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May 12, 2017

The LYCRA Company, owners of the LYCRA® brand, along with Cone Denim and its parent company, International Textile Group (ITG), announced today that The LYCRA Company has purchased Cone Denim’s and ITG’s dual core patent portfolio. The patent estate covers a broad variety of dual core yarns, fabrics, and garments made from those fabrics, which are sold in the U.S., China, and most recently, Europe. The purchase is effective immediately.

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Enhance your activewear with LYCRA® SPORT powered by LYCRA® BLACK technology

Mar 15, 2017

The LYCRA Company introduced a next generation LYCRA® SPORT platform in August 2016 to critical acclaim by the trade. It combines the proven stretch technology of LYCRA® fiber with demanding testing standards that measure fabric performance descriptors on a simplified 1-10 scale of three indexes – Power, Comfort and Energy (PCE™).

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Introducing a new standard in comfort for knee-highs and trouser socks

Mar 14, 2017

Whether you call them knee-highs or trouser socks, there’s one point all of the women in a recent study agreed upon: they were dissatisfied with the uncomfortable products being offered today. That’s why The LYCRA Company is introducing LYCRA® MADE TO FIT YOU technology. This new garment construction is designed to deliver the optimal range of force and compression, which enables knee-highs to stay up without digging into the skin. Best of all, trouser socks made with this technology provide better all-around comfort (regardless of foot and leg size) thanks to LYCRA® fibre.

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