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24th May 2018, Atlanta, GA

Smart solutions from botanic origins

The Lenzing Group has introduced Lenzing, which is described as a speciality industrial brand which will provide smart solutions from botanic origins that are made in environmentally sound production processes. Rebranded at this week’s Techtextil NA and Texprocess Americas shows in Atlanta, the Lenzing brand covers a broad range of industrial applications ranging from agriculture to engineered products, packaging to protective wear and workwear. Lenzing brand will also be positioned for the Biorefinery Business.

(c) Lenzing Group.

“To remain competitive in a constantly evolving business environment, Lenzing has decided to embark on a bold new course and adopt a new branding strategy that will enable us to simplify our brand portfolio, better protect and defend our trademarks, and minimize inefficiencies and inconsistencies. The new branding strategy builds on the key pillars of our sCore TEN strategy as we continue to strengthen our existing expertise in specialty fibres, innovate with customers and partners, and bring breakthrough technologies to the market,” said Robert van de Kerkhof, Chief Commercial Officer of Lenzing Group. 

“By redefining the Lenzing brand, we can focus our efforts on solving tomorrow’s challenges with smart solutions from botanic origins that are inspired by the needs of the world."

Applications

Lenzing is said to be a distinctive product brand that caters to the specific needs of Lenzing’s customers who focus on industrial applications. Branded offers of the Lenzing brand portfolio include:

Protective Wear

Lenzing for Protective Wear, which is enabled by inherently flame-resistant and breathable Lenzing FR fibres which are produced in eco-responsible production process. Applications of Lenzing for Protective Wear include firefighting usage, military and police usage, electric arc protection, metal splash protection, oil and gas industry usage, as well as motor sports.

Workwear

Lenzing for Workwear features adoption of Lenzing Lyocell and Lenzing Modal fibres to create fabrics suitable for a range of everyday consumer needs. Both fibres are produced via sustainable processes and are compostable and biodegradable, gentle on skin and strong, while ensuring comfort, durability and regulates body temperature.

(c) Lenzing Group.

Packaging

Lenzing for Packaging features usage of Lenzing Lyocell and Lenzing Modal fibres to provide environmentally sustainable solutions certified for food contact compliance. Applications can be found in tea bags, coffee pads, botanic nets, and reusable bags.

Agriculture

Lenzing for Agriculture is enabled by Lenzing Lyocell fibres, which are certified for food contact compliance, strong, biodegradable and compostable. Key application of Lenzing for Agriculture include farming ropes for agriculture and horticulture.

Engineered Products

Lenzing for Engineered Products features adoption of Lenzing Lyocell and Lenzing Modal fibres to provide solutions for technical applications including electrical separators, filter media, coated fabrics.

(c) Lenzing Group.

Biorefinery

Lenzing for Biorefinery and Co-products offer a series of biobased products which make a major contribution to the optimum utilisation of sustainably grown wood resources used in integrated cellulose and fibre production. Key offerings include food-grade Lenzing Biobased Acetic Acid, Lenzing Biobased Furfural, Lenzing Biobased Magnesium-Lignosulphonate and Lenzing Sodium Sulphate.

“In recent years, we have noticed a growing trend among industry partners to enhance transparency in the value chain and drive sustainability by the increasing use of renewable raw materials. The launch of a unique brand for industrial applications enables us to address these trends by fostering greater collaboration between Lenzing and our global customers and partners,” emphasized Bernard Alowonou, VP Global Business Management Industrial Applications, Lenzing Group.

” Driving industrial application innovation, turning CO2 and sunlight into highly functional products is at our hearts. This combined with our existing and new partnerships allows us to be an epitome for promoting the circular economy.”

Following the introduction of Tencel, Lenzing’s specialty brand for apparel and home applications and Veocel, the group’s specialty nonwovens brand earlier this year, the introduction of Lenzing specialty industrial brand completes the product brand architecture of the Lenzing Group.

“The introduction of the Lenzing brand completes the comprehensive offering of Lenzing, which encompasses textile, nonwoven and industrial applications. Coupled with targeted communication programs, the new brand architecture will enable us to enhance clarity, generate awareness and strengthen exposure across different industry sectors. We will continue to work closely with customers and industry partners to drive innovation in functionality, performance and sustainability with our offerings across the industry value chain globally”, said Harold Weghorst, Director of Global Brand Management, Lenzing Group.

www.lenzingindustrial.com

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