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15th January 2019, Purwakarta

Lenzing opens Center of Excellence in Indonesia

Lenzing Group underpins its commitment to customer intimacy in providing the new Lenzing Center of Excellence (LCOE) at its Indonesian premises in Purwakarta. With the LCOE the Lenzing Group says it is setting a further milestone in intensifying its cooperation with the partners along the value chain.

Herewith it further increases its effort to jointly conduct R&D on new yarns. To further improve product quality, the Lenzing Center of Excellence also provides laboratory and analytical facilities to conduct trials and analyses of various types of fibres and yarns.

At the opening ceremony of the Lenzing Center of Excellence. © Lenzing AG

“The LCOE is already running full speed and draws a lot of interest from customers and partners. It is an important step to implementing our corporate strategy sCore TEN,” said Robert van de Kerkhof, CCO of the Lenzing Group. “The proximity to important Asian customers and partners creates a new dimension in our service offering. We can react more quickly to current trends and handle a broad spectrum of aspects on location relating to the application with our full range of fibres, as well as unique fibre blends, in collaboration with our supply chain partners.”

“After the opening of the Application and Innovation Center in Hong Kong the Indonesian LCOE is another defined step to further strengthen Lenzing’s partnership with its customer,” commented Vineet Singhal, Senior Vice President AMEA. “LCOE captures activities and innovation capabilities in the area of fibre to yarn. The Hong Kong Center focuses on yarn to fashion. With this, we have brought full fibre to fashion innovation capabilities to Asia. I hope that this centre becomes truly an example of excellence both in conversion technology and partnership with customers.”

At the opening ceremony of the Lenzing Center of Excellence. © Lenzing AG

The Lenzing Center of Excellence started its operation end of the year and is open for visitors from the whole industry. It completes the chain of innovation and application centres of the Lenzing Group in Lenzing (Austria), Purwakarta and Hong Kong.


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