ResinFiber’s Forj wins innovation award

March 6th, 2019

Forj thermoplastic, a product of ResinFiber LLC, recently won an Outdoor Retailer Innovation award. Forj tape-ribbon is a pure polymer ribbon, that when heated, becomes moldable into any shape. Once cooled, its molecules couple and harden forming a tensile strength of 1,000 pounds. Each tin of Forj comes with 20 feet of white ribbon and […]

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Shandong Ruyi acquires INVISTA business

March 4th, 2019

Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding, a Chinese textile and apparel company, has acquired INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business, a manufacturer of fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and hygiene industries. The new company will operate as The LYCRA Company, named for INVISTA’s spandex/elastane fiber. The purchase includes a portfolio of consumer and trade brands: […]

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Lenzing opens new Center of Excellence

March 1st, 2019

The Lenzing Center of Excellence (LCOE) has opened at the company’s Indonesian location in Purwakarta. According to information released by the Lenzing Group, the center intensifies cooperation with partners along the value chain and increases efforts to jointly conduct research and develop new yarns. The LCOE provides laboratory and analytical facilities to conduct trials and […]

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