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OK Biodegradable MARINE Certificate for Kelheim’s VILOFT® Fibre.

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Kelheim’s viscose speciality fibre VILOFT® has been granted the OK biodegradable MARINE certificate from the Belgian certification body Vinçotte. The fibres were tested according to International Standards and confirmed they naturally break down completely in marine water.

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Viscose Speciality Fibres from Kelheim – An Answer to a Global Problem?.

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Marine Litter is a global problem which is attracting more and more public attention: Plastic waste is not only ugly and a danger to flora and fauna – vast amounts of small plastic particles are floating in our oceans and are able to enter our food chain without being detected.

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Responsible Care: Kelheim Fibers scores high points with Flushable Moist Toilet Tissue and Integrated Product Policy.

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Kelheim Fibers was pleased to claim the Recognition Award in the Responsible-Care-Competition 2017 of the Bavarian branch of VCI (Association of the Chemical Industry e.V.) for its integrated product policy.

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Kelheim Fibres with a Mixture of New and Well-Established Products at Index17.

By   /  February 9, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Viscose specialty fiber manufacturer Kelheim Fibers presents a mixture of new and well-established – and further enhanced – products at index17 in Geneva.

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Endless Possibilities: Viscose Speciality Fibres from Kelheim, Germany, Improve Filter Performance.

By   /  September 16, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Unlike other cellulosic fibers such as cotton or wood pulp, viscose fibers are distinguished by their well-defined and reproducible properties that allow them to be designed to meet the needs of processing steps and adapted to each application.

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Tailor-Made Viscose Fibres with Benefits for Hygiene and the Environment.

By   /  September 9, 2016  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – These aspects are the key elements of two presentations at this year’s Dornbirn Man-made Fibers Congress that will highlight the latest activities of renowned viscose speciality fibre manufacturer Kelheim Fibres.

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Kelheim Fibres Breaks New Ground in Filtration.

By   /  July 7, 2016  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – For many years, Kelheim Fibres has been working on fibres for filtration applications, boasting a number of well-known commercial products as well as innovative new developments. The use of viscose fibres in papers for tea bags or coffee filters and R&D activities in the sector of beer filtration are just two examples.

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Completeley Dispersable Wet Wipes with Tailor-Made Properties: Viloft® Short Cut Fibres Selected as Finalist of IDEA16 Achievement Awards.

By   /  March 16, 2016  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Flushability continues to be an important topic for the hygiene industry and will be the center of attention at IDEA 2016. Kelheim Fibres, the world’s leading manufacturer of viscose specialty fibers

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Flushable Wipes – Kelheim Fibres Communicates the Solution.

By   /  November 10, 2015  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Public awareness of the problems caused by moist cleaning wipes disposed of in the toilet is still limited, despite extensive coverage in the press during 2015. In order to address this issue Kelheim Fibres GmbH has created a brief animated film that focuses attention

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Danufil® Proshade® – Melange 2.0.

By   /  October 8, 2015  /  Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Kelheim, Germany – Danufil® Proshade® is the name of an innovative new viscose melange yarn resulting from a development cooperation between the three industry partners Kelheim Fibres, Linz Textil and DyStar.What’s new about Danufil® ProShade® ? While usually a melange yarn is spun of differently coloured fibres, Danufil® ProShade® consists of a blend of standard viscose […]

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