DuPont Textiles & Interiors (DTI) has set up a new manufacturing venture with with Shinkong Synthetic Fibers Corporation (SSFC) in Taiwan to make its T-400 elasterell-p elastic fibres. Earlier this month T-400, which is sold under the DuPont Lycra brand name, was granted US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approval for a new generic fibre subclass.