Lenzing Group: Build the world“s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand

2020-07-30 00:05:15 0 Comment 641 views
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Lenzing Group, a globally recognized leader in climate protection, is also a signatory of the World Economic Forum's Climate Protection Leadership CEO

Lenzing Group, a globally recognized leader in climate protection, is also a signatory of the World Economic Forum’s Climate Protection Leadership CEO Alliance and the United Nations Charter of Climate Action for the Fashion Industry. Carbon dioxide footprint. Lenzing Group will invest 100 million euros in the next few years to reduce carbon emissions in production (Scope 1+2) and its supply chain (Scope 3). Thanks to an active strategy to reduce carbon emissions, Lenzing Group can further support customers and help them achieve lower carbon emissions.

  • Lenzing sets a 2050 net zero CO2 emission target
  • CO2 emissions by 2030 Decrease 50%
  • Investment of more than 100 million euros to reduce 1.3 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions
  • Pledge to support scientific carbon Goal concept


The primary goal is by 2030, Lenzing will Carbon dioxide emissions per ton of product are reduced by 50% from the 2017 baseline (range 1+2 and 3). All carbon reduction projects are expected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1.3 million tons.

Lenzing Group: Build the world“s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand


"Climate change is the most serious problem facing mankind. The Lenzing Group's carbon reduction commitment is a positive response to the Paris climate agreement and will also help slow global warming. Our carbon reduction plan makes us a leader in the industry not only among global fiber manufacturers, but also among major industrial companies. Despite the huge investment, weI firmly believe that this is not only fulfilling promises, but also creating value. "Lenzing Group CEO Stefan Doboczky said. "We have a responsibility to benefit our children and grandchildren," Doboczky added.

Lenzing will adopt a series of production measures and innovative technologies In order to achieve carbon reduction goals. The main driving force comes from environmentally friendly products, such as the investment in the production of TENCEL™ brand lyocell fibers. The most important thing is the deepening and improvement of energy consumption efficiency and the substantial increase in the proportion of renewable energy in the use of energy. The goal is achieved.

"To strengthen the implementation of the strategy, Lenzing will follow the widely recognized scientific carbon goals in the field of climate-related goal setting. This is also an important step in greening the textile industry, and will also assist Lenzing customersEnd consumers provide textile products with a responsible ecological footprint", said Robert van de Kerkhof, Chief Commercial Officer of Lenzing Group.

The targets set by companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris Agreement are called "scientific targets."

Lenzing The group builds the world’s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand

  • Lenzing plans to invest more than 1 billion euros to build a lyocell fiber plant

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  • Thailand’s first phase of 100,000-ton project has been approved
  • Technology-leading production plants ensure the global footprint of specialty fibers
  • Deepen the development of TENCEL™ brand fiber and strengthen business growth
  • The application of bioenergy promotes carbon dioxide emission reduction and climate protection


Lenzing Group: Build the world“s largest lyocell fiber plant in Thailand


Lenzing is substantially increasing its Lyocell fiber production capacity to meet strong market demand and strengthen the group’s position as a leader in the specialty fiber industry Lenzing plans to invest more than 1 billion euros in the next few years to build a new lyocell fiber plant. As the first phase of the plan, the new technology-leading lyocell fiber plant in Prachinburi, Thailand has been approved. The plant has an annual output of 100,000 Tons, the follow-up investment is about 400 million euros.

The plant will become the world’s largest lyocell fiber plant, setting a new milestone in the history of the industry. The site is located in 304 Industrial Park, 150 kilometers east of Bangkok. The site selection rating has been successfully completed and has been fully supported by the Thai Investment Commission. The construction of the plant will begin in the fall of this year and will be put into production at the end of 2021.

"TENCEL™ lyocell fiber is the benchmark of eco-friendly fiber. This investment project is also the realization of Lenzing Group’s commitment to improving the ecological footprint of the global textile industry", Said Stefan Doboczky, CEO of Lenzing Group. “Thailand’s investment is a firm step in the implementation of the Group’s sCore TEN strategy and will help the Group transform into specialty fibers.Enterprise", Doboczky added.

Thailand has signed trade agreements that are beneficial to the group with major Asian economies. Choosing Prachinburi 304 Industrial Park as the site is important Its excellent infrastructure and environmentally friendly bioenergy supply will also reduce carbon dioxide emissions and protect the climate. In the next few years, Lenzing will further develop in Thailand. The selected plant site has enough space for new plants. The first phase of the project investment has been Including infrastructure for subsequent expansion. At the same time, Lenzing will also seek the possibility of Lyocell expansion projects in other regions around the world.

"This project is under construction The market has also received active attention. Lenzing aims to reach a strategic cooperation with an international engineering company to jointly implement the project in Thailand. The reasons for choosing this company are alsoIt values ​​its ability to support Lenzing's organic growth worldwide. An international and highly professional team from Lenzing will work with engineering contractors to carry out the construction. It is expected that the factory will be commissioned and officially put into production in the second half of 2021," said Heiko Arnold, Chief Technology Officer of Lenzing Group.

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