January/February 2020

On The Cover:

TENCEL™ x REFIBRA™ Lyocell brings circularity to textiles using cotton waste to make new fiber.

Designer: Juan Carlos Gordillo, Guatemala
Fabric: Manufactured by Spain-based Tejidos Royo; Dyed with RECYCROM from Officina +39; Finished at Tonello.
Photograph: Richard Cordero for Lenzing
TENCEL™ & REFIBRA™ are trademarks of Lenzing

Executive Forum

REFIBRA™: Sustainable Lyocell Production

  Lenzing’s Dr. Florian Heubrandner On REFIBRA™ Technology, Future Plans TW Special Report Recently, Austria– based Lenzing Group announced the “industry’s first successful production of TENCEL™ branded...

Quality Fabric Of The Month

Quality Fabric Of The Month: A New Horizon

In a first for the company, Glen Raven has added Horizon — a durable, man-made leather fabric — to its Sunbrella® portfolio. By Rachael S. Davis,...

From The Editor

A Cautious Start To 2020 For U.S. Textiles

By Jim Borneman, Editor In Chief The litany of positive economic data in the United States has almost become mind numbing. Positive jobs data, low...

Business & Financial

Textile Activity At A Glance: January/February 2020

January/February 2020

Yarn Market

Orders Picking Up

By Jim Phillips, Yarn Market Editor As the post-holiday retail inventory adjustment comes to a close, spinners are once again reporting an increase in orders. “It’s...

Fiber World News

Nonwovens/Technical Textiles News


January/February 2020

Bulletin Board

January/February 2020