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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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Welcome to the LYCRA® brand universe

Apr 24, 2019

Each year in January, people representing every part of the textile chain gather in Colombia for COLOMBIATEX, which is the place where brands begin their distribution journey in Latin America. Inside the main entrance, the LYCRA® brand booth greeted 500 exhibitors, 400 journalists, 26,000 visitors and 9,200 buyers as they entered the show.

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Apr 05, 2019

The Challenge: Today’s consumers desire ultra-sheer hosiery that gives legs a natural appearance, but they aren’t willing to sacrifice garment strength and durability to achieve this look any longer. Now they want transparent hosiery that stops runs and ladders in their tracks in order to extend the wear life of the garment.

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Feb 25, 2019

Zhangzhou Wei Yi Chemical Fiber Co., Ltd. (Wei Yi), a member of the LYCRA EXCHANGE™ program*, was established nearly 16 years ago as a covered yarn producer with 20 sets of Japanese spinning machines. As it grew, Wei Yi Group introduced 2,100 sets of advanced chemical fiber production equipment to combine its advanced equipment with advanced technology. The new fibers and fabrics developed by Wei Yi in cooperation with world's well-known high-end brands are widely used by famous garment and hosiery brands worldwide.

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