21 January 2014
Fibre business and Lycra owner Invista is teaming up with Tencel developer Lenzing to bring improved performance to stretch denim fabrics.
2 December 2013
Fibre makers Invista and Lenzing are working together to offer cellulosic denim fabrics with what they describe as "significantly improved" shape retention.
1 October 2013
Polymer and fibre producer Invista is teaming up with industrial biotechnology company Ingenza to develop new bio-derived processes that can be used to produce industrial chemicals.
26 September 2013
Denim sourcing show Kingpins is planning its first-ever European event next year in Amsterdam.
24 September 2013
Fibre producer Invista has acquired German competitor Advansa's assets relating to speciality polyester products.
16 September 2013
Fibre maker Invista is planning a $500m investment to set up a new manufacturing unit at its site in Victoria, Texas to make raw materials used in the production of nylon.
1 August 2013
Lycra fibre and Coolmax fabric brand owner Invista has launched Coolmax Air fibre technology, designed to provide improved moisture-management and breathability for apparel.
11 July 2013
Fibre company Invista has partnered with Taiwan’s Tiong Liong Corporation to expand its Cordura Air Flow Technology (AFT) fabric collection.
21 June 2013
Faster time-to-market, better quality and lower cost are the drivers behind the latest developments unveiled at last week's Texprocess and Techtextil trade fairs in Frankfurt, Germany. Here, just-style presents a snapshot of some of the innovations on show for apparel makers.
3 June 2013
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.
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.