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THE LYCRA COMPANY ANNOUNCES NEW SOLUTIONS FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY UNDER ITS PLANET AGENDA SUSTAINABILITY PLATFORM

Sep 19, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. – The LYCRA Company announced today that it is amplifying its Planet Agenda sustainability platform with the launch of LYCRA® EcoMade fiber, its first branded elastane made with pre-consumer content. The company also announced plans to convert the majority of COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® fiber products to include recycled content by the end of 2021. The official launch will take place at Intertextile Shanghai, September 25-27.

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INTRODUCING LYCRA® FITSENSE™ TECHNOLOGY – A REVOLUTIONARY INNOVATION FROM THE LYCRA COMPANY

Sep 04, 2019

After successfully introducing LYCRA® FitSense™ technology to select customers in the past year, The LYCRA Company is now launching this exciting innovation worldwide. LYCRA® FitSense™ technology is a patented water-based dispersion that features the same molecule as LYCRA® fiber except in liquid form. This groundbreaking innovation is a solvent-free solution that is screen printed onto the inside or outside of fabric containing LYCRA® fiber to deliver functional performance benefits through visual effects like patterns or color blocks. Watch the video to learn more.

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WHY CHOOSE LYCRA® FitSense™ TECHNOLOGY?

Sep 04, 2019

The Challenge

Comfort and performance are critical when it comes to body-hugging apparel, but they are often sacrificed to deliver other key features, such as compression or shaping. Activewear and athleisure consumers desire lightweight, comfortable, great-fitting garments that move with them and provide targeted support, while intimate apparel consumers desire lightweight, comfortable bras and shapewear that provide lift, shaping and support. Garment makers, designers, brands and retailers have struggled to create a single garment that meets all of these needs without compromising comfort—until now!

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VOICE OF THE EXPERT: JERRY YAN

May 29, 2019

On May 16, The LYCRA Company opened its brand new, state-of-the-art research & Development (R&D) lab in Nanhai, China. The Advanced Textile Innovation Center (ATIC) represents a significant increase in the U.S.-based firm’s global R&D capabilities and demonstrates its commitment to providing exceptional service to its customers in Asia. The lab will help mills, brands and retailers, as well as Western-based companies with local sourcing offices, accelerate the development of innovative garment solutions that meet apparel market needs and add value to customer’s products.

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The LYCRA Company Opens Advanced Textile Innovation Center in China

May 16, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. – The LYCRA Company, a leading provider of fiber and technology solutions for the global apparel and personal care industries, announced today it will officially open its new Advanced Textile Innovation Center (ATIC) in Nanhai, China on May 16. The new 4,500-square-meter Research & Development (R&D) laboratory, which is the company’s fourth, represents a significant increase in the U.S.-based firm’s global R&D capabilities.

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Introducing RectoVerso Premium Sportswear for Women

May 06, 2019

Born and bred in Belgium, RectoVerso is a bold and adventurous premium women’s sportswear and athleisure brand. The brand’s garments are only made with Liebaert fabrics powered by LYCRA® fiber, which is the only elastane used by this 132-year-old mill. Each piece in the collection is created with a passion for craftmanship and is made from superior quality fabrics using smart fiber technology to enhance athletic performance.

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Tejidos Royo and The LYCRA Company Team Up for New Wovens Capsule Collection

May 01, 2019

Tejidos Royo, an international fabric provider based in Spain and present in more than 30 countries, has launched FASHILITY, a 14-piece capsule collection of woven trousers, jackets and skirts for men and women featuring premium LYCRA® brand technologies. The collection takes its name from its stylish and contemporary union of Fashion + Utility. The LYCRA Company teamed up with Tejidos Royo to showcase the versatility of its fabrics and the benefits of using LYCRA® fiber solutions to deliver performance benefits that will drive downstream sales.

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