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The LYCRA Company Launches New Trademark Protection Campaign

Nov 22, 2019

The LYCRA Company has launched a new 360-degree trademark protection advertising campaign that sends a strong message about LYCRA® brand infringement to the legwear industry. The ad explains how The LYCRA Company fiercely protects the integrity of its flagship brand and warns against creating counterfeit hosiery garments that can damage the consumer’s perception of the LYCRA® brand.

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THE LYCRA COMPANY ANNNOUNCES GRS CERTIFICATION FOR ITS NEW LYCRA® ECOMADE FIBER

Nov 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, DEL. – The LYCRA Company, a global leader in innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, announced its new LYCRA® EcoMade fibers Type 166E and 162E, currently produced in Brazil, have been certified to the GRS (Global Recycled Standard). LYCRA® EcoMade fiber is the company’s first branded spandex that is made with pre-consumer recycled materials. This offering will be the primary focus of The LYCRA® Company’s booth at the Kingpins New York denim trade show, November 19-20.

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The LYCRA Company to Showcase Latest Innovations at Intertextile Shanghai

Sep 25, 2019

Shanghai, China – The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will exhibit its latest products designed to meet consumer needs at Intertextile Shanghai, which takes place September 25-27. Visitors will have an opportunity to learn about new LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber, and LYCRA® EcoMade fiber.

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LYCRA® BRAND KICKS OFF ANNUAL CONSUMER EVENT IN CHINA

Sep 24, 2019

Shanghai, China - The LYCRA® brand, the world’s original elastane fiber brand, today hosts its annual consumer event at Shanghai’s Columbia Circle with a well-curated immersive experience entitled “Capture the Rhythm.” Along with the event, The LYCRA Company also introduced the groundbreaking innovation of LYCRA® FitSense™ technology and LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber.

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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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Meet Coverer of the Month: LEDERER Elastic Yarns

Sep 16, 2019

LEDERER Elastic Yarns has built a successful business by being flexible. The firm specializes in creating yarn designs tailor-made to meet a customer’s requirements. Whether its covered, air-interlaced, Hamel Elasto-Twist, air-jet or core-spun yarns, LEDERER can develop and produce a wide variety of yarn types for every imaginable application. There is one thing they are not flexible about, and that is quality. They only use high-quality materials and have stringent quality control standards throughout the manufacturing process. That is why they use LYCRA® fiber to create yarns for many of the top brands around the world. We recently interviewed Klaus Sutter, LEDERER’s Managing Director, to learn more about the company.

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To maintain its leading position, Filix is investing heavily in R&D, with a strong focus on LYCRA® fibre technology

Aug 26, 2019

Ingredients are all-important for French firm Filix, which specialises in covered yarns. Because yarn quality and strength depends wholly on the quality of the fibres used to make them. So Filix mainly works with LYCRA® fibre, to be sure of maintaining output (850 to 1,000 tonnes of yarn a year) but also to develop new products and features. Read on for an interview of Arian Gréva, managing director of the firm.

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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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