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The LYCRA Company Launches New Trademark Protection Campaign

Nov 22, 2019

The LYCRA Company has launched a new 360-degree trademark protection advertising campaign that sends a strong message about LYCRA® brand infringement to the legwear industry. The ad explains how The LYCRA Company fiercely protects the integrity of its flagship brand and warns against creating counterfeit hosiery garments that can damage the consumer’s perception of the LYCRA® brand.

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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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To maintain its leading position, Filix is investing heavily in R&D, with a strong focus on LYCRA® fibre technology

Aug 26, 2019

Ingredients are all-important for French firm Filix, which specialises in covered yarns. Because yarn quality and strength depends wholly on the quality of the fibres used to make them. So Filix mainly works with LYCRA® fibre, to be sure of maintaining output (850 to 1,000 tonnes of yarn a year) but also to develop new products and features. Read on for an interview of Arian Gréva, managing director of the firm.

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BRAND SPOTLIGHT: FOOT HUGGIES – WHAT’S IN YOUR BOOT?

Jun 25, 2019

We recently interviewed Jeffi Girgenti, the entrepreneur behind FOOT HUGGIES brand, to learn how she developed her line of tall boot socks designed for equestrians. Jeffi runs her sock business from Southern California, where she has been a manicurist for 34 years and nail salon owner for 20 years. Her 100% Made in the USA socks are manufactured using COOLMAX® technology and LYCRA® fiber, and can be found on the feet of everyone from Pony Club riders (just learning horsemanship) to Olympic champions!

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VOICE OF THE EXPERT: JERRY YAN

May 29, 2019

On May 16, The LYCRA Company opened its brand new, state-of-the-art research & Development (R&D) lab in Nanhai, China. The Advanced Textile Innovation Center (ATIC) represents a significant increase in the U.S.-based firm’s global R&D capabilities and demonstrates its commitment to providing exceptional service to its customers in Asia. The lab will help mills, brands and retailers, as well as Western-based companies with local sourcing offices, accelerate the development of innovative garment solutions that meet apparel market needs and add value to customer’s products.

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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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