Nanollose Limited (ASX: NC6) launches designer clothing at the Global Fashion Summit

Perth, Australia (ABN Newswire) – Nanollose Limited (ASX: NC6) (FRA: N0L), a leading biomaterials company focused on commercializing scalable technology to create fibers and fabrics with minimal environmental impact, is pleased to present its first garment in the world made of 100% NullarborTM lyocel fiber without trees and suitable for forest.

The garment was designed by Australian fashion designer Lee Mathews and will be launched in collaboration with leading man-made cellulosic fiber maker Birla Cellulose at the Global Fashion Summit in Copenhagen on 7 and 8 June.

Lee Mathews ( is a leading fashion designer of ethical women’s clothing. Founded in Sydney and now with four Australian retail locations, Lee Mathews has grown into a global fashion force selling across Australia and several respectable international platforms.

Birla Cellulose is a global leader in sustainable fiber and operates with an integrated value chain from forest plantations to fiber production. Its business includes 9 countries and 12 production sites worldwide. The Liva and Livaeco brands are from the house of Birla Cellulose. These brands have become well-known names of major global brands, with a presence in several countries with Liva / Livaeco labels. Birla Cellulose is thrilled to be a part of this new journey.

100% wood-free Nullarbor fiber is made in collaboration with Birla Cellulose at its research and development facilities in India. The fiber was then spun into yarn by the Border Materials Institute at Deakin University, Victoria, using standard industrial yarn-making equipment. The resulting Nullarbor yarn was then delivered to Victorian knitwear developer, Knovus, who made two copies of the clothing patterns and patterns designed by Lee Mathews using the latest waste-free 3D knitting technology. The process showed that Nullarbor lyocel fiber seamlessly integrates with existing industrial equipment to produce high quality garments.

The production and promotion of this 100% treeless Nullarbor garment complements Nanollose’s first pilot production in February 2022 which led to the creation of 250 kg of Nullarbor-20 ForestFriendly fiber from a blend of 20% microbial cellulose and 80% conventional pulp and wood. shows the potential of the technology and the resulting fibers.

The Global Fashion Summit in Copenhagen is the leading international forum for sustainability in fashion and encourages industry collaboration to achieve a positive impact. Attendees represent influential voices in the industry, including commentators, visionaries, researchers, politicians, designers, environmentalists, and journalists.

Launching at the widely acclaimed global industrial event gives Nanollose the opportunity to discover a new garment and promote Nullarbor to a wide audience of industry professionals. With Nanollose’s innovative processes providing a potential solution to some of the industry’s critical environmental problems, particularly deforestation, the Company expects an increased level of interest after a successful launch at the summit. Progress has been made in a number of business development initiatives as talks continue with several potential partners, including the world’s leading fashion and textile brands.


Executive Chairman, Dr Wayne Best, said: “This is an exciting opportunity for Nanollose to show what can be achieved by designers and fashion brands that include our forest-friendly Nullarbor fibers. To this end, Lee Mathews has incorporated several knits into a garment that emphasize the properties and versatility of fibers.We are also thrilled to be able to share this opportunity with our colleagues from Birla Cellulose who have been instrumental in creating fibers.

“The summit is the perfect setting for our new Nullarbor apparel, with an event that attracts the brightest and most innovative in the fashion industry. With a focus on sustainability and driving positive change, we will have access to a wide audience setting the agenda on the most critical environmental, ethical and social issues. facing the industry and seek solutions to address them.

By attending with our strategic partner Birla Cellulose, we expect to see an increased level of interest after the event as more potential partners will be able to see and feel the benefits of fiber first hand. ”

Mr Rajnikant Sabnavis, Marketing Director, Birla Cellulose, said: “At Birla Cellulose, we are committed to developing ideas that meet the precise needs of the fashion industry while meeting our ambitious sustainability goals, so vital to the planet. was code-developed with Nanollose to revive non-wood fibers in combination with our own sustainable lyocell fibers. sustainability. ”

O Birla Cellulose

Birla Cellulose, the Aditya Birla Group’s pulp and fiber business (ABG), is a leading manufacturer of man-made cellulose fibers focused on sustainability. Its natural fibers come from natural renewable sources from forestry which are managed responsibly. Grasim Industries Limited, ABG’s leading company, ranks among the leading companies on the Indian stock exchange and manages India’s Birla Cellulose plants.

Birla Cellulose manages 12 pulp and fiber sites around the world that apply closed-loop processes and environmentally efficient technologies that recycle raw materials and conserve natural resources. It is five global advanced research centers equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and pilot plants. It is a new generation of innovative products such as Livaeco by Birla Cellulose, Liva Reviva, Birla Excel and Birla Spunshades are designed with top sustainable credentials. In order to create greater and wider influence, Birla Cellulose actively cooperates with its value chain partners and works closely with organizations such as Canopy Planet, Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC), Changing Markets Foundation, Textile Exchange, WBSCD, Fashion for Good, among others, to continuously learn and apply best practices within their global operations and throughout the value chain.

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About Nanollose Limited:

Nanollose Limited (ASX: NC6) is an innovative Australian company using a cheap and environmentally friendly fermentation process to grow fiber that could become a viable alternative to conventional cellulosic fiber of plant origin. The company’s process, which uses streams from various large industries such as sugar, wine and food, has the potential to produce plant-free cellulose. Cellulose is a hidden building polymer that most consumers know nothing about, but makes up a large portion of items used in everyday life such as clothing, paper and hygiene products.

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Dr Wayne Best
Executive Chairman
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Phone: +61 421 545 820

Henry Jordan
Six Degrees Investor Relations
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