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Invista to produce biobased spandex for its brand Lycra [Registered]

Invista, an integrated producer of polymers and fibers, and owner of the Lycra brand, has recently introduced a biobased spandex, available globally and applicable to a wide variety of apparel fabrics and garments. Approximately 70% of the weight of the new Lycra biobased spandex fiber comes from corn dextrose. With this new Lycra brand offering, Invista provides a new fiber option to retailers and manufacturers of stretch fabrics and spandex, that can impact on the overall lifecycle analysis of the fabric and garment. Robert L. Kirkwood, executive vice president of Apparel Marketing and Technology explained its proprietary technology: “Using an…

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