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Partnership will further cellulosic fibre technologies 12 Jul 2017

Brazilian forestry company Fibria, the world's leading producer of eucalyptus pulp from planted forests, has partnered with Spinnova to further develop the Finnish startup's sustainable technologies for making cellulosic fibres.

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Reima selects PLM to help digitalise business 8 Jun 2018

Finland-based functional childrenswear brand Reima has invested in a PLM system as part of its plans to digitalise its global business and help bolster more agile and cost-effective growth.


Spinnova scales up fibre production at pilot factory 31 May 2018

Fibre technology company Spinnova is preparing to begin the industrial production of sustainable cellulose fibres at its pilot factory in central Finland.


Metsa Group softwood pulp fibre plant progressing 23 May 2018

Finnish forest industry products company the Metsä Group is to begin producing sustainable softwood pulp-based textile fibres through the establishment of a new innovation arm.


Marimekko and Spinnova cooperate on wood-based textiles 14 Nov 2017

Finnish fashion and textile business Marimekko Group is cooperating with fibre technology company Spinnova on the development and market entry of new, wood-based textiles.


Recycled fibre fabric has a cotton/viscose feel 20 Sep 2017

Researchers in Finland have developed a range of "natural" feeling knitted textiles made from chemically recycled cotton yarns.


New method for upcycling cotton-polyester blend garments 7 Apr 2017

A team of chemists from Aalto University in Finland has presented a new method for upcycling worn-out garments made from cotton-polyester blends.


Researchers harvest autumn leaves to colour textiles 7 Nov 2016

Researchers in Finland are developing a new sustainable technology that could utilise natural pigments from fallen leaves to colour textiles.


Stockmann names Veijalainen as new CEO 12 Sep 2016

Finnish department store retailer Stockmann Group has appointed its interim chief executive officer Lauri Veijalainen to the full-time role.


Stockmann speeds up turnaround with more job cuts 15 Jun 2016

Finnish department store retailer Stockmann Group is to appoint a new management team and reduce the number of its employees in Finland as the next step in the company's turnaround strategy.


EU project to find new uses for recycled textile waste 20 May 2016

With more than 3m tons of textiles being thrown away each year in the EU alone, a new project aims to provide a second life for unwanted textiles by turning them into new consumer products.