Ultrafabrics lately introduced its partnership with Lenzing AG, a producer of sustainable wood-based fibers. The partnership will see Ultrafabrics as the primary and solely polyurethane materials to include Lenzing AG’s TENCEL™ Modal fibers as a backcloth in its collections with 100% strengthened rayon.
Ultrafabrics is on a mission in the direction of sustainability in all facets of its enterprise. By 2030, it goals to have 100% of its whole product portfolio throughout 11 markets made of fifty% quickly renewable and/or recycled supplies. It’s a daring goal that may assist the model’s bigger purpose of making supplies for the long run by way of a extra round design course of.
Ultrafabrics chooses to work with TENCEL™ branded fibers to assist us attain our formidable sustainability objectives. TENCEL™ Modal fibers are primarily manufactured from beech wooden, sourced from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and/ or PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) licensed sustainable forests in Austria and neighboring international locations. Quite a few Lenzing improvements have been built-in within the manufacturing of TENCEL™ Modal fibers, to make the method environmentally accountable. Lenzing strives to safeguard sources for future generations by means of renewable vitality and by the restoration of course of chemical compounds. This partnership helps our use of renewable sources.
Jennifer Hendren, Senior Director of Product Growth with Ultrafabrics, says of the partnership, “We’re happy to be aligned with the TENCEL™ model and the Lenzing AG household, a daring firm with equally formidable sustainability objectives. They share our concentrate on bringing our sustainability journey to the forefront, with out sacrificing high quality or product integrity. We associate with massive thinkers and take pleasure in bringing belief in each our manufacturers to our world viewers Lenzing AG’s Head of World Enterprise Growth for Dwelling, Ebru Bayramoglu, provides: “We’re very pleased to see our fibers on completely different textile merchandise. Ultrafabrics developed a choice of merchandise by utilizing our TENCEL™ fibers as an excellent various to industry-standard options. The journey to sustainability is a protracted marathon, not a dash, and evolutionary change ought to at all times start with actionable steps towards the purpose of decreasing a model’s environmental impression.”
Transparency is essential
Ultrafabrics continues to spend money on clear partnerships, processes and components to make sure its clients can proceed to construct belief within the model. The partnership with Lenzing AG and TENCEL™ fibers is one constructed on greater than high quality and efficiency. As an organization, Lenzing AG furthers its moral credibility with its transparency, which aligns with the place Ultrafabrics goes with all its companions.
Each backcloth isn’t constructed the identical
Ultrafabrics’ rivals within the coated material realm all embrace a backcloth. Nonetheless, many have a knit or non-woven substrate. Past the sustainability part that TENCEL™ Modal fibers convey to the desk, the premium woven side provides to the efficiency and sturdiness Ultrafabrics clients anticipate.
Past its botanic origins, the TENCEL™ Modal backcloth permits Ultrafabrics’ merchandise to take care of their comfortable and pure drape, assist physique temperature regulation and contributes to the model’s industry-leading long-lasting softness. It additionally affords a superior structural basis for Ultrafabrics’ merchandise, and upholsterers can belief a simple, profitable utility and total dimensional stability to every furnishings piece or vertical floor.
The next Ultrafabrics collections embrace this backing, representing 33% of their whole product portfolio:
Dwell, Eco Tech, Geom, Pearlized, Ultraleather, Ultraleather Professional ABOUT ULTRAFABRICS
Ultrafabrics produces a spread of premium, animal-free supplies that’s reshaping the world of efficiency materials. Crafted in its Japanese mill utilizing the proprietary manufacturing course of, Takumi (that means artisan) Expertise, the corporate’s ardour is the creation of unmatched sensorial experiences.
Ultrafabrics’ steady funding in innovation, analysis and improvement has resulted in a spread of polyurethanes appropriate for each indoor and out of doors use. The model’s rising shopper checklist of luxurious manufacturers spans many industries, from residential and contract furnishings, to upholstery for automobiles, yachts, airways, and personal jets. For extra info, go to www.ultrafabricsinc.com.
The Lenzing Group is a world fiber producer headquartered in Lenzing, Austria. Lenzing is a world chief in producing sustainable wood-based fibers that are used within the textile and nonwovens industries.