Lenzing expands REFIBRA™ technology use

September 25th, 2023

Lenzing Group, a producer of wood-based specialty fibers, has launched LENZING™ ECOVERO™ with REFIBRA™ technology. Building on the company’s success of TENCEL™ Lyocell fibers with REFIBRA™ technology, the expansion will help Lenzing increase the overall post-consumer content in its products. The expansion further highlights Lenzing’s ongoing transition to a circular economy in textile and fashion. […]

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The end of petrochemical-based fabrics?

March 14th, 2022

HeiQ believes its AeoniQ is a game-changing cellulosic fiber. Photo: HeiQ.  According to The Nature of Fashion, a 2021 report published by the Biomimicry Institute, over 60 percent of textile fibers are synthetics derived from petrochemicals. Petrochemical fibers, whether made from recycled or virgin feedstocks, will not biodegrade. In addition, the processes used to make these […]

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Eastman Naia™ cellulosic staple fiber debuts

February 5th, 2020

Eastman, announces the expansion of its Naia™ fiber portfolio at Première Vision-Paris Feb. 11-13. With the introduction of its new cellulosic staple fiber, Naia offers another versatile eco-conscious material choice for sustainable fashion. “We are thrilled to expand our product offerings, and we have been working with a strong network of innovative spinner partners around the world […]

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