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New recycled Tencel from Lenzing
Austria - Cellulosic fibre specialist Lenzing is launching a new variant of its Tencel fibre which it says will be the most ecological wood-based fibre on the planet – combining recycled cotton waste fabric with the company's closed-loop Tencel production on a commercial scale.
Invista sponsors UK swimwear event
London - Collections from over sixty leading international brands will be on display when the London Swimwear Show opens its doors to buyers from major retailers, specialist swim stores and independent boutiques on July 17th.
Rebrand for Zegna Baruffa's iconic yarns
Biella - Italian yarn spinner Zegna Baruffa has rebranded its luxury Cashwool brand. The company is clear that Cashwool 1978 is not intended to be a brand new product.
Invista hosts China hosiery forum
Shanghai - Over 100 representatives of mills, brands and retailers with a stake in the legwear segment of the Chinese marketplace attended the 2016 Lycra Fiber Legwear Seminar in the coastal city of Xiamen on May 31st.
Hyosung launches new Creora elastane
Seoul - Korean elastane producer Hyosung will launch a new variant of its Creora brand at July's Interfiliere exhibition. On show will be Creora Fresh, a new fibre that has been designed to reduce odours while also offering an alternative to to underwear and activewear manufacturers that which to move away from the use of antimicrobial chemicals next to the skin.
Shima Seiki to exhibit at Pitti Filati
Florence - Shima Seiki Italia, the Italian subsidiary of Japanese computerized knitting machine manufacturer Shima Seiki will exhibit at the 79th edition of the Pitti Immagine Filati exhibition in Florence, Italy.
Unifi to establish new distribution centre in Sri Lanka
Greensboro - Textured yarn manufacturer Unifi is to expand the global availability of its Repreve recycled fibre, which is increasingly used in knitwear, and other Premier Value-Added (PVA) yarns through a new division in Sri Lanka.
Nilit speciality yarns in focus at Interfiliere
Migdal Haemek - Speciality nylon fibre manufacturer Nilit will exhibit the company’s latest yarn innovations at the Interfilière/Mode City Euroexpo in Lyon from July 9 to 11.
Pitti Filati preparing to 'Feel the Yarn'
Florence - The latest staging of Pitti Filati's Feel the Yarn competition is expected to be stronger than ever when the knitting yarn exhibition reconvenes at the end of the month.
Nilit Innergy for new activewear collection
Misgav - Italian lingerie and beachwear brand Parah has developed a new collection featuring fabrics containing Nilit Innergy, the 6.6 PA microfibre with integrated Far Infrared (FIR) properties.
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