Lenzing and Cobalt Fashion partner with Exponent Envirotech to introduce ECOHUES dyeing technology for wood-based cellulosic fibers

LENZING, Austria, June 6, 2024-

Lenzing Group, a leading global producer of wood-based specialty fibers, has partnered with technology start-up Exponent Envirotech to introduce ECOHUES™, a waterless dyeing technology to wood-based cellulosic fibers. The technology, regarded as a possible alternative to conventional water-based dyeing, can be applicable to cotton and linen yarns. Through collaboration with Lenzing, for the first time, ECOHUES™ is applied to cellulosic fibers, namely TENCEL™ branded lyocell and modal fibers, as well as LENZING™ ECOVERO™ branded viscose fibers, which are certified with the EU Ecolabel for environmental excellence2. Joining forces with Hong Kong-based innovative knitwear manufacturer Cobalt Fashion, the dynamic trio is set to bring the scientific breakthrough to the mainstream textile market.

“At Lenzing, we are constantly collaborating with partners to identify innovative solutions that not only ensure product quality but also strive to reduce usage of our planet’s resources. The collaboration with Exponent Envirotech and Cobalt Fashion is a testament to such dedication, as we bring scalable innovations to the textile value chain,” said Rex Mok, Director of Technical Marketing and Development, Global Textiles Business, Lenzing. “We are excited to incorporate ECOHUES™ a revolutionary dyeing technique, to lyocell, modal and viscose fibers for the first time. With the availability of such technology, we are taking a crucial step towards  systematically reforming conventional practices within the textile value chain.”

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