Since its introduction in 2011, LYCRA® dualFX® technology has been constantly evolving to meet market needs. From its expansion into comfortable shaping fabrics with LYCRA® BEAUTY branded offerings in 2014, to acquisition of new dual core technologies in 2017, and the recent extension into soft stretch fabrics, LYCRA® dualFX® technologies are always on the move.
LYCRA® dualFX® technology by the numbers:
2011 LYCRA® dualFX® Technology is officially introduced to the market.
2014 LYCRA® dualFX® Technology expands to include LYCRA® BEAUTY fabrics for comfortable shaping garments.
2017 The LYCRA® Brand expands its presence in the dual core market by acquiring Cone Denim’s dual core patent portfolio. European dual core patents grant.
2018 The LYCRA® dualFX® platform is extended to include LYCRA® FREEF!T® Technology for soft, easy stretch with excellent recovery.
The latest innovation under the LYCRA® dualFX® umbrella is LYCRA® FREEF!T® Technology. This patented yarn treatment makes your jeans easy to put on, comfortable to wear, and always looking great because they maintain their shape.
To practice LYCRA(r) dualFX® technology mills must be licensed by INVISTA. Only licensed mills are eligible to produce and sell LYCRA® dualFX® fabric. To request a copy of our licensed mill resource list, brands and retailers can click here.
Following are some of the latest fabric innovations from several of our licensed mills:
Success Story: NYDJ
One of the brands who has incorporated LYCRA® dualFX® technology into its line over the last several years is NYDJ. According to president and CEO, Lisa Collier, the benefits LYCRA® dualFX® technology brings to the brand’s garments has resulted in increased customer loyalty:
“At NYDJ using LYCRA® dualFX® technology has helped us provide our customers with jeans that look and feel great all day, ultimately increasing their satisfaction and loyalty to our brand,” Collier said.