DuPont, Lenzing launch renewable fabric collection

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In Delaware, DuPont Biomaterials and Lenzing have launched a biobased fabric collection based on blends of DuPont’s Sorona fibers and Lenzing’s TENCEL Lyocell and Modal fibers.

The new line includes fabrics are suitable for active wear, ready-to-wear, intimate apparel and denim. Sorona is made from 37% renewable plant-based materials, while TENCEL fibers are produced from wood.

“The future of fibers belongs to the companies that are putting performance and sustainability at the forefront of everything they do,” says Renee Henze, Global Marketing Director, DuPont Biomaterials. “Our collaboration with Lenzing’s TENCEL™ branded fibers will allow more apparel brands the opportunity to weave sustainable comfort into their products and achieve the ultimate blend of comfort, eco-efficiency and performance.”