News Archive

Tuesday, 07 February 2017

Refibra™ – Lenzing’s initiative to drive circular economy in the textile world

The need for clothing will have doubled by the year 2025. This amount of clothing

signals a major burden for our environment. 80% of the clothing we throw away ends up in landfills. An estimated 50 million tons of clothing are thrown away every year.


Refibra™, the new TENCEL® innovation, is the solution and enables circular economy for the textile industry.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

TENCEL® sets high standards in the hotel trade

The TENCEL® fiber is demonstrating its worth in the hotel business in bed linens. TENCEL® fiber has no problem meeting the highest standards in bed linens. Years of product developments with international partners in industrial linens and bed linens manufacturers have led to success. The results were presented at Heimtextil 2017 in Frankfurt for the first time.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Lenzing is giving a new definition to softness

Lenzing is demonstrating its innovative expertise and presenting a new method to measure softness together with the German instrument manufacturers, Emtec Electronic

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

TENCEL® - enabling ‘circular economy’ in the textile world & next-generation ecological fiber

Lenzing is launching a new TENCEL® fiber made from cotton waste fabrics to drive ‘circular economy’ solutions in the textile industry. The new generation of lyocell fibers will be the most ecological wood-based fiber on the planet – combining cotton waste recycling with Lenzing’s pioneering closed-loop TENCEL® production on a commercial scale.

Lenzing is pushing new frontiers in ecological innovation and circular economy.

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Added Value for Nonwovens thanks to Lenzing Fibers

At IDEA ’16 in Boston USA, the most important nonwovens trade show, Lenzing is focusing on the lyocell fiber, TENCEL®, which is being used increasingly in skin care products. The greater use of special fibers in nonwovens mirrors Lenzing's strategy.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Lenzing launched “4S Denim Capsule Collection” at Kingpins Amsterdam

Lenzing, a worldwide leader in wood-based cellulose fibers, launched the "4S Denim Capsule Collection" at Kingpins show in Amsterdam.

Thursday, 07 April 2016

Lenzing and The Woolmark Company announced their cooperation

Lenzing and The Woolmark Company signed a Cooperation Agreement and proudly presented the partnership between the lyocell fiber TENCEL® and Merino wool at recent global textile trade shows. The perfect fiber duo introduces a new dimension to high-end textiles and active wear.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Lenzing Fibers: focus on the hotel industry in 2016

As Heimtextil 2016 in Frankfurt, one of the most important trade shows in this market sector, kicks off, Lenzing is presenting its new marketing approach for its specialty fibers, TENCEL® and Lenzing Modal®.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Lenzing is celebrating 50 years of Lenzing Modal®!

Lenzing is celebrating 50 years of the production and marketing of Lenzing Modal®. The fiber has become a quintessential part of the textile world and is used in an array of textile products. Lenzing Modal® is both known and loved for its unparalleled softness.

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Lenzing is intensifying its technical customer service in Asia

Lenzing is announcing the opening of their newest customer service center in Hong Kong this week. The new center is strengthening Lenzing’s customer service in North Asia.

Friday, 17 July 2015

New TENCEL® fiber collection featuring Jeanologia’s Innovative Garment Processing Technologies

The TENCEL® 24: Day into Night collection will debut at Kingpins in New York.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Lenzing FR® wins: Toughest Firefighter Alive” wears Lenzing FR® protective clothing

The toughest fireman in the world was recently determined at Interschutz in Hannover. Lukas Novak from the Czech team was able to claim the coveted title of “Toughest Firefighter Alive”. Outfitted with protective clothing of Lenzing FR®, he was able to distinguish himself among 327 competitors from all over the world thus becoming the TFA World Champion. Moreover, in the individual competition, teammates Pavel Kubin and Petr Vyhnalek earned second and fourth places while also outfitted in Lenzing FR®.

Tuesday, 09 June 2015

Lenzing FR® - the fiber of protection in each layer

The Lenzing FR® fiber, which is based on cellulose, is on show at Interschutz, the largest international venue for experts in fire protection and the emergency services, as a complete solution for applications in firefighter protective clothing.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

TENCEL® SKIN – Desired fiber for cosmetic applications

Together with Nox-Bellcow (NBC), the pioneer in facial masks made of TENCEL® SKIN, Lenzing presents the TENCEL® SKIN success story in China at the ANEX nonwovens trade fair in Shanghai from 05.13.-15.2015

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Botanic shoe concept with the TENCEL® fiber

Techtextil Frankfurt, May 4-7, 2015: Lenzing presents innovative shoe concept with the Lyocell fiber, TENCEL®.

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Fiber innovation – Lenzing presents its new Micro Fiber

Lenzing presents another TENCEL® fiber innovation: A new micro version of the A100™ fiber type is now available. The new TENCEL® micro fiber complements the range of fibers offered for knitwear applications.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

TENCEL® - first medically tested

The Lenzing Lyocell fiber TENCEL® is the first fiber to be medically tested according to the FKT test method criteria for body compatibility and toxic substances.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

INVISTA and Lenzing announce latest collaboration: COOLMAX® fabric with TENCEL® fibre to be presented at Denim by Première Vision fair

BARCELONA, SPAIN – November 2014 - INVISTA, owner of the COOLMAX® brand, and LENZING, owner of the TENCEL® brand, are pleased to announce a second innovative collaboration in denim - COOLMAX® fabric blended with TENCEL® fibre. The two companies will give a joint presentation on this new development on November 20th at the Denim by Première Vision show in Barcelona.

