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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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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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GET TO KNOW NESTER HOSIERY - THE MILL BEHIND FARM TO FEET SOCKS

Dec 19, 2018

We recently interviewed Nester Hosiery’s Dane Nester, Creative Lead, and Katie Kumerow, Sustainability Manager, to learn more about its operations in Mount Airy, North Carolina. Nester Hosiery is an industry leader when it comes to promoting sustainability and prides itself on its environmental stewardship and its safe work environment. Nester produces wool sport socks on cutting-edge equipment that use innovative INVISTA fibers to deliver exceptional comfort, a fabulous fit and lasting performance.

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Meet Cheynet, LYCRA® fiber mill of the month

Aug 21, 2018

At the end of 2016, leading elastic narrows producer Cheynet restructured its range by enduse segment for greater simplicity and clarity. In January 2018, it was named ‘Creator of the Year’ at the Salon Interfilière. Director General Kerim Hellali shares his ambitions and reflects on Cheynet’s long-standing links to LYCRA® fiber.

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