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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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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: PULLIN

Apr 03, 2019

Founded in Hossegor, France in 2000, PULLIN pioneered printed boxers made with a mix of LYCRA® fiber and polyester that has never compromised on quality or comfort. We recently spoke with Brand Manager Guillaume Baché to learn more about the lifestyle brand and how customer satisfaction became its central focus.

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LIEBAERT LAUNCHES NEW EBC JACQUARD COLLECTION AT INTERFILIÈRE PARIS

Feb 22, 2019

Long-time LYCRA® brand customer Liebaert, a Belgium-based producer of premium elastic fabrics and narrows, launched its new collection of EBC (Electronic Beam Control) Jacquard fabrics at Interfilière Paris in January. Liebaert’s EBC Jacquards are fine gauge performance fabrics powered by LYCRA® fiber that are ideal for intimates, sportswear and swimwear. The versatile fabrics have been either LYCRA® BEAUTY brand or LYCRA® SPORT brand certified depending on its intended end use.

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