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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.

Lenzing invests in Modal, adapts production steps Beth Wright | 14 Nov 17

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.

New viscose producer ranking guides fibre sourcing Leonie Barrie | 3 Nov 17

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.

New fade-resistant black denim features Lenzing Modal and Repreve  Beth Wright | 24 Oct 17

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.

Lenzing opens Hong Kong innovation facility Hannah Abdulla | 12 Sep 17

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.

Noble Biomaterials rolls out sustainable anti-odour fabrics Hannah Abdulla | 24 Jul 17

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

Arvind reveals sustainable focus with Tencel Beth Wright | 6 Jul 17

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

Lenzing expanding speciality fibres business with Thai unit Beth Wright | 30 Jun 17

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.

First third-party audit of forest-based fabrics Beth Wright | 25 May 17

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.

Lenzing to launch new eco-friendly viscose fibre Beth Wright | 24 May 17

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.

Texprocess & Techtextil 2017 – Material innovations Beth Wright | 18 May 17

A number of new smart fibre and fabric concepts were on show alongside eco-innovations for more sustainable clothing and footwear at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade shows in Frankfurt, Germany. Electro-osmotic membranes, eco-efficient textiles and recycled yarns were among the highlights.  

Lenzing books "best" quarter in company's history Beth Wright | 17 May 17

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.

Higher fibre prices and sales lift Lenzing FY Beth Wright | 22 Mar 17

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.

Lenzing Viscose and Moda fibres earn Biobased certification Beth Wright | 17 Feb 17

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

Lenzing develops fibre from cotton and wood scraps Michelle Russell | 8 Feb 17

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has developed a new fibre based on cotton scraps and wood as part of its efforts to drive circular economy in the textile industry.

Wolford develops Cradle-to-Cradle recyclable lingerie line Michelle Russell | 6 Feb 17

Austrian hosiery business Wolford AG is to create a completely recyclable lingerie product line as part of a collaboration with some of the industry's leading smart textile firms.

Lenzing and Jeanologia team up on laser finishing Beth Wright | 31 Jan 17

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has partnered with Spanish technology firm Jeanologia to demonstrate the advantages of laser finishing on Tencel fabrics and garments.

Proposed EU viscose rayon tariff threatens US supply chain Michelle Russell | 30 Jan 17

The US government is considering imposing tariffs on 85 European imports – including viscose rayon staple fibre – in retaliation for what is says is the EU's discrimination and ban on American beef products.

Apparel Sourcing USA returns to New York in January Michelle Russell | 16 Dec 16

The Apparel Sourcing USA trade show will feature representives from eight global sourcing destinations – as well as India, Hong Kong and Taiwan – when it returns to New York in January, covering finished apparel, contract manufacturing and private label suppliers.

Lenzing invests $293m in new US Tencel fibre plant Michelle Russell | 14 Dec 16

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing is to build a state-of-the-art Tencel fibre plant in the US as part of its strategy to increase its share of speciality fibres as a percentage of revenue. 

Lenzing books "substantial" 9-month earnings increase Beth Wright | 16 Nov 16

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing  has offered an optimistic outlook as it revealed a "substantial increase" in both revenue and earnings in the first nine months of 2016, thanks to significant improvements in cash flow and the continued implementation of a new group strategy.






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