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Published on Tuesday, 06 May 2014

Invista launches bio-derived Lycra

Written by John Mowbray

Fibre productionGENEVA – Invista has today launched a brand new bio-derived Lycra made of 70 per cent bio-based renewable raw materials, which is the only commercially available bio-derived spandex currently on the market. Invista says it plans to make 300 – 400 tons of this fibre in 2014, which is enough to go into tens of millions of garments worldwide. Arnaud Tandonnet, Invista global sustainability director speaks to John Mowbray.


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