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The LYCRA Company Opens Advanced Textile Innovation Center in China

May 16, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del. – The LYCRA Company, a leading provider of fiber and technology solutions for the global apparel and personal care industries, announced today it will officially open its new Advanced Textile Innovation Center (ATIC) in Nanhai, China on May 16. The new 4,500-square-meter Research & Development (R&D) laboratory, which is the company’s fourth, represents a significant increase in the U.S.-based firm’s global R&D capabilities.

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CARRINGTON TEXTILES LAUNCHES MOLVENO FABRIC POWERED BY LYCRA® T400® TECHNOLOGY

May 01, 2019

Carrington Textiles, the largest producer of workwear fabrics in the UK, is launching MOLVENO, an exciting new fabric for the workwear segment that features LYCRA® T400® technology . This hard-wearing fabric for workwear will debut at Techtextil 2019 and offers 4-way comfort stretch that flexes to follow a worker’s every move and moisture management. As a result, MOLVENO qualifies for both LYCRA® fiber and COOLMAX® technology branding and is eligible for free swing tags to drive sales.

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Welcome to the LYCRA® brand universe

Apr 24, 2019

Each year in January, people representing every part of the textile chain gather in Colombia for COLOMBIATEX, which is the place where brands begin their distribution journey in Latin America. Inside the main entrance, the LYCRA® brand booth greeted 500 exhibitors, 400 journalists, 26,000 visitors and 9,200 buyers as they entered the show.

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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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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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