The Lycra Company will launch its newest denim innovation, Lycra® Anti-Slip Fiber at the Kingpins24-Amsterdam online event this month, reports Textile World. The virtual expo will explore a different theme impacting the global denim industry every day via live-streamed and on-demand panels, seminars and interviews.
Leaders from The Lycra Company will play key roles in the agenda. On October 28, Steve Stewart, Chief Innovation Officer Steve Stewart will discuss the company’s innovation process. More than 100 PhDs at the company’s four state-of-the-art R&D labs are dedicated to developing innovative fiber, fabric and garment solutions for the apparel industry.
Stewart will present LYCRA® Anti-Slip fiber, a new denim seam slippage solution for applications in single-core spandex fabrics that require durable stretch and good recovery power. This patent-pending fiber helps maintain garment appearance wash after wash and wear after wear.
Using LYCRA® Anti-Slip fiber in the core of LYCRA® dualFX® technology yarn further enhances anti-slippage performance. Combining LYCRA® Anti-Slip fiber and LYCRA® T400® fiber, meanwhile, delivers the high stretch of LYCRA® fiber with exceptional anti-slippage properties and the excellent recovery power of LYCRA® T400® fiber.
On October 29, Julien Born, Chief Commercial Officer, and Jean Hegedus, Sustainable Business Development Director, will discuss how The Lycra Company designs technology solutions for the circular economy.
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, The Lycra Company is recognized worldwide for its innovative products, technical expertise, and unmatched marketing support. The company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries, as well as specialty chemicals used in the spandex and polyurethane value chains.