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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.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing first quarter income up 62.4% just-style.com | 18 May 07

Viscose fibre manufacturer Lenzing Group said that net income rose to EUR23m (US$31m) for the first quarter of 2007, from EUR14.1m in the comparable period last year.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing to build $200m viscose plant in India just-style.com | 19 Apr 07

Austrian manufacturer The Lenzing Group has secured an agreement to build a new fibre production plant in India through the country’s Modi Group.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing opens second viscose fibre plant in Asia just-style.com | 12 Apr 07

Austria’s Lenzing Group, the world's biggest producer of cellulose fibres, has opened its second viscose fibre plant in Asia.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing, Zimmer settle patent dispute just-style.com | 29 Nov 05

Fibre company The Lenzing Group and engineering business Zimmer have settled a dispute over the patent for lyocell technology by way of a license deal for some of the designs in question.

GERMANY: Lenzing Group To Raise Fibre Prices just-style.com | 7 Sep 05

Manmade cellulose fibre producer The Lenzing Group is to increase the prices of its fibres beginning in the fourth quarter.

Jiangsu Sunshine dazzles the wool textile sector just-style.com | 15 Nov 04

Jiangsu Sunshine Group is the biggest vertically integrated wool textile enterprise in Asia, if not the world. Based in China it boasts the country’s largest scale production for a range of worsted fabrics, men’s and ladies’ suits and corporatewear. It recently branched out into denim fabrics and garments. Niki Tait reports on a recent visit to the company.

How accurate is garment labelling? just-style.com | 10 Nov 04

How accurate is the average garment label when it comes to defining fibre content? Accuracy is a legal requirement for retailers within the UK but suppliers are also under an obligation to provide the shopkeeper with correct data as Sonia Roberts reports.

China's Youngor Group invests in export growth just-style.com | 13 Sep 04

The Youngor Group heads the list of China's 500 most powerful clothing manufacturers and is behind one of the country's most popular men's wear brands. It is now stepping up its efforts to sells its own Youngor suit and shirt brand in Japan, the US and Europe. Niki Tait reports.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing Q1 Profit Drops To EUR12.6m just-style.com | 12 May 04

Viscose fibre producer Lenzing AG has posted a lower first quarter net profit of EUR12.6 million, down from EUR14.8m in the same period last year.

AUSTRIA: Lenzing Buys Tencel – Der Standard just-style.com | 5 May 04

Austrian fibre maker Lenzing AG has acquired United Kingdom-based competitor Tencel, according to a report in Der Standard newspaper.

Spanish textile firms fight back just-style.com | 31 Mar 04

The once booming Spanish textile industry is in the doldrums, with production and exports of fibres, yarns and fabrics all slipping in 2003. But several Spanish manufacturers are now fighting back by offering added value properties rather than relying on the virtues of traditional textiles.

Finishing touches take centre stage at PV just-style.com | 24 Sep 03

One of the special features of this season's Première Vision fabric show in Paris was the number of lines where the finishing touch is integral to the textile design. Embroidery, quilting, pleating, sequins, flocking and prints are all set to lighten the workload for manufacturers in autumn/winter 2004/05.

UK: Tencel Highlights New Finishes For Denim just-style.com | 3 Jul 03

Flocked effects will join sand blasting and bleaching as important finishing treatments for the new season’s denim range according to Tencel Ltd, which supplies its branded Tencel fibre into the international casualwear market.

INDIA: Tencel In Talks To Boost Fibre Supply just-style.com | 5 Mar 03

UK yarn-maker Acordis Fibres Holdings Ltd is planning to double its supply of Tencel branded fibres to the Indian market and may consider setting up a manufacturing unit in the country.

Fibre firms fight back with new innovations just-style.com | 29 Jan 03

A new wave of technical fibre innovations is helping fibre companies in higher cost economies carve out a strategy for survival. The new fibres satisfy consumer needs for “natural” materials and, at the same time, address performance and environmental concerns. Their success is critical, as Chinese producers continue to tighten their grip on man-made fibre production.

Retro revival takes the lead at Expofil just-style.com | 11 Dec 02

Sublistatic and psychedelic were the buzzwords in the fabric printing industry in the l960s. Now, 40 years on, they could be returning to favour as descriptions of some of the most eye catching textiles for spring/summer 2004 writes Sonia Roberts.

UK: European Patent Office Sides With Tencel In Lyocell Dispute just-style.com | 22 Nov 02

The European Patent Office in Munich has thrown out a dispute over the patent held by Tencel Ltd for the manufacture of its lyocell fibre.

FRANCE: Texworld To Showcase Tencel's Asian Users just-style.com | 4 Sep 02

"The forthcoming Texworld event in Paris will be a showcase for key Asian users of our fibre," says Tencel Ltd. European marketing manager Jo Ward explains the corporate exhibit will emphasise "the versatility of Tencel as a component of today's textiles."






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