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Validation of climate targets by Science Based Targets initiative

12.12.2019 The producer of cellulosic fibers, Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, a member of the CEO Climate Leaders Group of the World Economic Forum and a signatory to the United Nations Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, has announced that it will drastically reduce its CO2 footprint.
Durable, bio-based fibers

Revealing the potential of hemp-based textile materials

06.12.2019 Hemp fibers are receiving increasing interest as potential durable alternative for the widespread usage of cotton and flax fibers.

Lumat, Dominion Fiber Technologies and EuroFibers merge

04.12.2019 The combination through merger of 3 companies has created a portfolio of high-tenacity yarns, high-performance fibers and fiber processing capabilities

Acquisition of Sinterama

29.11.2019 The chemical company Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd. (IVL), Bangkok/Thailand, has successfully completed the acquisition of Sinterama SpA, Sandigliano/Italy, a leading manufacturer of polyester automotive interiors and high-performance colored yarns.

Divestment of glass fiber reinforcement business

27.11.2019 The fiber-based materials solution supplier Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oy, Helsinki/Finland, has agreed to sell its glass fiber reinforcement business in Mikkeli/Finland, to Vitrulan Composites Oy, Helsinki, a fully owned subsidiary of Vitrulan Group and part of the family-owned industrial holding Adcuram Group AG, Munich/Germany.

Innovative solutions support “workstyle reforms”

25.11.2019 Teijin Ltd. is developing innovative solutions to further “workstyle reforms” introduced by the Japanese government to reform the labor laws

Porous carbon fiber with continuous pore structure

22.11.2019 Toray Industries Inc., Osaka/Japan, claims to have created the world’s first porous carbon fiber with a nano-sized continuous pore structure.

Foundation stone laid for world’s largest lyocell fibers plant

20.11.2019 With a capacity of 100,000 tons/year of lyocell fibers, the new plant of the producer of cellulosic fibers, Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, will be the largest lyocell facility in the world.
Teijin Aramid

Capacity increase

18.11.2019 Targeting more than 25% capacity increase of the aramid fiber Twaron production in 5 years, as announced end 2017, the high-performance fiber producer Teijin Aramid BV, Arnhem/Netherlands, has begun the 2nd round of activities.

Continued positive development of the specialty fiber business

11.11.2019 Lenzing AG has continued its solid business development in the 3rd quarter (Q3) of 2019 despite a significantly more challenging market environment.

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