Teijin to introduce bio-derived PET fiber in 2012
from Textile World
Tokyo-based Teijin Fibers Ltd. has announced plans to manufacture and market ECO CIRCLE® PlantFiber, a plant-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET), beginning in April 2012. The company claims the new fiber - which contains approximately 30 percent content from biofuels derived from sugar cane - will be the world's first bio-derived PET fiber to be produced commercially.
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