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    The Lycra Company taken over by creditors


    A group of financial institutions, including Lindeman Asia and Lindeman Partners Asset Management, has assumed full capital control of The Lycra Company.

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    Bluesign and SCTI partner on new textile chemicals index


    Bluesign and Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI) have teamed up to develop a “sustainable chemistry index.” The new tool, a verified inventory of sustainable chemical products, is hoped to become a standard communication guide for chemical suppliers, manufacturers, brands, and NGOs. Launched in October 2020, SCTI is an ...

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    Huntsman introduces new PFC-free durable water repellent


    Huntsman Textile Effects has launched PhoboTex R-ACE, a PFC-free durable water repellent (DWR) that enables manufacturers and brands to deliver high-performance outdoor and extreme sports apparel (all types of fibers), as well as everyday wear while meeting stringent environmental standards and optimizing production flow. In addition to its excellent performance ...

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    Spinnova and Kemira develop eco-friendly inherent fiber dyeing method


    Finnish sustainable materials company Spinnova has entered into a long-term partnership with chemical company Kemira to develop a new environmentally friendly process for dyeing fibers. Dyeing fiber in its manufacturing process could be of great benefit to both the textile industry and the environment. Inherent dyeing in the Spinnova process ...

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    New HeiQ AeoniQ yarns made from Circulose pulp instead of polyester and nylon


    HeiQ of Switzerland and the Swedish sustaintech company Re:NewCell have joined forces to commercialize 100-percent circular and bio-based high tenacity filament yarns as viable replacements for fossil fibers such as nylon and polyester on a large scale. Together, the two companies are pursuing a vision of a circular and bio-based ...

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    Lenzing joins Together for Sustainability initiative


    Lenzing, the global producer of dissolving wood pulp and cellulosic fibers, has joined Together for Sustainability (TfS). This industry initiative aims to make the global supply chains of the chemical industry sustainable. The 37 TfS member companies, including Lenzing, represent over US$500 billion in global turnover. As a new initiative ...

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    New CFO for Polygiene


    Source: Polygiene Group Niklas Blomstedt, new Polygiene CFO Niklas Blomstedt has been appointed Polygiene Group’s new chief financial officer, replacing Nina Forsvall. He brings a solid background in finance, having worked at Ericsson and Haldex, among others. Most recently, he served as VP and head of finance ...

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    Youngone receives ISPO Textrends Award for best new synthetic insulation


    For its new synthetic insulation material Ecoloft ActiVe SR that incorporates 35 percent bio-based Sorona, 55 percent recycled polyester and a 10 percent share of virgin polyester, the Korean company Youngone has received the ISPO Textrends Award 2023/24. The new insulation is a vertical, overlapping fiber construction that aims for ...

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    Thermore launches EVOdown made from recycled PET bottles


    Italian ingredient brand Thermore, which specializes in the research, development and production of thermal insulation for apparel, has launched a recycled version of EVOdown, a wrapped type of blow-in fiber made from 100 percent recycled fibers from PET bottles. According to the manufacturer, EVOdown bridges the gap between free fibers ...

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    Dimension-Polyant launches cleenTec seal for climate neutral fabrics


    The German fabrics supplier Dimension-Polyant has launched a new seal to mark its range of climate-neutral fabrics that are made with recycled, bio-based and/or responsibly sourced material. The portfolio of cleenTEC certified fabrics includes the VX21 range of fabrics, which is now carbon neutral, along with its new RX and ...

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    Compass Diversified acquires PrimaLoft


    Compass Diversified (CoDi), the Connecticut-based owner of several brands, including Boa Technology, 5.11, Marucci Sports and Velocity Outdoor, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the equity of PrimaLoft Technologies Holdings, Inc, the parent company of the PrimaLoft business and brand, at an enterprise value of ...

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    Huafon Group acquires DuPont Biomaterials, relaunches as Covation Biomaterials


    Following the completion of the purchase from DuPont for approximately $240 million, the Chinese Huafon Group has reincorporated former DuPont Biomaterials as a stand-alone company under the name Covation Biomaterials headquartered in the U.S. state of Delaware. Covation aims to create sustainable building blocks for customers to make innovative bio-based ...

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    Polygiene hires its first COO


    Source: Polygiene Frank Stevens The Swedish Polygiene Group has hired Frank Stevens in the newly created role of chief operating officer, aiming to facilitate scalability and support processes within the company. Stevens is a textile chemicals specialist with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. ...

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    Unifi announces recipients of Repreve Sustainability Awards


    Nike and Target both reached the milestone of transforming more than 2 billion recycled plastic bottles through the use of Repreve fiber this year. Polartec, Walmart and Texhong Textile Group transformed more than 1 billion bottles each. This year’s recipients of Unifi’s Repreve Champions of Sustainability awards helped turn a ...

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    Teijin Frontier develops new energy-saving chemical recycling process for colored polyester fibers


    Japanese fiber specialist Teijin Frontier has announced the development of an alternative chemical recycling technology, using a new depolymerization catalyst to recycle colored polyester fibers without losing the quality of polyester fibers made from petroleum-derived raw materials. The technology utilizes a new depolymerization catalyst that leads to a simpler and ...

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    Recco hires partnership and sales developer


    Source: Recco AB Paul Rosenquist Recco AB has hired Paul Rosenquist as a new partnership and sales developer. He will focus primarily on building and strengthening partnerships with rescue organizations, government agencies and year-round outdoor stakeholders around the world, and will execute projects focused on communications and ...

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    eVent expands its sales team


    eVent strengthens its sales department with employees in North America, China and Southern Europe.

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    Lenzing’s Q1 revenues grow double-digit despite rising costs


    Lenzing, the Austrian manufacturer of wood-based specialty fibers, posted revenues of €615 million in the first quarter of 2022, representing a 25.7 percent increase year-on-year, primarily driven by continued high demand for wood-based biodegradable specialty fibers and higher fiber prices. Specialty fibers currently account for 73.3 percent of its fiber ...

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    Polygiene posts higher net sales in Q1, but sees decline in operating profit


    Polygiene reported a rise in first-quarter sales, despite ongoing difficulties due to inflation, supply-chain constraints and the war in Ukraine. The Swedish firm reported net sales of 45.1 million Swedish kronor (€4.3m) for the three months to March 31, an increase of 7.5 percent compared to the same period last ...

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    Lenzing launches Tree Climate fabric collection for sustainable outdoor apparel


    Lenzing, the Austrian manufacturer of wood-based specialty fibers, has launched the Tree Climate fabric collection of Tencel™, curated by outdoor fabric innovators David Parkes and Marco Weichert, at Performance Days in Munich. The new Tree Climate outdoor fabric collection features the wide range and versatility of the Tencel brand’s Lyocell ...