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Lenzing fashions more agile and responsive supply chain Hannah Abdulla | 8 Aug 19

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group has employed sales and operations planning software across its business to help create a more agile and responsive supply chain that minimises waste and inefficiencies.


Lenzing confirms FY view despite "challenging" market Beth Wright | 7 Aug 19

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has hailed a slight increase in revenue in the first half of 2019 and confirmed its outlook for the full year despite what it calls a "significantly more challenging" market environment with historically low prices for standard viscose.


Lenzing to invest EUR1bn in lyocell fibre production Beth Wright | 4 Jul 19

To help meet strong demand for its specialty fibres, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is to build what it claims will be the world's largest lyocell fibre plant in Thailand.


Lenzing sets net-zero CO2 emissions target by 2050 Beth Wright | 25 Jun 19

Lenzing Group has pledged to invest EUR100m (US$113.8m) over the coming years to reduce carbon emissions both inside its operations and in its supply chain as it aims to become the world's first carbon neutral fibre producer.


Covestro, Lenzing partner on sustainable PU synthetics Beth Wright | 28 May 19

Polymer company Covestro has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group to develop environmentally-compatible polyurethane (PU) synthetics for the footwear industry. 


Lenzing to trace fibres with blockchain technology Beth Wright | 20 May 19

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group has announced it will use blockchain technology to support its Tencel branded fibre business in a move it says will ensure complete transparency and traceability throughout the supply chain to the finished garment.


Lenzing shares progress on sustainability targets Beth Wright | 25 Apr 19

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group says it is on track with all of its committed sustainability targets and reaffirmed its pledge to invest more than EUR100m (US$111.5m) in sustainable production technology by 2022.


Supply chain transparency for sustainable fashion Guest author | 4 Apr 19

Consumers are becoming increasingly vigilant about the clothing they wear each day, seeking out more sustainable options, as well as information on supply chains, production processes and product afterlife. Which is why there's an ongoing need for consumer education, as well as collaboration among all stakeholders to redefine the standard of transparency practices across the industry value chain, says Dr Florian Heubrandner, vice president of global business management textiles, at Lenzing AG. 


Lenzing in FY profit and sales slip Beth Wright | 15 Mar 19

Lower selling prices for standard viscose, as well as higher raw material and energy costs, have contributed to a decline in full-year revenue and earnings at Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing compared with record results in the previous year.


Lenzing, Solvay partner on new green fabric Beth Wright | 6 Mar 19

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has partnered with international chemical and fibres group Solvay to develop a new fabric that boosts the benefits of the firms' respective Tencel branded lyocell and Amni Soul Eco biodegradable polyamide yarn.


Lenzing to open Tencel Studio in Singapore Beth Wright | 15 Feb 19

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing is to partner with the Textile and Fashion Federation Singapore (TaFF) as part of a bid to make its Tencel brand more accessible to consumers.


Lenzing, Tejidos Royo partner on sustainable clothing line Beth Wright | 24 Jan 19

An international partnership of textile and apparel companies, including Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing and Spanish denim mill Tejidos Royo, has developed a new sustainable collection to illustrate that fashion can be both responsible and beautiful given the right supply chain partnerships.


New Lenzing centre in Indonesia to speed fibre innovation Hannah Abdulla | 16 Jan 19

Fibre manufacturer Lenzing has opened a new research and development facility in Indonesia, bringing its state-of-the-art fibre testing and full fibre-to-fashion innovation capabilities to Asia.


Lenzing and Hysosung partner on sustainable fabrics Hannah Abdulla | 7 Jan 19

Fibre manufacturers Lenzing and Hyosung are to collaborate on a new sustainable fabric collection that will showcase the sustainable benefits of their bestselling brands: Tencel from Lenzing, and Creora from Hyosung.


Lenzing posts nine-month profit tumble Beth Wright | 7 Nov 18

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing continues to expect its results for 2018 to be lower than those achieved in the previous two years as lower prices for standard viscose and price increases for key raw materials took their toll in the first three quarters of 2018.


Lenzing to acquire remaining stake in China subsidiary Hannah Abdulla | 24 Oct 18

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is to acquire the remaining 30% stake in its Chinese subsidiary Lenzing Nanjing Fibers Co (LNF).


Lenzing mothballs US project on tariff concerns Beth Wright | 27 Sep 18

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group has temporarily postponed its lyocell expansion project in Mobile, Alabama, due to what it called the "rising likelihood" of increasing trade tariffs, paired with the potential surge in construction costs due to the buoyant US labour market.


New Lenzing web technology for sustainable nonwovens Beth Wright | 13 Sep 18

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has developed a new technology platform with a focus on sustainable nonwoven products it says will open up new market opportunities for the industry.


Lenzing H1 profit and revenue take a tumble Beth Wright | 9 Aug 18

Volatile prices for standard viscose and price increases for key raw materials weighed on Lenzing in the first half of 2018, with the Austrian cellulosic fibre producer also warning of challenging market conditions for the second half of the year.


Lenzing invests EUR100m in sustainable technology Michelle Russell | 16 Jul 18

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is expanding its environmental commitment with an investment of over EUR100m (US$117.1m) in new manufacturing technologies and production facilities until 2022.


Lenzing to form US$1bn dissolving wood pulp JV Beth Wright | 25 Jun 18

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.


Cone Denim creates new denim fabrics using Refibra Beth Wright | 31 May 18

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


Lenzing redefined as speciality industrial brand Michelle Russell | 22 May 18

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.


Lenzing warns on year ahead amid Q1 slip Beth Wright | 14 May 18

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.


Country Road launches sustainable denim jean Beth Wright | 1 May 18

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.


Denim industry hits Amsterdam for Kingpins show Michelle Russell | 19 Apr 18

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.


Lenzing unveils new sustainability goals Beth Wright | 22 Mar 18

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.


Lenzing hails record FY, warns on year ahead Beth Wright | 15 Mar 18

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.


Lenzing charts new course for Tencel brand Michelle Russell | 15 Feb 18

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.


DL1961 to create new denim blend using Refriba Beth Wright | 6 Dec 17

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.

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