The new lyocell filament Tencel Luxe from the producer of cellulosic fibers Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, represents the first time that the company is entering into the filament market. These fibers will be produced at the Lenzing site in Austria. Lenzing plans to expand the capacity at this site over the coming years and has started the basic engineering for a large scale commercial line for filaments.
Tencel Luxe make Lenzing a new supplier for sustainable high-end cellulose textiles, offering good aesthetics, performance and comfort level that allow them to be blended with other noble fibers such as silk, cashmere or wool. The smooth surface of the Tencel Luxe filaments gives fabrics a silky smooth feel and liquid-like drape. The filaments are breathable and offer good color fastness.