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Lenzing & Hyosung Collaborate to Launch New Sustainable Fabric Collection

January 2, 2019

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Simon Whitmarsh-Knight
+44 1788 510623

Andreas Guertler
+43 7672 701 3805

Lenzing, Austria and Seoul, Korea

Two global fibre producers will present a new sustainable fabric collection at the upcoming ISPO show in February 2019. This new collaboration will showcase the sustainable benefits of the two companies’ leading brands; TENCEL Modal from Lenzing and creora® elastane from Hyosung offering brands & retailers new levels of performance and innovation. 

“This Lenzing & Hyosung collaboration fits perfectly under the slogan Better Together” says Andreas Guertler, Head of Active & Outdoor Global Business Development for Lenzing AG. “The combination of natural softness, comfort & performance from TENCEL and the power, fit and recovery of creora® elastane allows us to offer customers new products for sports & leisure clothing with unrivaled sustainable credentials” added Andreas.

THE collection offers

  • LENZING™ ECOVERO™ with creora® eco-soft for a softer touch, whiter whites & low heat settable for reduced energy consumption
  • TENCEL™Modal & creora® PowerFit for smooth, natural feel with superior shaping and compression
  • TENCEL™Modal & creora® Black for breathable, softer touch and deeper black with no grin through

“We are delighted to partner with Lenzing with this innovative fabric collection to deliver enhanced performance with products that use less energy & water and improved environmental care that today’s informed consumers demand” says Simon Whitmarsh-Knight, EMEA Marketing Director –Performance Textiles Business, Hyosung.  “Collaboration is the way forward as the textile industry seeks creative & performance solutions throughout the value chain and to meet changing market dynamics.  This is just the start of our cooperation with our friends at Lenzing!”

Hyosung are the largest elastane producers in the world and this is the second time they have exhibited at the ISPO show. As part of the Hyosung product story they will showcase 4 key trends featuring creora® elastane, MIPAN™ nylon and polyester fibres under the SS2020 themes:

  • Protect the Body – MIPAN™aqua-x, askin, aerowarm, aerolight, creora® Fresh
  • Help Save the Earth – MIPAN™regen, regen, creora® Black, creora® eco-soft
  • Fast Fashion – MIPAN™rexy, MIPAN™duo, prizma, creora® Color+
  • Lenzing & Hyosung Collection – creora® eco-soft

Hyosung fabrics have also been chosen for the 2019 ISPO Textrend for the Street Sport, Eco Era and Base Layer categories. Come and see these winners and the very latest in sustainable textile technology.

creora® Hyosung at ISPO

Hall C4, Stand 326

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About the Lenzing Group

The Lenzing Group is an international company that produces high-quality fibers and filaments from the renewable raw material wood with environmentally friendly and innovative technologies. These fibers form the basis for a wide range of textile and nonwoven applications, and are also used in work and protective wear and in industrial applications.

Lenzing’s quality and innovative strength set global standards for wood-based cellulose fibers. With 80 years of experience, the Lenzing Group is the only company in the world which produces significant volumes of all three wood-based cellulose fiber generations. Its products are marketed under the following brands: TENCEL™ for textile applications, VEOCEL™ for nonwoven and LENZING™ for special applications in other areas and other products. Innovations like REFIBRA™ technology, the identifiable LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded fibers and TENCEL™ Luxe branded lyocell filament yarn make Lenzing a global innovation leader.

The Lenzing Group’s success is based on consistent customer orientation combined with innovation, technology and quality leadership. Lenzing is committed to the principles of sustainable management with very high environmental standards and can underscore this commitment with numerous international sustainability certifications for its business processes as the most sustainable company in the sector. In addition to fibers, which form the core business, the Lenzing Group is also active in the fields of engineering and plant construction – mostly for its own locations, but also for external customers.

About Hyosung

Hyosung is a comprehensive fiber manufacturer which produces world-class products, providing innovation and solutions to the textile industry. Only by Hyosung, creora® elastane is the world’s largest spandex brand, supplying the broadest range stretch fiber offerings supported by exceptional technology and quality.  Mipan® nylon and specialty polyester provide functional and sustainable fiber solutions that are essential to today’s dynamic textile market.