News Releases - 2008 Archive
December 5, 2008
PERFORMA™-R Rigid Film and Sheet contains Up To 25 Percent Post-Consumer Recycled Content
OPENS NEW AIRBAG FIBER PLANT IN SHANGHAI
November 19, 2008
Largest of its kind in China will bring 11,000 tons of fibers per year to meet growing demand in automotive safety airbags
invests in industrial fire-retardant apparel market
November 14, 2008
Alliance with Ashburn Hill Corp. to expand protective apparel and work-wear offerings
introduces PolyShield® resin technology in the US
October 24, 2008
Bottles produced from this PET monolayer barrier resin technology feature clarity and extend shelf life for beverages
INVISTA to Build a New China Research Center
September 23, 2008
World’s largest nylon and spandex producer establishes the state of art commercial textile research center in China
PARENT COMPANY DONATES $1 MILLION FOR TEXAS DISASTER RELIEF
September 19, 2008
Koch Industries, Inc., parent company of INVISTA, announced today it is donating $1 million for Hurricane Ike relief efforts in four Southeast Texas counties: Hardin, Harris, Jefferson and Orange.
INVISTA Waynesboro Sponsors Second of Two Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days
September 17, 2008
The INVISTA Waynesboro site is sponsoring its second of two household hazardous waste collection days for this year on Saturday, September 20th in an effort to serve the community and assist with environmental excellence.
APPAREL "PLANET AGENDA" TARGETS SUSTAINABLE GROWTH
INVISTA Apparel announces PLANET AGENDA, a new framework for innovation that can help the apparel industry grow in sustainable ways.
APPAREL SPONSORS GLOBAL LAUNCH OF THE BE ECOCHIC™ AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AT NEW YORK
INVISTA Apparel is one of the sponsors of the inaugural Be EcoChic™ runway presentation at New York Fashion Week.
Waynesboro Donates Two Diesel Trucks to Valley Vocational Technical Center
August 28, 2008
Trucks will be used for technical training for high school students
INVISTA SUES RHODIA AND DUPONT FOR CONSPIRACY, THEFT OF TRADE SECRETS
August 18, 2008
Suit addresses misappropriation of INVISTA trade secrets, unlawful competition in nylon chemicals market
INVISTA TO STAGE 2009 SPECIAL COLLECTIONS FEATURING XTRA LIFE LYCRA® FIBER
Runway event to be hosted by Carson Kressley of "How to Look Good Naked"
July 4, 2008
李宁宣布为本届奥运会的体操、跳水、射击和乒乓等运动项目的中国选手提供运用英威达专业运动面料科技的比赛服装，其中包括有Xtra Life LYCRA® 纤维，应用天然萃取成分微胶囊技术LYCRA®(莱卡®)纤维面料, 以及COOLMAX® 专业吸湿排汗面料。
COOLMAX® FABRIC HEATS UP WITH NEW GLOBAL AD CAMPAIGN & FABRIC INNOVATIONS FOR ACTIVEWEAR
The original activewear moisture-management fabric, COOLMAX® fabric, is getting a "hot" makeover with a brand new global advertising campaign.
Tac Wear and Ranger Joe's Collaborate to Launch CORDURA® Brand Baselayer T-Shirt
June 19, 2008
Defend Your Base™ Event Salutes the Wounded Warrior Project
Form Strategic Partnership
June 19, 2008
Collaboration and research to strengthen safety and health management systems at INVISTA sites in Delaware, Georgia, and Texas
takes marketing punch of new global LYCRA® fiber brand campaign into cyberspace
June 20, 2008
New LYCRA.com portal proves that some Web sites love you back... in 10 different languages
ANTRON® Brand Showroom Renovation Targets New Designers
June 4, 2008
INVISTA Will Pursue LEED CI Certification for the Redesigned Showroom and Seminar Space
Color Line Build-Out Delivers the Exceptional Performance of ANTRON Lumena® Solution
Dyed Nylon in Rich Blues, Greens and Purples
June 3, 2008
INVISTA, the manufacturer of ANTRON® carpet fiber, announced today it will unveil more than 20 new ANTRON Lumena® solution dyed nylon colors at the 2008 NeoCon World's Trade Fair in Chicago in June.
to Offset Carbon Impact of Showroom Visitors' Travel at NeoCon
June 2, 2008
INVISTA, the manufacturer of ANTRON® carpet fiber, will offset the carbon impact associated with travel to NeoCon 2008.
Carpet Fiber Achieves Environmentally Preferable Product Recertification
May 30, 2008
INVISTA, the manufacturer of ANTRON® carpet fiber, announced today the recertification of ANTRON® carpet fiber as an Environmentally Preferable Product (EPP) by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS).
for ANTRON® Carpet Fiber Completed by Boustead Consulting & Associates Ltd.
May 30, 2008
INVISTA announced today that Boustead Consulting & Associates Ltd. has completed global eco-profiles, or cradle-to-gate life cycle analyses, for ANTRON® carpet fiber.
Percent Recycled Content Available in More Than Fifty Colors of ANTRON Lumena® Solution
May 28, 2008
INVISTA, the manufacturer of ANTRON® carpet fiber, announces the introduction of more than 50 ANTRON Lumena® solution dyed nylon colors with 25 percent pre-consumer recycled content.
INVISTA Martinsville supports Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department
April 3, 2008
The Martinsville INVISTA site recently made a donation to the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department (VFD).
INVISTA Waynesboro and Trout Unlimited Partner on South River Clean-up
March 26, 2008
The INVISTA Wildlife Club and the Shenandoah Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be joining together to clean-up the banks of the South River.
INVISTA FILES LAWSUIT SEEKING DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF $800 MILLION FROM DUPONT
March 26, 2008
Lawsuit addresses violations of safety, environmental requirements while DuPont owned INVISTA sites
INVISTA and Tianhua Fubang sign technology licensing agreement for an RMB 2.4-billion
investment to produce BDO and PTMEG
March 3, 2008
Global intermediates leader signs its first PTMEG licensing project in China
to Build Research and Development Facility in Ontario to Support Innovations in
Global Nylon Manufacturing
February 18, 2008
State-of-the-art investment leads the way to the next generation of high-value nylon products
23rd Antron® Carpet Fiber Design Awards Finalists Announced
January 31, 2008
Top Commercial Designs and Carpet Styles to be Honored at Awards Event
INVISTA delivers new global campaign for LYCRA® fibre brand
January 25, 2008
Leading fibre producer INVISTA has introduced a new global campaign for its flagship LYCRA® fibre brand, entitled "Some Clothes Love You Back™."