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Spinnova's new wood fibre fabric displayed for the first time

Spinnova Ltd uses a globally unique technology to turn wood fibres directly into yarn, without complex chemical processes. At Finland's presidential Independence Day reception on 6 December 2016, people could see, for the first time, what kind of fabrics can be made from the wood fibre yarn developed by the company. The wood fibre manufacturing method was originally developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, and Spinnova has continued to develop the technique.

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