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How blockchain can help fashion's transparency problem 17 Feb 2020

The integration of blockchain technology has an important role in helping fashion brands reshape supply chain sustainability and enhance transparency across their businesses, says Dr Florian Heubrandner, vice president, global business management textiles at Lenzing.

Supply chain transparency for sustainable fashion 4 Apr 2019

Consumers are becoming increasingly vigilant about the clothing they wear each day, seeking out more sustainable options, as well as information on supply chains, production processes and product afterlife. Which is why there's an ongoing need for consumer education, as well as collaboration among all stakeholders to redefine the standard of transparency practices across the industry value chain, says Dr Florian Heubrandner, vice president of global business management textiles, at Lenzing AG. 

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 Q1 profit tumbles 58.6% 7 May 2020

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has reported a drop in both profit and revenue in the first quarter of 2020 as the firm continues to be plagued by lower selling prices for standard viscose amid the impact of Covid-19.

Specialty fibre focus helps Lenzing in difficult year 13 Mar 2020

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has reported a fall in both full-year earnings and revenue, but warns the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak continues to cloud visibility on the year ahead.

New ZDHC platform considers chemical additions 14 Feb 2020

The ZDHC Roadmap to Zero initiative has opened up a new platform that will give the industry – and the general public – a channel to propose new substances for addition to its Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (MRSL).

Lenzing FY profit falls as firm writes off US engineering costs 28 Jan 2020

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has reported a drop in its preliminary 2019 figures with both earnings and revenue affected by lower selling prices for standard viscose and the write-off of engineering costs related to its mothballed US lyocell expansion project.

Lenzing makes Tencel with post-consumer cotton waste 4 Dec 2019

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has used its Refibra technology to produce its first scaled production of virgin Tencel lyocell fibres using post-consumer cotton waste as part of the recycled raw material proportion.

Low viscose prices weigh on Lenzing nine-month results 8 Nov 2019

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has reported a decline in both revenue and earnings in the first three-quarters of 2019 as historically low standard viscose prices took a toll.

DuPont and Lenzing collaborate on natural fabrics 21 Oct 2019

DuPont Biomaterials and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing have collaborated to launch a fabric collection made predominantly of fibres derived from natural materials.

Lenzing invests EUR40m to improve ecological footprint 16 Oct 2019

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group has committed EUR40m (US$44m) to the construction of a new air purification and sulfur recovery plant, as well as further improvement of the exhaust emission values at the site.

Lenzing Tencel fibres use more recycled raw material 15 Oct 2019

Lenzing Group’s Tencel Lyocell fibres with Refibra technology can now feature up to 30% pulp made from upcycled cotton scraps collected from the garment manufacturing process.

Lenzing pilots fibre traceability using blockchain 6 Sep 2019

Lenzing Group has pioneered a pilot project with Hong Kong based brand Chicks that uses blockchain technology to trace its Tencel branded fibres although the way through the supply chain to retail.