Eastman Goes Silky Soft With a 'New' Fiber From Its Long-Established Cellulosics Portfolio

By Robert Grace

"Everything old is new again," or so goes the idiom. The folks at Eastman apparently agree, as they have dipped back into the firm's 80-year-old portfolio of cellulose ester materials technology to come up with a "new" fiber that's now finding use in a range of intimate apparel and other trendy clothing.

Eastman Naia™ Cellulosic Yarn: New, Exciting Horizons for an Enduring Eastman Technology


For decades, Eastman scientists have consistently utilized innovative approaches to adapting the company’s world-class technologies to create new and better materials that enhance the quality of life in a material way.

So it’s not surprising that one of the company’s longest-standing technologies has delivered a new name in materials for the intimate apparel market. The technology is cellulose esters, and the material is Eastman Naia™ cellulosic yarn.

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