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LYCRA® BRAND CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF GROUNDBREAKING INNOVATIONS

May 02, 2018

INVISTA, owner of LYCRA® brand, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of LYCRA® fiber, the original spandex fiber that revolutionized the fashion industry, with a donation to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Dr. Joseph C. Shivers, a DuPont chemist, invented today’s best-known branded fiber in the world back in 1958, and forever changed clothes and the way we wear them.

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LYCRA® brand to showcase sustainable stretch innovation at Kingpins Amsterdam

Apr 11, 2018

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, has launched a new version of its popular LYCRA® T400® fibre with enhanced sustainability. LYCRA® T400® fibre with EcoMade technology is made in part from a combination of recycled materials such as PET bottles diverted from landfills, and renewable plant-based materials. This innovation will appeal to members of the apparel value chain interested in developing more sustainable denim and wovens collections.

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INVISTA launches LYCRA® T400® fibre with EcoMade Technology

Jan 30, 2018

INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, will showcase its latest fiber innovation at the upcoming KeyHouse show in Munich, Germany (30-31 January and 1st February). The company will unveil a new type of LYCRA® T400® fiber made in part from a combination of recycled and renewable materials.

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INVISTA UNVEILS THE CONSUMER IDENTITY OF ITS LYCRA® SPORT PLATFORM

Jan 22, 2018

Materials Promote the Benefits of LYCRA® SPORT Technology to Consumers

Following the successful relaunch of the LYCRA® SPORT technology platform to its mill customers and trade partners, INVISTA, owner of the LYCRA® brand, turned its attention to developing new retail merchandising tools to help brands and retailers drive consumer sales in stores and online. The kit materials are designed to educate consumers about the exceptional comfort, fit and support this technology delivers to stretch activewear.

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INVISTA COLLABORATES WITH WHO WHAT WEAR TO PROMOTE DENIM BRANDS USING LYCRA® dualFX® TECHNOLOGY

Sep 05, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del. –  INVISTA -- owner of the LYCRA® brand and long an innovator in comfort, style and fit -- has teamed up with Who What Wear, a leading fashion editorial and shopping website amongst millennials, to showcase the FALL DENIM EDIT featuring 2017’s most fashionable and technically savvy jeans for women. What makes the featured jeans unique is the inclusion of LYCRA® dualFX® technology, the key ingredient that allows denim to keep its shape, all day, every day.
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INVISTA PURCHASES CONE DENIM’S DUAL CORE PATENT PORTFOLIO

May 12, 2017

INVISTA, owners of the LYCRA® brand, along with Cone Denim and its parent company, International Textile Group (ITG), announced today that INVISTA has purchased Cone Denim’s and ITG’s dual core patent portfolio. The patent estate covers a broad variety of dual core yarns, fabrics, and garments made from those fabrics, which are sold in the U.S., China, and most recently, Europe. The purchase is effective immediately.

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