EANS-News: Lenzing applies for 25 patents for LENZING™ Web Technology

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Research & Development

Highlights -

  • Twenty-five patent applications claiming product, process and application inventions published
  • New technology platform starts with botanic wood pulp and creates a nonwoven fabric made of 100 percent continuous lyocell filament

Lenzing - The Lenzing Group filed a first wave of patent applications for its new LENZING TM Web Technology with the World Intellectual Property Organization. The 25 applications focus on product, process and application inventions and are part of Lenzing's intellectual property protection strategy.

The LENZING TM Web Technology is a nonwoven web formation process that starts with botanic wood pulp and produces a nonwoven fabric made of 100 percent continuous lyocell filament. The technology offers a unique self-bonding mechanism where filaments bond into a fabric during the laydown process. This self-bonding mechanism allows for a much wider variety of basis weight, surface textures, drapeability and dimensional stability than other nonwoven technologies.

"Lenzing's corporate strategy sCore TEN is very focused on driving growth via sustainability focused innovation. The new LENZING TM Web Technology is one of the most exciting Research & Development projects. The 25 patent applications related to this new technology underline our commitment to the nonwoven industry. We will continue to support our partners in their business and help consumers with sustainable innovative solutions for their everyday needs", says Stefan Doboczky, Chief Executive Officer of the Lenzing Group.

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issuer: Lenzing AG

A-A-4860 Lenzing
phone: +43 7672-701-0
FAX: +43 7672-96301
mail: office@lenzing.com
WWW: http://www.lenzing.com
ISIN: AT0000644505
indexes: WBI, ATX
stockmarkets: Wien
language: English

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Rückfragen & Kontakt:

Mag. Waltraud Kaserer
Vice President Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
Werkstraße 2, 4860 Lenzing, Austria

Phone +43 7672 701-2713
Mobile +43 664 81 31 834
Fax +43 7672 918-2713
E-mail w.kaserer@lenzing.com
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