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just-style management briefing: Innovation is key to sustainable success just-style.com | 3 Mar 11

In the green clothing and textiles market, the requirement to create sustainable and marketable eco-friendly products is becoming increasingly competitive. Out-of-the-box innovation is immensely valuable in such a sector where companies seek to balance environmental marketing against increased costs - if green production can be achieved for lower costs, then major labels can and do take notice.

SPAIN: ITMA expands with fibre and yarn showcase Heather Whyley | 14 Feb 11

ITMA, the world’s largest textile and garment technology exhibition, has added a fibre and yarn section to the show to provide textile and garment manufacturers with a wider sourcing platform.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing launches skin-boosting Tencel fibre just-style.com | 13 Jan 11

Scientists at Lenzing Group have found a way to combine the company's Tencel fibre with naturally-occurring marine chemicals to produce a new product that is said to boost the moisture content and elasticity of the wearer's skin.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing to raise fibre prices by 10% just-style.com | 3 Dec 10

Cellulose fibre producer Lenzing Group is to raise the price of its products by at least 10% from the beginning of next year, blaming a rise in raw material costs.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing fibres in high demand amid cotton hike just-style.com | 17 Nov 10

Austrian textiles firm The Lenzing Group has improved its profits for the third quarter of 2010, with its fibres in high demand after cotton prices soared.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing fibres invests US$164m in expansion just-style.com | 24 Sep 10

Cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is planning a EUR120m (US$164m) investment to expand its production capacities for the Tencel and Lenzing Modal brands in both Europe and Asia.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing adds black dyestuff to FR fibre just-style.com | 26 May 10

Lenzing AG has developed a new flame resistant cellulose fibre incorporating a black dyestuff that provides long-lasting colour for protective clothing.

AUSTRIA: Fibre firm Lenzing invests in Czech pulp producer just-style.com | 6 Apr 10

Fibre producer Lenzing Group has bought a 75% stake in Czech pulp producer Biocel Paskov AS in a move to protect it from fluctuations in pulp prices.

US: TenCate in new military shirt order just-style.com | 1 Apr 10

Protective fabric maker TenCate has secured another order for its Defender M fabric, which will be used in 180,000 garments for the US Marine Corp.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing invests EUR80m in fibre production just-style.com | 29 Mar 10

Fibre producer Lenzing Group is to invest nearly EUR80m in expanding capacity and modifying production at its sites in Lenzing, Austria and Nanjing in China, the company has said.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing bullish despite 17% FY profit dip just-style.com | 17 Mar 10

Fibre manufacturer The Lenzing Group is optimistic about its prospects in 2010 despite a 17% dip in 2009 full-year profit to EUR64.4m (US$88.7m).

US: Buhler to handle Microtencel launch just-style.com | 23 Feb 10

Buhler Quality Yarns has been named as the exclusive US launch partner for Microtencel, a microfibre lyocell developed by Austrian company Lenzing.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing to market Viloft branded fibres just-style.com | 15 Feb 10

Viscose fibre maker Lenzing AG is to add the Viloft brand from Kelheim Fibres GmbH to its global portfolio in a move that expands the range of fibre technologies on offer to the textile market.

INDONESIA: New line ups Lenzing production just-style.com | 10 Feb 10

Fibre producer Lenzing Group has boosted capacity at its Indonesian subsidiary with successful trials of its fourth production line.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing invests EUR120m in fibre expansion just-style.com | 14 Dec 09

Cellulose fibre firm Lenzing Group, the company behind the Tencel and Modal brands, is investing EUR120m (US$176m) in its European and Asian sites in 2010 as part of plans to ramp up production capacity.

Eco-friendly focus takes centre stage at Intertextile Vicky Sung | 10 Nov 09

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.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing targets Tencel at children’s wear just-style.com | 21 Sep 09

Cellulose fibre maker Lenzing AG is making a push for the children’s wear market with its Tencel fibre.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing Q2 profit rebounds on fibre demand just-style.com | 24 Aug 09

Austrian viscose fibres maker Lenzing AG has returned to profit in the second quarter of its financial year, and says it is seeing “a revival of demand” in the global fibre market.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing develops sun-protective Tencel fibre just-style.com | 17 Jul 09

Austria’s Lenzing Group has developed a new Tencel fibre that combines protection from solar radiation with eco-friendly benefits and has been especially designed to meet the performance and sustainability demands of the outdoor apparel market.

US: TenCate wins $13m protective fabric order just-style.com | 29 May 09

Protective fabric maker TenCate has secured the largest single order of its Defender M fabric for the US Marine Corp's Flame Resistant Organizational Gear (FROG) program.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing falls to Q1 loss on low fibre prices just-style.com | 8 May 09

A collapse in fibre prices coupled with lower sales have been blamed by Lenzing AG today (8 May) for plunging it to a first quarter loss of EUR3.6m (US$4.8m).

UK: ASBCI conference tackles economic and energy issues just-style.com | 30 Mar 09

Financial and energy experts will join speakers from the retail, clothing manufacture, global logistics and cleaning sectors at this year’s ASBCI annual industry conference to look at ways of dealing with the fall-out from the economic and energy crises.

China taps into demand for eco-textiles just-style.com | 17 Mar 09

China’s fledgling eco-textile companies are facing slowing growth as Western brands cut back on expensive fabrics. But environmentally friendly products still present better opportunities than mainstream textiles, as Dominique Patton reports.

NETHERLANDS: TenCate sees $35m in military fabric orders just-style.com | 8 Dec 08

Protective fabric maker TenCate today (8 December) said it expects the US military to order $35m worth of its Gen2 fabrics for use in combat uniforms in 2009.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing launches ProModal performance fibre just-style.com | 26 Sep 08

Lenzing AG has launched a new soft, high performance variant of its Modal man-made cellulose fibre that can be used in 100% form in knitwear and in blends with cotton.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing and Advansa launch activewear fabrics just-style.com | 18 Aug 08

Fibre makers Lenzing and Advansa are to work together to promote new performance materials for the activewear sector.

US: Lenzing ups fibre output for TenCate Defender M just-style.com | 14 Jul 08

Austrian fibre maker Lenzing is stepping up production of its heat protective rayon fibre so that TenCate can supply larger quantities of its Defender M flame retardant fabric to the US military.

US: New law safeguards TenCate fabric imports just-style.com | 14 Feb 08

A new law signed by the US Congress will safeguard the continued sale of hi-tech supplier TenCate’s Defender M fabric for the US military.

UK: Coolmax/Tencel launch active apparel fabrics just-style.com | 29 Oct 07

A new range of fabrics combining the properties of Advansa Coolmax and Lenzing Tencel has been launched for the active apparel market.

New innovations drive technical textiles and apparel just-style.com | 10 Oct 07

From easy-care clothing to astronaut’s suits, innovations in intelligent apparel and technical textiles now span the whole market, from everyday benefits that make the wearer’s life easier to critical applications whose sole function is saving lives. Niki Tait takes a look at some of the latest advances in this field.






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