Material deep dive: Tencel (MMC fibre)

Tencel is a branded version of the Manmade Cellulosic (MMC) fibre known as Lyocell. It is a registered trademark of the manufacturer called Lenzing. Its development in the 1980s was partially motivated by concern over environmental impacts associated with rayon, which also belongs to the group of MMC fibres. Tencel is similar to rayon, but processed differently. Lenzing is a leading manufacturer of sustainable MMC fibres.

Manmade cellulosic fibres (MMC), including Viscose/Rayon, Lyocell and Modal, are the...

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