We innovate and produce exceptional fiber and technology solutions for the global apparel and hygiene industries, as well as specialty chemicals used to create quality spandex (elastane). Our customers appreciate the value that our globally recognized brands, innovative products, technical expertise, sustainable solutions and marketing support adds to their products.

While our company name is new, our legacy stretches back to 1958 with the invention of the original spandex yarn, LYCRA® fiber. Today, our advanced technologies deliver comfort and lasting performance benefits to clothing in virtually every apparel category, including ready-to-wear and denim, activewear and athleisure, lingerie and underwear, hosiery and socks, as well as swimwear.

The LYCRA Company employees celebrating the 60th anniversary of LYCRA® fiber

From fibers that keep your baby’s diapers snug, to the insulation in your sleeping bag that keeps you warm, we create products that help make life more comfortable. Explore our brands >