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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 unveils new sustainability goals 22 Mar 2018

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 15 Mar 2018

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 15 Feb 2018

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.

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.