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WHY CHOOSE LYCRA® FUSION™ TRUE TO YOU TECHNOLOGY?

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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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: PULLIN

Apr 03, 2019

Founded in Hossegor, France in 2000, PULLIN pioneered printed boxers made with a mix of LYCRA® fiber and polyester that has never compromised on quality or comfort. We recently spoke with Brand Manager Guillaume Baché to learn more about the lifestyle brand and how customer satisfaction became its central focus.

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LYCRA HyFit® Brand Unveils Everything New at IDEA19

Mar 25, 2019

The LYCRA Company has introduced T859 LYCRA HyFit® fiber, its latest spandex/elastane innovation for the global personal care industry, at IDEA19 in Miami Beach. This innovation is designed to help manufacturers reduce their operating costs and carbon footprint without sacrificing a garment’s quality or performance, or the consumer’s wearing experience.

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THE LYCRA COMPANY INTRODUCES T859 LYCRA HYFIT® FIBER

Mar 19, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. – The LYCRA Company announced today that it will be exhibiting at IDEA19, where it will unveil T859 LYCRA HyFit® fiber, its latest spandex/elastane innovation for the global personal care industry. Converting to T859 LYCRA HyFit® fiber offers manufacturers of diapers, adult incontinence and feminine hygiene products significant cost savings in addition to the following benefits:

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CIFRA’S “THERMO PROJECT” PRESENTED AT ISPO

Mar 15, 2019

Cifra, an Italian company renowned for its production of Warp Knit Seamless (WKS™) apparel, presented its new “Thermo Project” collection at ISPO Munich in February. Made with WKS™ technology, the experimental seam-free apparel line generates high interest. The garments feature a blend of 44% THERMOLITE® technology to keep the wearer warm, quick drying properties, as well as 10% LYCRA® fiber to deliver lasting comfort and fit to keep the wearer moving freely.

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Mill Spotlight: Luthai Textile

Mar 07, 2019

We recently interviewed Ni Aihong, Luthai Textile’s head of design and R&D, and recipient of the Science and Technology Workers of Shandong Province Award of Excellence, to share her expertise in developing the shirting business. Ni is primarily responsible for the R&D of Luthai's new products and has supervised the research of over 200 new products and projects.

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WHY CHOOSE LYCRA® FREEF!T® TECHNOLOGY?

Mar 01, 2019

THE CHALLENGE

In a recent study* commissioned by The LYCRA Company, female respondents in five countries indicated that important denim purchase drivers were being able to move comfortably in their jeans and lasting shape retention. But the study results showed a sizeable gap existed between women’s expectations and their wearing experience.

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COVERER SPOTLIGHT: WEI YI

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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