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Watch: Apparel Made with LYCRA® Fiber and Technologies Hits Colombiatex Catwalk

Mar 02, 2020

The LYCRA Company kicked off 2020 with a high-profile presence at Colombiatex, the largest textile expo in Latin America. A safari-inspired booth welcomed between 100 and 200 attendees per day during the three-day event in Medellín, showcasing LYCRA® EcoMade fiber, LYCRA® T400® EcoMade fiber, COOLMAX® EcoMade fiber, and LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber – as well as information about the Planet Agenda sustainability platform – to mills, brands, garment makers and journalists.

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Seasonal Social Media Campaign Delivers Win-Win for LYCRA® and Gildan®

Feb 24, 2020

For the past three years, Gildan and The LYCRA Company have collaborated on a co-branded social media campaign to promote Secret® and Silks® hosiery and tights made with an array of LYCRA® fibers and technologies – including LYCRA® XCEPTIONELLE™ , LYCRA® FUSION™  and LYCRA® ENERGIZE™  – for style, shape and comfort. Last fall, the partners tapped seven influential fashion bloggers for a series of authentic Instagram and Facebook posts showcasing the legwear lines.

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The LYCRA Company to Exhibit Newest LYCRA® Brand Innovations at ISPO Munich

Jan 23, 2020

WILMINGTON, Del. – The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative solutions for the apparel industry, will showcase the most ground-breaking line up of innovations at ISPO Munich in years. Attendees can learn about new LYCRA® FitSense™ technology, LYCRA® MyFit™ fiber, LYCRA® EcoMade fiber and Planet Agenda, The LYCRA Company’s sustainability platform.

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THE LYCRA COMPANY ANNNOUNCES GRS CERTIFICATION FOR ITS NEW LYCRA® ECOMADE FIBER

Nov 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, DEL. – The LYCRA Company, a global leader in innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, announced its new LYCRA® EcoMade fibers Type 166E and 162E, currently produced in Brazil, have been certified to the GRS (Global Recycled Standard). LYCRA® EcoMade fiber is the company’s first branded spandex that is made with pre-consumer recycled materials. This offering will be the primary focus of The LYCRA® Company’s booth at the Kingpins New York denim trade show, November 19-20.

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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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