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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Hyosung expands recycled fiber offerings

July 27th, 2020

Fiber manufacturer Hyosung has expanded its 100 percent recycled fiber offering. In addition to its Global Recycle Standard (GRS) 100 percent recycled creora® regen spandex collection, the company will present a series of new recycled polyester and nylon yarns in the coming weeks. These new products include 100 percent recycled regen askin polyester with cooling […]

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Biodegradable and recyclable prototype garments introduced

July 29th, 2019

Stella McCartney has unveiled two prototypes for her adidas collection. In an attempt to address waste in the fashion industry, McCartney has teamed up with Evrnu, a textile innovations company, to create a recyclable hoodie and a biodegradable dress. The Infinite Hoodie is made using 60 per cent Nucycl fiber, a material created from the threads of old […]

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Unifi Asia Pacific partners with Kipas

May 16th, 2019

Unifi Asia Pacific Company Limited (UAP) has entered into a strategic commercial agreement with Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri A.S. to supply REPREVE® staple fibers in the Republic of Turkey.  UAP and Kipas will leverage the supply infrastructure in Turkey to provide quality, service, speed-to-market and REPREVE-based staple fiber offerings to fabric mills as well as brand and […]

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Unifi receives UNC Sustainability Award

May 30th, 2018

Unifi, maker of REPREVE performance fiber, announces that it is the inaugural business recipient of the 2018 University of North Carolina Sustainability Award from Kenan-Flagler Business School's Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. The award recognizes leadership and best practices in environmental and business sustainability for North Carolina enterprises. UNC’s goals for the […]

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Carbon fiber from America’s Cup yachts to be recycled

December 7th, 2017

An article in Inside Composites reports that ELG Carbon Fiber and Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) are working together to ensure that the team’s carbon fiber waste is recycled, to promote economical and environmentally efficient uses of the material. ELG will become a technical supplier to the team and will process all carbon fiber […]

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