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BE BLOWN AWAY BY BRUGNOLI® EXPLOSIVE FABRICS FOR ACTIVEWEAR

Jun 17, 2018

Know exactly how your activewear will perform when you select Brugnoli’s Explosive line of premium circular knit fabrics. That’s because all suitable super light and medium weight fabrics have undergone rigorous testing in their length and width using LYCRA® SPORT technology’s patented PCE™ index. This innovation measures a fabric’s Power, Comfort and Energy on a simple 1-10 scale. This takes the mystery (and risk) out of fabric selection for brands and retailers. Now they can feel confident they’ll pick the right Explosive fabric for the right end use thanks to detailed fabric performance reports. 

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LYCRA® BRAND CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF GROUNDBREAKING INNOVATIONS

May 02, 2018

The LYCRA Company, owner of LYCRA® brand, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, with a donation to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Dr. Joseph C. Shivers, a DuPont chemist, invented today’s best-known branded fiber in the world back in 1958, and forever changed clothes and the way we wear them.

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Celebrating Sixty Years of Comfort, Fit and Movement

May 01, 2018

LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Dr. Joseph C. Shivers, Jr ., a chemist at DuPont, invented the best-known branded fiber in the world in 1958, and forever changed clothes and the way we wear them. Dr. Shivers passed away in 2014, but he is being posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame on May 3, 2018. The LYCRA Company, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has made a donation to the non-profit organization to pay tribute to the inventor of LYCRA® fiber.
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EXPERIENCE THE LATEST LYCRA® BRAND INNOVATIONS AT EMITEX

Mar 27, 2018

Want to know how to add value to your collections and drive sales? Join the LYCRA® brand at EMITEX Argentina to find out! Each year members of textile and clothing industry in South America gather to see the latest developments in fibers, fabrics, software and more. The event will take place at Centro Costa Salguero in Buenos Aires from April 10-13, 2018.

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NEW LYCRA® SPORT TECHNOLOGY MERCHANDISING KIT LAUNCHED

Feb 15, 2018

Wherever you are in the value chain, the consumer’s the boss, and delighting the consumer is always job one. To make this task easier, The LYCRA Company has developed a complete line of engaging merchandising tools promoting its LYCRA® SPORT technology platform. The POP materials are designed to educate consumers about the exceptional comfort, fit and support LYCRA® SPORT technology delivers to stretch activewear.

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The LYCRA Company UNVEILS THE CONSUMER IDENTITY OF ITS LYCRA® SPORT PLATFORM

Jan 22, 2018

Materials Promote the Benefits of LYCRA® SPORT Technology to Consumers

Following the successful relaunch of the LYCRA® SPORT technology platform to its mill customers and trade partners, The LYCRA Company, owner of the LYCRA® brand, turned its attention to developing new retail merchandising tools to help brands and retailers drive consumer sales in stores and online. The kit materials are designed to educate consumers about the exceptional comfort, fit and support this technology delivers to stretch activewear.

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The LYCRA Company shares China Intellectual Property awareness report at Intertextile Shanghai

Oct 30, 2017

A timely seminar on innovation and IP was high on the agenda of The LYCRA Company Rendez-vous at the recent Intertextile Shanghai trade event.

The rise of e-commerce has contributed to growing concern about IP protection. The LYCRA Company commissioned LEWIS Communications, an independent communications research agency, to work with a number of media organizations to better understand the levels of IP awareness and the issues and challenges the apparel industry faces in this respect.

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