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Lenzing and Hyosung launch new sustainable collection

Two leading fibre producers will present a new sustainable fabric collection at the upcoming ISPO show in February 2019.

3rd January 2019

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Seoul

Clothing/​Footwear, Sports/​Outdoor

Two leading 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 and retailers new levels of performance and innovation. 

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

Lenzing and Hyosung S/S 2020 collection. © Hyosung

The collection offers Lenzing Ecovero with creora eco-soft for a softer touch, whiter whites and low heat settable for reduced energy consumption; Tencel Modal & creora PowerFit for smooth, natural feel with superior shaping and compression; and 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,” commented Simon Whitmarsh-Knight, EMEA Marketing Director –Performance Textiles Business, Hyosung.

“Collaboration is the way forward as the textile industry seeks creative and 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 will showcase four key trends under the Spring/Summer 2020 themes. © Hyosung

Hyosung is the largest elastane producer in the world and this is the second time it will have exhibited at the ISPO show. As part of the Hyosung product story the company will showcase four key trends featuring creora elastane, Mipan nylon and polyester fibres under the Spring/Summer 2020 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 and 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:

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