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Lenzing unveils new Tencel option for knitwear
Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Paris - New options for knitwear production were at the top of the agenda for Lenzing at this week's Premiere Vision with the Austrian fibre manufacturer unveiling a new micro version of its Tencel A100 fibre. Tommy Lee reports from Paris.

The Grimsby, UK, Tencel plant specialises in the A100, and speaking at Premi?re Vision, Paris, Robert van de Kerkhof, chief commercial officer, Lenzing, explained that more than ?1 million had been invested in modifying technology at the Grimsby plant.

Conventional A100 is mainly used or all fibre types for high-end fashion, but the new micro version of A100 is said to be most appropriate for wool, silk and synthetics for sportswear and fashion knits.