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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: FOOT HUGGIES – WHAT’S IN YOUR BOOT?

Jun 25, 2019

We recently interviewed Jeffi Girgenti, the entrepreneur behind FOOT HUGGIES brand, to learn how she developed her line of tall boot socks designed for equestrians. Jeffi runs her sock business from Southern California, where she has been a manicurist for 34 years and nail salon owner for 20 years. Her 100% Made in the USA socks are manufactured using COOLMAX® technology and LYCRA® fiber, and can be found on the feet of everyone from Pony Club riders (just learning horsemanship) to Olympic champions!

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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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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: FARM TO FEET™ SOCKS

Dec 20, 2018

Dane Nester, Creative Lead at Nester Hosiery, recently spoke to us about its Farm to Feet™ brand of high-quality performance socks, which is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. These unique sport socks are 100% American made in Mount Airy, North Carolina, and uses 100% American ingredients including wool, nylon and spandex. Farm to Feet™ only uses LYCRA® fiber manufactured in Waynesboro, Virginia, where 400 American workers produce the world’s best-known branded fiber each day.

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GET TO KNOW NESTER HOSIERY - THE MILL BEHIND FARM TO FEET SOCKS

Dec 19, 2018

We recently interviewed Nester Hosiery’s Dane Nester, Creative Lead, and Katie Kumerow, Sustainability Manager, to learn more about its operations in Mount Airy, North Carolina. Nester Hosiery is an industry leader when it comes to promoting sustainability and prides itself on its environmental stewardship and its safe work environment. Nester produces wool sport socks on cutting-edge equipment that use innovative The LYCRA Company fibers to deliver exceptional comfort, a fabulous fit and lasting performance.

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LYCRA® BRAND IN 2018: THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Dec 17, 2018

This year LYCRA® brand celebrated 60 years of delivering lasting comfort, fit and performance to apparel. At a spectacular event in Shanghai that marked the anniversary, as well as the launch of a new phase of the LYCRA® MOVES YOU™ campaign, the BANDALOOP vertical dance troop dazzled spectators who also viewed collections that highlighted the range of innovative LYCRA® fiber products available today.

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