Lenzing AG

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.



Further inquiry note:
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-mailw.kaserer@lenzing.com
Web   www.lenzing.com


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