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Lenzing co-founds Renewable Carbon Initiative

29 September 2020 | Michelle Russell

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing and polymer materials specialist Covestro are among eleven companies to launch a new initiative aimed at speeding up the transition from fossil carbon to renewable carbon for all organic chemicals and materials.... read more


Lenzing to open world’s largest wood pulp plant in Brazil

2 January 2020 | Michelle Russell

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing is investing in the construction of the world's largest wood pulp plant in Brazil in a move aimed at growing the company's speciality fibre business and strengthening its market position.... read more


Brands still failing to deliver on responsible viscose sourcing

20 November 2019 | Michelle Russell

A new report has found that while the issue of responsible viscose production is now firmly on the agenda of the fashion industry, there are still brands and retailers failing to deliver on responsible sourcing.... read more


DuPont and Lenzing collaborate on natural fabrics

21 October 2019 | Michelle Russell

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


Lenzing partners on Tree Climate outdoor fabrics

18 October 2019 | Michelle Russell

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group has teamed up with the founder of Concept III Textiles in the UK to create what is said to be the first major collection of outdoor performance fabrics to feature these fibres.... read more


Lenzing invests EUR40m to improve ecological footprint

16 October 2019 | Michelle Russell

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.... read more


Lenzing Tencel fibres use more recycled raw material

15 October 2019 | Michelle Russell

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.... read more


DuPont's Sorona joins Bluesign standard

24 July 2018 | Michelle Russell

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has joined the Bluesign standard for environmentally-friendly textile products for its bio-based, high-performance polymer Sorona.... read more


Lenzing invests EUR100m in sustainable technology

16 July 2018 | Michelle Russell

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group is expanding its environmental commitment with an investment of over EUR100m (US$117.1m) in new manufacturing technologies and production facilities until 2022.... read more


Denim industry hits Amsterdam for Kingpins show

19 April 2018 | Michelle Russell

The Kingpins sourcing show kicked off in Amsterdam this week, with some of the world's most innovative denim mills, trim providers, wash houses and manufacturers taking part in two days of exhibitions, workshops and seminars.... read more


Investment to meet growing demand for biomaterials

9 March 2018 | Michelle Russell

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, a joint venture between chemical giant DuPont and ingredients maker Tate & Lyle to replace petrochemicals in the making of apparel and textile fibres, is expanding its Tennessee manufacturing facility to increase production of bio-based 1,3-propanediol.... read more


Lenzing develops fibre from cotton and wood scraps

8 February 2017 | Michelle Russell

Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing has developed a new fibre based on cotton scraps and wood as part of its efforts to drive circular economy in the textile industry.... read more


Wolford develops Cradle-to-Cradle recyclable lingerie line

6 February 2017 | Michelle Russell

Austrian hosiery business Wolford AG is to create a completely recyclable lingerie product line as part of a collaboration with some of the industry's leading smart textile firms.... read more


SAC and Lenzing join life cycle assessment tool

6 October 2016 | Michelle Russell

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and Austrian fibre company Lenzing are joining a database project to measure the environmental impact of materials used in apparel and footwear supply chains.... read more


Inditex and Lenzing close the loop on textile waste

20 July 2016 | Michelle Russell

Inditex has signed an exclusive agreement with cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing to manufacture premium raw materials from textile waste as part of the Spanish fashion giant's commitment to the circular economy.... read more


Sustainable fibres, finishes, printing and processes at ITMA

30 November 2015 | Michelle Russell

Some of the most exciting developments on show at this month's ITMA international textile and garment machinery exhibition had a sustainability edge, from using fewer resources to reducing waste and speeding up processes. Here, we take a look at a few of the innovations launched.... read more


INTERVIEW: Levi Strauss refocuses on "profit through principle"

8 December 2014 | Michelle Russell

Levi Strauss & Co is returning to its roots. The denim stalwart, which has been battling sluggish traffic trends, international challenges and a revolution in activewear, is looking to re-establish leadership in its sector. A touch of nostalgia, plenty of innovation, adjustments in sourcing strategy, and global expansion are all part of the plan. just-style talks with Seth Ellison, the group's president for Europe.... read more


Invista and Lenzing collaborate on denim fibre

21 November 2014 | Michelle Russell

US fibre maker Invista and Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing Group have collaborated for a second time on a denim project.... read more


AUSTRIA: Tencel receives Ecocert certification

10 March 2014 | Michelle Russell

Fibre business Lenzing Group has revealed that its Tencel fibres are now certified with the Ecocert eco-friendly logo.... read more