16 May 2013
Fibre manufacturer Invista has signed a land reservation agreement to build a nylon 6,6 polymer site at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP).
13 May 2013
Fibre producer Invista is extending its Lycra Beauty fabric certification scheme to include lace and fabrics made with natural/cellulosic fibres.
19 April 2013
Fashion retailers, brands and manufacturers are facing a "moving target" when it comes to garment sizing and fit. A focus on changing consumer shapes, communication with both offshore factories and customers, pattern blocks and fit forms, as well as processes and training are all needed now if the industry is to prevent problems in the future, say leading executives.
26 March 2013
Fibre business Invista has moved to acquire Ashburn Hill, owner of the Tecgen flame-resistant brands, for an undisclosed sum.
22 March 2013
Lululemon Athletica is still investigating how a line of sheerer than expected black Luon products made it into stores.
12 March 2013
The latest issues and innovations in garment sizing and fit will be the focus of a new one-day seminar being organised by the ASBCI (Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry) next month.
6 March 2013
Spanish clothing retailer Mango has revealed plans to enter the children's wear and women's activewear channels.
15 February 2013
Fibre maker Invista has started production at its new nylon salt factory in Rozenburg, the Netherlands.
7 February 2013
Invista and Arzeda plan to work together to develop new technologies for producing bio-derived butadiene, an intermediate chemical used in the manufacture of nylon 6,6.
21 January 2013
Invista plans to introduce new quality standards for underwear fabrics and two new Lycra-based underwear platforms.
14 January 2013
Fibre producer Invista has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), which works to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel and footwear production around the world.
7 January 2013
Textile conglomerate Arvind Ltd is partnering with fibre producer Invista to launch new denim fabrics onto the Indian market.
7 January 2013
Nylon intermediates and fibre maker Invista is to set up a hexamethylene diamine (HMD) plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park after receiving Environmental Impact Assesment approval from the Shanghai Environmental Protection Bureau.
11 December 2012
Fibre maker Invista has promoted Kevin Robles to senior vice president of global operations, assuming operational responsibility for the company's 34 nylon, spandex, polyester and specialty chemical manufacturing facilities in 20 countries.
15 August 2012
Fibre producer Invista has selected its Orange facility in Texas as its first location to install its adiponitrile (ADN) technology, which is a key ingredient for making nylon 6,6.
10 August 2012
Fibre maker Invista has commercially launched its Lycra with W Technology into the North American market, which it says offers a new level of performance in intimate apparel.
9 August 2012
Polymer and fibre producer Invista Performance Technologies has acquired sole rights to various process technologies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
24 July 2012
New fabrics for autumn/winter made with Invista fibres by customer mills around the globe include features such as super-stretch, innovative finishing, and wear-enhancing durability.
1 June 2012
The development and future growth of the smart textiles industry is something of a classic chicken-and-egg scenario, begging the question: which needs to come first - the demand or the technology?
18 May 2012
Nylon polymer producer Invista has invested more than $40m in research and development spanning four years on two continents to develop what it describes as "a revolutionary technology" to produce adiponitrile (ADN), a key ingredient for nylon 6,6.
27 March 2012
Invista is investing in a new nylon salt factory at its manufacturing plant in Rozenburg, Holland.
28 February 2012
About 2,000 pairs of trousers bearing counterfeit Lycra hangtags were destroyed after being seized by Polish customs officials.
17 January 2012
Invista, the owner of the Lycra brand, has announced that it is extending its Lycra Sport fabric range with compression and shaping performance categories.
10 January 2012
US fibre and textile producer Invista Apparel is changing the global structure of its organisation in a bid to foster innovation and strengthen relationships with its international customers.
9 November 2011
Demand for elastane fibres - known as spandex in the US and parts of Asia - is set to grow considerably according to a new report, fuelled by rising sales of sportswear garments in China, Brazil and India.
30 September 2011
The following is a round-up of apparel and footwear news from the world's local media. just-style has not checked these stories so cannot guarantee their accuracy.
19 July 2011
A year after the launch of its Lycra beauty fabric programme, fibre producer Invista is extending the certification scheme from intimate apparel to swimwear, and adding new mills and qualifying fabrics to its line-up.
14 July 2011
Resin supplier M&G Group is planning to build new PET and purified terephthalic acid plants in Corpus Christi, Texas in a move that brings significant additional PTA capacity to the US market.
30 June 2011
Thailand's Indorama Ventures Limited, one of the world's leading producers of polyester yarns and fibres, has bought a 50% stake in Indonesian purified terephthalic acid (PTA) maker in a move aimed at securing supplies of the raw material for its polyester plants in Indonesia.
24 June 2011
Fibre and textile specialist Invista is poised to invest hundreds of millions of dollars to boost capacity at its facility in Kingston, Canada, and elsewhere around the world.