Since its launch in February, TENCEL™ Modal with Indigo Color technology has been adopted by a number of mills around the globe.
Turkey’s Bossa is one of the denim manufacturers experimenting with the new TENCEL™ Modal offering, which has indigo pigment embedded at the fiber production stage. Rather than dyeing the fibers after the yarn is created—which is a resource-intensive process—TENCEL™ Modal with Indigo Color technology incorporates dye into the production process. This is a savings in water, chemicals and energy compared to conventional indigo yarn dyeing.
Bossa created both rigid and stretch denim materials out of TENCEL™ Modal with Indigo Color technology. The mill’s marketing chief Ozge Ozsoy caught up with Carved in Blue to share its experience with these new fibers.
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This article is one of a series on Rivet from Lenzing’s Carved in Blue denim blog. From conversations with the experts behind the mills that make some of the world’s most-wanted denim to the global brands bringing novel denim made with TENCEL™ Lyocell and Modal to the market, Carved in Blue shares the stories of those whose roots run deep with denim. Visit www.carvedinblue.tencel.com.