Click the links below to learn about new products launched to improve fabric aesthetics and performance in 2018:
The fifth edition of LYCRA® FIBER MOVES took place in Italy this fall. Global legwear industry leaders gathered to learn about the latest LYCRA® fiber innovations for hosiery, socks and seamless leggings, including:
• LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology (now for thigh-highs and stay-ups)
LYCRA® brand also introduced its Plus Size Collection to help the value chain create more inclusive legwear fashions.
Explore new products launched under the EcoMade brand that are made with sustainability in mind:
To foster global patent compliance, and protect licensees, INVISTA continued its rigorous patent protection program and trade advertising campaign this year to promote its position in the dual core market space featuring LYCRA® dualFX® technology.
Get More with LYCRA® Brand
LYCRA® brand knows how to harness its high levels of consumer brand awareness to drive sales of its customers’ apparel. Learn about sales tools, co-branded marketing program that demonstrate the LYCRA® brand difference:
Why Choose LYCRA® Brand Solutions?
This year our LYCRA® fiber experts have identified common challenges and presented the LYCRA® brand solution designed to meet them in a series of “Why Choose…” articles. These easy-to-digest summaries clearly present the benefits these innovations offer to members of the value chain:
• LYCRA® XCEPTIONELLE technology | Voice of the Expert: Tammie Dingle
Honoring 60 Years of Innovations
Anniversary celebrations took place at INVISTA A&AT headquarters, labs and manufacturing sites, as well as at leading industry trade shows around the world. The brand received a special “Diamond Jubilee Award” honoring its contributions to the intimate apparel industry at the 2018 Femmy Awards, presented by The Underfashion Club in February.
Supporting Tomorrow’s Innovators
Dr. Joseph Shivers, the DuPont chemist that invented LYCRA® fiber in 1958, was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May for his role in revolutionizing the apparel industry. To honor LYCRA® fiber’s invention, and support the next generation of great innovators, INVISTA sponsored the 2018 Collegiate Inventor Competition. The company has also provided scholarships to Chinese students pursuing textile industry careers and is actively recruiting new talent for its new Innovation Center opening soon in China.
New Year, New Opportunities
Want to see what new innovations LYCRA® brand will be launching in 2019? Interested in participating in co-branded marketing programs that get results? Sign up to receive our e-newsletter, contact your local LYCRA® brand representative to discuss business opportunities or join us at leading textile industry trade shows, including: COLOMBIATEX, Intertextile Shanghai, ISPO, Kingpins, Performance Days, SIUF…
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