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FULGAR: named company of the month by Oeko-Tex

Fulgar

TEXTILE safety and sustainability association Oeko-Tex named Italian spinner and yarn coverer Fulgar company of the month for November 2014. The announcement from the Zürich headquarters of Oeko-Tex provided no official citation for the nomination but made an extensive reference to the company’s Q-nova brand of recycled polyamide microfibre yarn. As a leading coverer of nylon yarn and distributor of ...

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Contifibre

Contifibre, France

CONTIFIBRE: French operation celebrates its first 20 years   THE FRENCH mill of Italy-based Contifibre, a leading producer of nylon 6.6 yarns and speciality PE yarns as well as a coverer and distributor of Lycra yarns, celebrated its 20th anniversary on 25 and 26 September. The festivities involved a dinner with catwalk show for around 100 customers in France and ...

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Invista

Lycra® Moves You

INVISTA: consumer campaign supports Lycra brand policy   SUPPORTING the new brand strategy announced in the summer of this year, Invista is launching a new consumer advertising campaign in world markets under the Lycra® Moves You™ theme. This initiative and associated co-branding and merchandising opportunities will be shared with trade partners at a new B2B website that went live on ...

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Billon

Mirage by Billon

BILLON: latest novelties to be shown at MarediModa   FRENCH fabric knitter Billon added a new line to its range of swimwear fabrics for S/S 2016. Labelled Mirage, the new line uses yarn, surface and structure as well as visual elements to achieve trompe l’œil effects that serve to camouflage body imperfections and refine the silhouette. The new line incorporates ...

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Invista

Lycra by Invista

INVISTA: steps taken to protect Lycra trademark   LAWYERS representing a leading world producer of elastane stretch yarns, Invista, asked the Royal Academy of Spain to modify an entry in its Spanish dictionary, which is generally recognised as the authority on the language. An entry in the latest edition translates as: “licra (from English Lycra, registered trademark): synthetic stretch fabric ...

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