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LYCRA® brand to showcase sustainable stretch innovation at Kingpins Amsterdam

Apr 11, 2018

The LYCRA Company, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has launched a new version of its popular LYCRA® T400® fibre with enhanced sustainability. LYCRA® T400® fibre with EcoMade technology is made in part from a combination of recycled materials such as PET bottles diverted from landfills, and renewable plant-based materials. This innovation will appeal to members of the apparel value chain interested in developing more sustainable denim and wovens collections.

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The LYCRA Company to showcase New LYCRA® T400® fiber with EcoMade Technology at KINGPINS Amsterdam

Apr 02, 2018

The LYCRA Company will be showcasing an exciting new innovation at the upcoming KINGPINS Amsterdam denim show. LYCRA® T400® technology, which is the building block for many popular denim concepts, is now available in a new version offering enhanced sustainability. LYCRA® T400® fiber with EcoMade technology delivers the same desirable features and performance benefits as the original fiber, and it is made in part from a combination of renewable plant-based resources and recycled plastic PET bottles instead of petroleum-based ingredients. This innovative fiber can be used to create stretch denim designed to appeal to the increasing number of environmentally-conscious consumers (including Millennials).

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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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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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Shanghai success

Oct 30, 2017

The 2017 edition of Intertextile Shanghai gave a further boost to the reputation of China’s most influential trade show, attracting mills, designers, brand owners, retailers and media from across the region. For many, The LYCRA Company Rendez-vous – the show within the show – was an essential stop.

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LYCRA® dualFX® technology is the solution to today’s common Denim Dilemmas

Oct 02, 2017

LYCRA® brand is collaborating with Who What Wear on a new co-branded marketing campaign launched in response to global consumer insights around denim. The proprietary research* revealed some of the most common problems women had with jeans including fit, comfort and shape retention. For many companies, this revelation would lead to years of product development in order to find a solution, but The LYCRA Company knew it already had the solution to improved denim performance: LYCRA® dualFX® technology.
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