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LYCRA® brand tells a Story of Movement

Dec 16, 2016

The LYCRA® brand released its new campaign for 2016 in China – The difference that makes the difference – initiating the LYCRA ® brand mission to help people make their life a movement.
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Dec 15, 2016

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has once again partnered with trend forecasting agency Stijlinstituut Amsterdam to predict the must-have hosiery trends for 2017/18. If you are a LYCRA® fiber customer you may have seen these trends presented at one of the many trade fairs, workshops or seminars the brand participates in each year. If you aren’t a LYCRA® fiber customer, consider becoming one. Customers of the most recognized synthetic fiber brand in the world enjoy exclusive trend forecasts months in advance of the general public. This means LYCRA® fiber customers enjoy the benefits of being trendsetters instead of followers.
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Meet Coverer of the Month: LEDERER Elastic Yarns

Dec 08, 2016

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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Turkish Trade Association hosts seminar featuring INVISTA solutions for socks

Dec 07, 2016

Sock knitters, garment makers and fabric producers recently gathered in Istanbul, Turkey to attend an invitation-only seminar organized by Istanbul Textile and Apparel Exporters' Association (iHKiB). The meeting’s purpose was to inspire the nation’s sock producers to think big and offer more compelling, higher value products that deliver more than the basics to consumers. In doing so, they will promote the growth and future development of the industry. Following the success of LYCRA® MOVES™ ISTANBUL II, iHKiB turned to INVISTA to present its portfolio of fiber innovations and technology solutions to its members.
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Shanghai showtime

Dec 06, 2016

Shanghai Intertextile, one of China’s most influential trade shows, goes from strength to strength. The three-day event held in mid-October was the setting for INVISTA Rendezvous 2016 which attracted a stream of specialist mills, designers, brand owners and retailers on the lookout for business-building ideas.
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Meet Coverer of the month: FILIX

Sep 28, 2016

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. 
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Sep 15, 2016

Fashion media and customers from across the apparel value chain gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina last month to attend a fashion trends event organized by INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand. 
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Destination Dornbirn

Sep 12, 2016

Over 700 delegates from 30 countries will attend this year’s Man Made Fibers Congress in Dornbirn, Austria. The global importance of the event which opens September 20th has increased steadily since its launch in the early 1960s.
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INVISTA recognized for energy excellence

Jul 28, 2016

INVISTA was recognized by the China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation for its outstanding performance in energy conservation. INVISTA earned the Energy Saving Award for its achievements in energy and resource efficiency at its China manufacturing sites, which produce spandex and nylon for use in apparel, air bags, carpet and more. 

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