News: Fibers & Filaments

15. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing fibers help to improve the quality of life

Lenzing-Stapelfasern The Lenzing Group, market leader for specialty fibers from the renewable raw material wood, has been providing both financial support and textiles made of its fibers to DEBRA Austria, the patient organization for “butterfly children”. more

09. July 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Cotton with properties of man-made fibers?

Cotton Inc. According to the Bremer Baumwollbörse (Bremen Cotton Exchange), another innovation could provide an impulse for change in cotton: more

05. July 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Kelheim Fibres wins World of Wipes Innovation Award

INDA Präsident Dave Rousse überreicht Helmut Lauterbach, Kelheim Fibres, den WoW Innovation Award During the World of Wipes in Atlanta, the Bavarian manufacturer of viscose speciality fibers was awarded the World of Wipes Innovation Award. more

27. June 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Saurer: new website

Neue Webseite On June 18, 2019 the new Saurer website went online. more

27. June 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing builds world’s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand

Größte Lyocellfaseranlage der Welt Lenzing plans to invest more than EUR 1 bn in new lyocell fiber production facilities. more

24. June 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

New international conference on cellulose fibers

Neue internationale Konferenz in Köln 2020 Private and independent nova-Institute announces the 1st International Conference on Cellulose Fibers – Technologies, Applications and Sustainability in Textiles, 11–12 February 2020, Cologne (Germany). more

24. June 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing Group to become the first carbon neutral fiber producer in the world

Lenzing: nachhaltige Holzbeschaffung The Lenzing Group, a recognized leader in climate action, member of the CEO Climate Leaders Group of the World Economic Forum and a signatory to the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, will drastically reduce its CO2 footprint. The Lenzing Group will invest EUR 100 mn over the coming years to reduce carbon emissions both inside its operational boundaries (scope 1+2) and in its supply chain (scope 3). Due to its ambitious CO2 emission reduction strategy, the Lenzing Group will further contribute towards helping customers to transition their business to a lower CO2 base. more

21. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

New microfiber ADVA Staple for the nonwovens industry

ADVANSA: neue Mikrofaser für die Vliesstoffindustrie With a diameter of only 8 μm (0.6 dtex), the fibers are particularly soft. A special surface treatment provides hydrophilicity, so that an immediate moisture transport can be ensured. more

20. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Lenzing traces its fibers with blockchain technology

Consumers increasingly want to understand the ingredients and suppliers of the products they buy, requesting a new level of transparency and traceability. The supply chain transparency from wood to garment and home textiles will enable all customers and partners to identify Tencel fibers and the respective wood source in each production and distribution step. more

16. May 2019 | Techtextil

Kelheim Fibres: Fiber diversity

Kelheim Fibres auf der Techtextil High-performance insulation materials, disinfectant wipes and supply chain transparency – Kelheim Fibers present solutions at Techtextil in Frankfurt. more

16. May 2019 | Techtextil

BWF Group: Optimal acoustics

BWF Group auf der Techtextil The BWF Group has developed the innovative technical fiber composite polySONIC fr, which mainly can be used in interior design, f.e. as wall covering, furniture, or acoustic panel. more

16. May 2019 | Techtextil

TWE: Sustainable nonwoven solutions

TWE auf der Techtextil At the Group's stand many applications for nonwovens made from recycled or bio-fibers will be shown. more

15. May 2019 | Techtextil

Norafin: "Green up your life"

At Techtextil Norafin points its spotlight at its newly developed brand for sustainable interior room concepts made of renewable raw materials – Extra Organic. more

14. May 2019 | Techtextil

ITM: Ready-made carbon fibers

ITM auf der Techtextil At ITM of TU Dresden innovative complex braided yarn constructions are currently developed and applied for the reinforcement of carbon composite components. more

13. May 2019 | Techtextil

Speciality chemicals - sustainable and trend-setting

The Ecoperl product family from CHT provides highly efficient water repellency without reducing breathability or wash durability. more

09. May 2019 | News, Views & Markets

Lenzing: solid start to the 2019 financial year

Fasern The Lenzing Group continued its solid development in the first quarter of 2019. more

08. May 2019 | Techtextil

BASF will be presenting a wealth of materials for textile applications

BASF auf der techtextil Permeable to water vapor, flexible and resilient: Elastollan as the basis for fabrics, films, nonwovens, yarns and coatings more

02. May 2019 | Fibers & Filaments

Beaulieu: new polyolefin staple fiber at Techtextil 2019

UltraBond trägt zu 100% Recyclingfähigkeit bei At its Techtextil 2019 showcase, BFI will give centre stage to innovations. more

01. May 2019 | Techtextil

Techtextil shows tomorrow's materials

Die Stoffe, aus denen die Zukunft ist The intelligent processing of such manmade fibers as raw materials is an important foundation for future textile innovations. Market leaders such as the Oerlikon Manmade Fibers segment and its brands Oerlikon Barmag, Oerlikon Neumag and Oerlikon Nonwoven stand for this. Their innovative technologies from melt to yarn, fibers and nonwovens lay the foundation for many of the applications mentioned here – and for ever higher performance, efficiency and quality on the journey to tomorrow's materials.
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30. April 2019 | Techtextil

Amann: Intelligent threads

Amann: Intelligente Garne Embroidered on car seats as touch switches or incorporated into the sole of a shoe, intelligent threads could replace plastic switches and cables that require a lot of raw materials, which not only makes them significantly more environmentally friendly, but also makes them easier to process and more pleasant to handle or wear. more

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