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THE LYCRA COMPANY INTRODUCES NEW LYCRA® ECOMADE FIBRE AS A SUSTAINABILE DENIM SOLUTION AT KINGPINS AMSTERDAM

Oct 21, 2019

AMSTERDAM – The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fibre and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will exhibit its latest market-driven products for denim at Kingpins Amsterdam, October 23-24. As part of its long-term commitment to sustainability and the company’s Planet Agenda platform, The LYCRA Company will be introducing LYCRA® EcoMade fibre at the invitation-only trade show. This new fibre is the company’s first branded elastane/spandex product that is made with pre-consumer recycled materials.

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SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR DENIM SHOWCASED AT KINGPINS AMSTERDAM

Oct 21, 2019

Join representatives from The LYCRA Company at Kingpins Amsterdam, October 23-24, to see our latest market-driven products for denim. We will be introducing LYCRA® EcoMade fiber, which demonstrates our long-term commitment to product sustainability, one of the pillars of our Planet Agenda platform. This new fiber is our first branded elastane/spandex product that is made with pre-consumer recycled materials.

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Meet May Coverer of the month: Payen

Oct 15, 2019

Founded in 1839 as a business producing silk yarn products, the Payen group has developed along with its market. The company has worked in partnership with LYCRA® fibre since its launch, when it specialised in producing covered synthetic yarn followed by two-way stretch woven fabrics. Today, Payen has made a name for itself at the high end of the market, and its products have been used in competitive sports at the highest level for the last 20 years. Bernard de Buhren, the company's chairman, gives us an insider’s account of a group that has the resources it needs to stay ahead of the game.

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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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