Lenzing's Lyocell fiber Tencel
is available in many of these products, and the company's Tencel
was the first to be tested by KFT, the Fordergemeinschaft Korpervertragliche Textilien e.
Most recently, Nice-Pak has innovated with the first 100% renewable wipe with Tencel
fibers from Lenzing to meet Costco's need for the highest quality product based on a 100% renewable raw material.
In addition to giving the towels and rugs a marvelous hand and silky luster, the Tencel
fiber is said to wear and perform as well as cotton and is the only lyocell fiber made in the U.
Lenzing has announced the track record for its latest Tencel
fiber production in Upper Austria during the initial six-month ramp-up phase has been positive.
The substrate for the Regenerated Cotton Wipe is made from 100% biodegradable materials--the blend is 25% Lenzing Tencel
and 75% cotton.
Its Temptation by Fieldcrest collection employs Tencel
, the branded lyocell fiber, in an exclusive towel agreement with manufacturer Acordis.
Difficulties in Asia have badly affected one of Courtaulds chief products, the so-called wonder fibre Tencel
which is the group's main export product to Asia.
Lenzing will expand its production of Tencel
fibre in Austria, while Toho Tenax America--a subsidiary of Teijin--will invest US$23 mn in carbon fibre manufacturing.
Even wrinkles from washing such as those which occur with Viscose are not to be found in knitted tops of TENCEL
A100 a property which represents an important quality edge for premium brand suppliers.
The company has a strong intellectual property portfolio in lyocell technology and the brand name Tencel
stands for excellence in lyocell fiber production.
Key brands are Tencel
, Lenzing Modal, MicroModal, Lenzing Viscose and Lenzing FR (flame retardant).
Winner in the "most original marketing campaign for a product made from, or incorporating nonwovens," was Lenzing AG with the Tencel
Skin promotion campaign.