The LYCRA Company, a global leader in developing innovative fiber and technology solutions for the apparel industry, will sponsor the 2021 Sustainability Talks Istanbul seminar on Nov. 25. Organized by Orbit Consulting and Kipas Textiles, the single-day event will highlight innovations and sustainability solutions to many challenges facing the Turkish textile industry – from climate change and supply chain transparency, to water and energy use efficiency, to responsible sourcing of raw materials.
The free event will take place at Zorlu PSM, the largest performing arts theater and concert hall in Istanbul, with all content streamed online. The LYCRA Company will showcase its portfolio of fiber and technology offerings, and Planet Agenda sustainability platform, at its booth and on other branded signage on site. Jean Hegedus, sustainability director, will deliver keynote remarks on the company’s commitment to innovation and sustainability.
The LYCRA Company will be showcasing the following sustainable solutions for apparel during the seminar: COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® EcoMade technologies made from 100% textile waste or PET bottles, LYCRA® EcoMade fiber made from pre-consumer recycled waste, and LYCRA® T400® EcoMade fiber made from recycled and renewable resources.
“We are excited to join peer companies and customers for what promises to be an insightful and actionable conversation about the opportunities we have as an industry to make a positive change and deliver a more sustainable future for the environment and humankind,” said Ebru Pirinccioglu, Commercial Director EMEA at The LYCRA Company.
The first Sustainability Talks Istanbul seminar in 2019 attracted more than 600 participants. Learn more about this year’s event and register at www.sustainabilitytalksistanbul.com.
About The LYCRA Company
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, 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, visit www.thelycracompany.com.
LYCRA®, LYCRA® T400®, COOLMAX® and THERMOLITE® are trademarks of The LYCRA Company.