Friday, 10 October 2014

Lenzing presents new study on the use of TENCEL® in hygiene products

At the “Outlook in Barcelona” conference, Lenzing shared results of consumer tests using TENCEL® BIOSOFT, an ultra-soft hydrophobic Lyocell fiber type, in the top-sheet of incontinence products.

Thursday, 18 September 2014

World’s largest TENCEL® factory opens its doors

The new TENCEL® factory is the hot topic at the Parisian trade shows. With the construction of the world’s largest production facility for Lyocell fibers, Lenzing demonstrates its innovative strength on an industrial scale.

Friday, 11 April 2014

TENCEL® Skin – winner of the INDEX™ 14 Awards from EDANA

During Index, largest Nonwovens fair in Geneva from 8.-11. April, EDANA announced the winner of the EDANA’s INDEX™ 14 Awards.

Wednesday, 09 April 2014

TENCEL® fiber with a “flushable” function

With the cellulose fiber TENCEL® as a short-cut type, Lenzing is satisfying the trend of the times in the nonwovens industry. The fiber is biodegradable and strong and yet it is still “flushable”, ideal for high quality wipes and care wipes.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Eurocel™ - new fiber combination with a European foot print

Just in time for the fair Index, April 8.-11. 2014, Geneva, Lenzing is presenting a new fiber concept for the nonwovens industry.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

The natural connection – TENCEL® shirts with cotton

At the Parisian trade fairs this season, TENCEL® shirts in a blend with cotton have priority. The cotton blend concept "Natural Connection" which was launched in September 2013, will be continued in 2014.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Upcycling Campaign: TENCEL® shirts shine in new glory

What do you do with TENCEL® shirts which end their days as shelf-huggers in the company store at Lenzing because the colors and designs are no longer up-to-date? Upcycling!

Thursday, 09 January 2014

TENCEL® in bed linens – the focus on marketing activities for home textiles in 2014

The bed linens segment will be further expanded in 2014. The start of global promotion activities will take place at Heimtextil 2014 in Frankfurt.

Thursday, 28 November 2013

INVISTA and Lenzing work together to bring improved performance to denim fabrics

INVISTA and Lenzing work together to bring improved performance to cellulosic fabrics

Paris/France, 27.11.2013 - INVISTA, owner of LYCRA® fibre, and Lenzing, a leading producer of man-made cellulosics like rayon, modal, and lyocell, are working together to bring improved aesthetic performance to stretch fabrics. By combining INVISTA’s patented LYCRA® dualFX® fabric technology with LENZING’s TENCEL® fibre, the two companies are delivering a unique solution to the industry: cellulosic denim fabrics with significantly improved shape retention.

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Industrial laundry: TENCEL® offers optimum values in use and perfect visual appearance

At the A+A 2013, the world’s greatest trade show for workwear in Düsseldorf, Lenzing is presenting the cellulose fiber TENCEL® for applications in industrial laundry.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Lenzing: new marketing initiative for textiles of TENCEL®/cotton

Dieter Eichinger

Lenzing is presenting “Natural Connection”, the new marketing concept especially for TENCEL®/cotton blends, at the textile trade fairs in Paris.

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Lenzing: new marketing initiative for textiles of TENCEL®/cotton

Lenzing is presenting “Natural Connection”, the new marketing concept especially for TENCEL®/cotton blends, at the textile trade fairs in Paris.

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Lenzing presents new fiber development

At Techtextil in Frankfurt Lenzing is presenting a new flame-resistant fiber especially for use in upholstery fabrics in public transportation vehicles.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

75 Years of Lenzing – 75 Years of Innovation

A world market leader celebrates its birthday

This week Lenzing AG is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its business operations together with 3,000 invited guests – employees, customers, business companions, politicians and partners. The company presented the book “75 Years of Innovation” published on this occasion, which honors Lenzing’s role as the driving force of innovation in the industry.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

New TENCEL®-Jumboline

New TENCEL® Jumboline

Lenzing is constructing a jumbo TENCEL® production line at the plant in Lenzing. It will go into operation in 2014.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Lenzing Recognized as FEMMY 2013 Honoree by the Underfashion Club, Inc.

Femmy Award

Lenzing, a worldwide leader in the production of innovative, high performance cellulose fibers, has been selected by the Underfashion Club, Inc. as a FEMMY 2013 Honoree in the Supplier category. Andreas Dorner, Lenzing’s Global Marketing Director for the Textile Fibers Group, will accept the award at the 2013 Femmy Gala in New York City on Tuesday, February 5.

Thursday, 10 January 2013

TENCEL® - Botanic Lounge

For the first time, TENCEL® fibers are being used in upholstery fabrics

At Heimtextil in Frankfurt from 9 to 12 of January 2013, Lenzing is presenting a new textile concept for the TENCEL® fiber: “Botanic Lounge” expands upon the “Botanic Bed” concept.

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Lenzing Group: TENCEL® Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Lenzing Fibers - Mobile Alabama

Lenzing/Mobile, December 11, 2012. TENCEL® has turned 20. The first large production facility for lyocell fibers was put into operation in Mobile/Alabama (USA) in 1992. Today the Lenzing Group manufactures TENCEL® fibers at three sites located in Austria, Great Britain and the USA. Lenzing celebrated this anniversary by holding a commemorative ceremony and a customer symposium.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Repositioning of Lenzing Modal® brand

Lenzing is repositioning the Lenzing Modal® brand to reflect the new Modal production technology. The slogan “Makes the World a Softer Place” will be changed to “CO2 Neutral Softness by Edelweiss Technology”.

Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Lenzing Modal® now in color

Lenzing is proud to present the new COLOR and BLACK Modal fibers. The new developments are being presented for the first time at the international yarn and fabric trade shows.