Lenzing: Tencel fiber made of orange pulp and...

Tencel fiber made of orange pulp and wood sources

(Source: Lenzing)
(Source: Lenzing)

A patented pulp production process for citrus by-products is being used to produce the first ever Tencel branded lyocell fiber made of orange and wood pulp. Lenzing AG, Lenzing/Austria, is partnering with Orange Fiber Srl, Catania/Italy the company which holds the patent.

This new product aims to realize both companies’ shared vision to enhance sustainability in the textile and fashion industry. The new Tencel Limited Edition initiative reinvents Tencel branded fibers using unconventional sustainable raw materials.

The partnership presents a novel cellulosic fiber to further promote sustainability across the industry value chain and push the boundaries of innovation. The goal is to encourage co-development of innovative solutions to give waste a new life and promote greater transparency in the textile and fashion industry to fully achieve sustainable industry practices.

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