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Hyosung’s creora regen elastane grabs denim industry attention

Denim makers seeking sustainable fibre solutions can make fabric from 100% recycled content with fibre makers latest eco fibres.

18th February 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Seoul, South Korea

Clothing/​Footwear

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With sustainability, traceability and transparency at the top of the denim industry’s agenda, mills and brands are seeking fibre technology solutions to help them create the most responsibly made, eco-friendly denim products, says leading fibre producer Hyosung.

While still unable to gather in person at trade shows for the time being, Hyosung will present its latest sustainable fibre developments to the tightknit denim community during Kingpins24 FLASH virtual event taking place 23-24 February 2021.

Among its sustainable fibre solutions, Hyosung will highlight its GRS-certified, 100% recycled creora regen elastane made from reclaimed waste, which has been in demand since its launch in 2020.

“Because we make our creora regen elastane from 100% reclaimed waste, we are helping our customers make a fully sustainable denim product,” said Mike Simko, Hyosung Global Marketing Director-Textiles.

3D Max creora elastane allows denim products to have dual performance features - ultra-stretch and excellent recovery that lasts over time. © Hyosung.

Hyosung’s creora regen elastane has caught the attention of Tejidos Royo a leading denim innovator and manufacturer committed to sustainability.

“What is really exciting for us in working with Hyosung is that they have the textile solution that will allow us to make denim fabric made from 100% recycled content”, said Jóse R. Royo, Sales Director, Tejidos Royo.

Hyosung will also share developments with its 3D Max creora elastane, which allows denim products to have dual performance features - ultra-stretch and excellent recovery that lasts over time.

According to Simko, denim made with 3D Max creora elastane eliminates the need for stretch polyester and the fabric can be treated for environmentally friendly laser washing to create distressed looks.

In addition to its 100% recycled regen creora elastane and 3D-Max creora elastane Hyosung will present the following eco-friendly, multi-function fibres:

- MIPAN regen aqua X: recycled cool-touch nylon with UV protection

- regen askin: recycled cool-touch polyester with UV protection

- regen aerolight: recycled lightweight polyester with high-performance moisture management

A pre-recorded livestream video between Miguel Sanchez, technology leader at Kingpins, José R. Royo, sales director of Tejidos Royo, and Mike Simko, global marketing director of Hyosung Textiles will be available to view on Wednesday, February 24 at 1:20 PM ET by registering for free at Kingpins24 FLASH: https://kingpinsshow.com/shows/kingpins24-2/.

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

Visit Hyosung’s blog at blog.hyosungtnc.com for all the latest trend, event and product updates.Creora 3D Max. For denim you want to live in. © Hyosung.

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