenzing remains a sustainability champion and prepares for the European Green Deal­­

The Lenzing Group, a leading global producer of regenerated cellulosic fibers for the textile and nonwovens industries, has published a combined annual and sustainability report for the first time, reaffirming the strategic importance of social and environmental responsibility for the company. The report on the 2023 financial year was once again prepared in digital form and is now available at reports.lenzing.com: With the title “Ready to join?”, Lenzing would like to extend an invitation to all customers and partners to join forces to renew the textile and nonwovens industries and bring about positive change.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-03-21

Lenzing Group's financial performance in 2023: Overcoming challenges with resilience

In 2023, the Lenzing Group, a key player in regenerated cellulosic fibers, faced challenges with subdued demand and rising raw material costs, impacting earnings negatively. Despite stable revenue of EUR 2.52 bn, primarily due to low fiber prices and weaker demand, specialty brands maintained resilience. EBITDA increased by 25.4% to EUR 303.3 mn, but EBIT stood at minus EUR 476.4 mn due to impairment losses.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-03-21

Bright future of cellulose fibres in textiles, hygiene, construction and packaging – Conference shows top-innovations

The "Cellulose Fibres Conference 2024" held in Cologne on 13-14 March demonstrated the innovative power of the cellulose fibre industry. Several projects and scale-ups for textiles, hygiene products, construction and packaging showed the growth and bright future of this industry, supported by the policy framework to reduce single-use plastic products, such as the Single Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) in Europe.

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Yarn & Fiber

2024-03-21

Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year – Award for the project HEREWEAR

At the "International Conference on Cellulose Fibers 2024" in Cologne, Germany, the Nova Institute for Ecology and Innovation awarded first place in the Innovation Prize to the project partners of the EU-funded HEREWEAR project. They presented a dress made of cellulose fibers, which is entirely made of straw pulp.

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News Archive
2024-03-21

ROICA™ by Asahi Kasei and TENCEL™ by Lenzing AG join forces in journey towards circular economy

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Sustainable machine and plant technologies for the carpet industry in the Middle East

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2024-03-14

Italian textile sector mourns the death of Massimo Marchi, President of Marchi & Fildi and Filidea

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2024-03-07

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2024-02-29

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2024-02-29

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2024-02-22

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2024-02-22

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2024-02-16

The Microfibre Consortium launches new online course to help manufacturers tackle fibre fragmentation in wastewater

2024-02-16

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces new spider silk production facility in Vietnam's silk capital

2024-02-15

Haelixa and Trudel Silk to bring full traceability and transparency

2024-02-08

Lenzing once again on CDP’s prestigious Triple A List, confirming sustainability leadership

2024-02-08

Global cotton yarn players to connect amid strong demand at Yarn Expo Spring 2024

2024-02-08

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories announces creation of production ready spider silk hybrid: BAM 1

2024-02-07

“From Earth to Earth”: RadiciGroup’s roadmap to a sustainable future

2024-02-07

Eastman Naia™ showcased at Première Vision Paris

2024-02-01

Saurer - Innovative solutions for processing fine yarn filaments

2024-02-01

Lenzing teams up with Recyc Leather and GANNI to unveil new footwear materials

2024-02-01

Stefano Pigozzi joins the Board of Directors of Radici Partecipazioni SpA

2024-02-01

Celanese and Under Armour develop innovative new NEOLAST™ fiber for use in performance stretch fabrics

2024-02-01

UNIFI®, makers of REPREVE®, with improvements in Q2

2024-01-25

Lenzing announces impairment requirements (EBIT) for the financial year 2023 and specifies earnings forecast (EBITDA)