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Texprocess & Techtextil 2017 – Material innovation

A number of new smart fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for more sustainable clothing and footwear at last we...

Resilient outdoor industry seeks to broaden base

With 29,000 visitors and 1626 exhibitors, this year's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which took place earlier this month in Salt Lake City,...


Wang Fangqing | 30 Sep 2013

The Chinese textile industry has long been blamed for over-consuming resources and water pollution. And with consumers increasingly keen to take production processes into account when making purchases, brands are keen to improve their image and that of their suppliers.


Debra Cobb | 9 Aug 2013

"Something new, something brilliant," is the tagline for Komafram, a sustainable line of base layer apparel launched at last week's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trade show by Daniel Feuerstein, son of Malden Mills former owner Aaron Feuerstein.


Leonie Barrie | 1 Apr 2011

Apparel industry issues tackled on the first day of the Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong included the challenges facing the apparel supply chain, including inflation, China's shift from major supplier to buyer, and labour issues. Here is a roundup of comments from some of the speakers at the event.


Vicky Sung | 10 Nov 2009

While textile fairs around the world are still struggling to shrug off the heavy cloak of recession, the crowded aisles at the recent Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics’ ten exhibition halls suggest recovery is already underway. As Vicky Sung reports, eco-friendly production and sustainability dominated the show.

Latest Interviews

Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2014

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.


Michelle Russell | 8 Dec 2014

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.

Latest News

Beth Wright | 25 Jun 2018

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is to form a joint venture with reconstituted wood product manufacturing company Duratex to investigate the construction of what the companies claim will be the largest single line dissolving wood pulp (DWP) plant in the world.


Beth Wright | 31 May 2018

US textile major Cone Denim has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing on new sustainable denim fabrics using Refibra branded lyocell fibres.


Michelle Russell | 22 May 2018

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group has embarked on the latest phase of its new branding strategy with the launch of Lenzing as a product brand covering a broad range of industrial applications.


Beth Wright | 14 May 2018

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing expects its results for 2018 to be lower than those achieved in the previous two years as both earnings and revenue fell in the first quarter against the backdrop of a challenging market environment for standard viscose combined with currency headwinds.


Beth Wright | 1 May 2018

Australian lifestyle brand Country Road has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing on denim garments made from Tencel branded lyocell fibres using Refibra technology, which incorporates cotton scraps.


Michelle Russell | 19 Apr 2018

The Kingpins sourcing show kicked off in Amsterdam this week, with some of the world's most innovative denim mills, trim providers, wash houses and manufacturers taking part in two days of exhibitions, workshops and seminars.


Beth Wright | 22 Mar 2018

As part of its commitment to responsible sourcing, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has outlined a series of new sustainability goals that will be achieved through a specially designed eco-investment programme to help drive the "substantial reduction" of specific emissions by 2022.


Beth Wright | 15 Mar 2018

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has reported its best financial performance in its history during 2017 but warned it expects its results for the year ahead will be lower than the last two years as a number of factors form the basis for a challenging market environment in the coming quarters.


Michelle Russell | 15 Feb 2018

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing is setting its sights on Tencel as its flagship brand for textiles, with a new strategy to  drive demand amongst retail brands and consumers.


Beth Wright | 6 Dec 2017

Performance jeans brand DL1961 Premium Denim has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing on a new premium, sustainable denim blend using Refibra branded lyocell fibres.


Beth Wright | 14 Nov 2017

As part of its continued investment into its Modal branded fibres, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has adapted the production process and filed a patent to protect its new technology, which it says could lead to higher production efficiency in the spinning mill.


Leonie Barrie | 3 Nov 2017

The latest ranking of viscose producers according to the impact they have on the world’s forests is evolving into an important tool to help fashion brands, retailers and designers select their viscose supply chain partners.


Beth Wright | 24 Oct 2017

US textile major Cone Denim has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing and US yarn marker Unifi on what the trio claim is the industry's first certified fade-resistant black denim, made from Lenzing Modal and Repreve recycled filament fibres.


Hannah Abdulla | 12 Sep 2017

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has opened up a state-of-the-art fibre and fabric testing center in Hong Kong and says the facility will bring it closer to its partners along the value chain in Asia.


Hannah Abdulla | 24 Jul 2017

Antimicrobial solutions provider Noble Biomaterials has introduced a new range of sustainable high-performance activewear fabrics with anti-odour properties. 


Beth Wright | 6 Jul 2017

Indian denim giant Arvind has revealed a focus on sustainable fibres in its latest collection, utilising Lenzing's Tencel branded lyocell fibre.


Beth Wright | 30 Jun 2017

As part of its strategy to increase its share of speciality fibres as a percentage of revenue, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing is establishing a Thai subsidiary and build a "state-of-the-art" lyocell fibre production plant near the capital city of Bangkok by the end of 2020.


Beth Wright | 25 May 2017

Austrian fibre company Lenzing has become the first of the world's leading viscose fibre producers to undergo an audit designed to assess their progress on eliminating endangered forests as the source of the raw material in their products.


Beth Wright | 24 May 2017

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing is to unveil a new brand of eco-friendly viscose fibre this autumn in a move it claims will set an industry-wide benchmark in the sustainability and transparency of viscose fibres.


Beth Wright | 17 May 2017

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing expects a "significant improvement" in earnings in 2017 compared to last year, and has hailed its sCore Ten strategy after booking the best quarter in the company's history.


Beth Wright | 22 Mar 2017

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has offered an optimistic outlook for the year ahead on the back of "excellent development" in 2016, thanks to higher selling prices for all its fibre products and a better product mix.


Beth Wright | 17 Feb 2017

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has been awarded the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its Viscose and Moda fibres, including all their subtypes.

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