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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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THE LYCRA COMPANY LAUNCHES ANNUAL FALL DENIM CO-MARKETING PROGRAM

Sep 17, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del.– The LYCRA Company, owner of the LYCRA® brand family of fibers, announced today that it has launched a global co-branded marketing program to promote denim jeans made with its LYCRA® dualFX® technology. The program will premiere on Refinery29 (R29), a leading global media and entertainment company for young women.

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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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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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The LYCRA Company TO EXHIBIT SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOR TEXTILES AND APPAREL AT ISPO MUNICH

Jan 29, 2019

WILMINGTON, Del.– The LYCRA Company Apparel and Advanced Textiles announced today that new products featuring the company’s EcoMade Technology will be on exhibit at the upcoming ISPO, the world’s largest multi-segment trade fair focused on sports, 3-6 February 2019, Munich, Germany. COOLMAX® EcoMade fiber and THERMOLITE® EcoMade fiber and insulation are made from certified amounts of recycled resources such as plastic bottles and offer the Active/Outdoor apparel industry a more sustainable alternative to virgin fibers. EcoMade technology is a key part of the company’s all-encompassing sustainability vision, in which product sustainability is a critical component.

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