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Apparel and textile production rises in key regions 17 Sep 2015

World apparel and textile production growth in the second quarter depicts a mixed picture, reflecting wider challenges in the global economy.

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Lenzing invests in Modal, adapts production steps 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.


Wolford axes more jobs amid restructuring 19 Oct 2017

Austrian hosiery business Wolford is to axe a further 15 jobs as part of its cost reduction programme, which has already seen its workforce cut by 41 full-time positions since July.


Lenzing filament marks new era of sustainable cellulose fabrics 10 Oct 2017

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has developed a new lyocell filament it says heralds a new era of sustainable cellulose fabrics for the luxury apparel market as it gives a similar drape and texture to silk.?


New tool to help textile industry cut water consumption 29 Aug 2017

The United Nations Development Organisation (UNIDO) has launched a new tool to help the textile industry manage its water consumption.


Wolford chairwoman steps down amid widening losses 10 Aug 2017

Antonella Mei-Pochtler, chairwoman of Austrian hosiery business Wolford, is to step down just a month after the company’s CEO tendered his resignation amid falling sales and widening losses.


Wolford chief executive Sensarma to resign 7 Jul 2017

Ashish Sensarma, CEO of Austrian hosiery business Wolford, is to resign from his position at the end of the month.


First third-party audit of forest-based fabrics 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.


Lenzing to launch new eco-friendly viscose fibre 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.


Lenzing books "best" quarter in company's history 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.


Lenzing unveils new sustainability strategy 25 Apr 2017

As part of its commitment to responsible sourcing, Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has unveiled a new sustainability strategy, designed to balance the need for profitable growth and make sustainable fibres available to the growing world.