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The LYCRA Company
Wilmington, Delaware

About The LYCRA Company

The LYCRA Company has helped transform the apparel industry with several key innovations and our ambition is to continue to enhance life through innovative garment solutions.


An iconic brand invented over 60 years ago, LYCRA® fiber is the world’s best-known spandex fiber brand.


The LYCRA Company innovates and produces fiber and technology solutions for the apparel and personal care industries. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, The LYCRA Company is recognized worldwide for its innovative products, technical expertise, sustainable solutions, and unmatched marketing support. The LYCRA Company owns leading consumer and trade brands:  LYCRA®, LYCRA HyFit®, LYCRA® T400®, COOLMAX®, THERMOLITE®, ELASPAN®, SUPPLEX®, and TACTEL®. The LYCRA Company’s legacy stretches back to 1958 with the invention of the original spandex yarn, LYCRA® fiber. Today, The LYCRA Company focuses on adding value to its customers’ products by developing unique innovations designed to meet the consumer’s need for comfort and lasting performance. For more information,

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Recent Patent Challenge and Trademark Infringement Cases
The LYCRA Company has a rich legacy of innovation and we must embrace digital transformation. The launch of the LYCRA ONE™ portal leverages our connectivity across the apparel industry and offers a one-stop seamless solution to rapidly move our customers’ ideas from concept to launch.
CEO of The LYCRA Company, Julien Born




Julien Born


Nicolas Banyols

Chief Commercial Officer

Steve Stewart

Chief Brand & Innovation Officer

Denise Sakuma

VP – Brands, Marketing Communications & Merchandising


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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Her Thoughts on Leggings
2021−2022 Legwear Trends Webinar
LYCRA® Anti−Slip Fiber Webinar


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