lenzing tencel, Next-gen silk, alternative silk, alternative fabric.
Lenzing
Material Name: 

Tencel™

Biomimicry: 

Silk

Main Input: 

Plant-derived

Founded: 

1938

HQ: 

Austria

TRL: 

5

Founder(s): 

Emil Hamburger

Website: 
About the Company

Lenzing has been producing fibers made from wood since 1892. Lenzing's lyocell technology is an important innovation in the production of cellulose fibers.

Material

Tencel is Lenzing's flagship brand for textiles. Tencel fibers are soft, smooth, and silk-like.

Technology

Tencel Lyocell fibers are extracted from sustainably grown trees using a proprietary closed loop system.

Applications

Many applications in fashion and home goods.

Selected Brand Partnerships

Allbirds, Guess, H&M.

Marlee Matin's black dress made with Tencel by Vivienne Westwood.

Marlee Matin's black dress made with Tencel by Vivienne Westwood.

Beyoncé's dress made with Tencel by Mara Hoffman.

Beyoncé's dress made with Tencel by Mara Hoffman.

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