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LENZING/VIRTUAL - Lenzing is to a hold its second series of Veocel Webinars with the cellulosic fibre specialist focusing on how its products combine performance with sustainability.

As Lenzing notes, the outbreak of COVID-19 has posed completely new challenges for global markets, and has raised consumers’ concern regarding health and safety issues, as well as making them more alert to assess their lifestyles and purchasing decisions.

Globally, many consumers have become more resource conscious and are now looking for products which help them to continue to thrive for a more sustainable future.

Over the last few months, Lenzing has taken a deeper look into how it can contribute to meeting this global trend towards more sustainable products. As a first step within a new series of Veocel Webinars, the company will be addressing technical solutions to the challenge.

"We will share insights with you on topics such as creating more sustainable product innovations, current market benchmarks, and how to simultaneously optimize product performance and sustainability - all supporting you in winning with consumer demand for high quality, yet sustainable products," Lenzing said.

Taking place on 25/26 November the webinars include:

Veocel fibres with Eco Cycle technology – virgin quality cellulose recycling

This webinar will make you familiar with Lenzing’s recent breakthrough in the nonwoven segment. VEOCEL Lyocell fibers with Eco Cycle technology open up a pathway towards circular economy by adding recycled content to sustainable Lyocell fibers while retaining virgin quality fiber properties. You will learn about the background, status and perspective of this exciting product.

Speaker: Christian Weilach, Project Manager - Pulp & Biorefinery Technology

25 November, 2 PM CET and 26 November, 10 AM CET (duration: 45 min)

Lenzing Lyocell delivering durability in future wet laid structures

This webinar will discuss some Lenzing R&D work done in Wet Laid applications.

The main focus is on the influence of production speed on WLS fabric strength as well as a first study on different pulp grades as blending partners with Lenzing Lyocell Shortcut fibers for high strength WLS substrates.

Speaker: Thomas Maier, Project Manager - Nonwovens & Technical Products

25 November, 3 PM CET and 26 November, 11 AM CET (duration: 45 min)

Enhancing performance beyond biodegradability

This webinar will address the findings of a commercial cellulosic wipes benchmark study conducted in 2020. Furthermore, it will go into detail on nonwoven key criteria, and on how Veocel fibers can enhance performance.

Speaker: Alexis Porcher, Application Innovation Manager 25 November, 4 PM CET and 26 November, 12 noon CET (duration: 45 min)

Registration is required and free of charge. CLICK HERE for further details


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