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2010-05-03 07:03:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- INVISTA, maker of Xtra Life LYCRA® fiber, announces a collaboration with surf lifestyle brand Billabong and their professional big wave team rider, Maya Gabeira. The collaboration includes a consumer swimsuit design contest and the development of a swimsuit with Xtra Life LYCRA® fiber for Maya Gabeira, which will be included in the Billabong Cruise 2010 collection. (Photo:...

2009-04-13 19:57:18

U.S. synthetic fiber manufacturer Invista will spend a half-billion dollars to fix environmental problems at its plants in seven states, officials said Monday. The company also will pay a $1.7 million civil penalty, the U.S. Justice Department and Environmental Protection Agency said in a statement issued in Washington. The settlement is the largest ever under EPA's audit policy. Invista self-reported more than 680 pollution violations to EPA after auditing 12 facilities it acquired from...

2009-04-13 12:45:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Invista will pay a $1.7 million civil penalty and spend up to an estimated $500 million to correct self-reported environmental violations discovered at facilities in seven states, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The company disclosed more than 680 violations of water, air, hazardous waste, emergency planning and preparedness, and pesticide regulations to EPA after auditing 12 facilities...

2008-10-24 15:00:22

INVISTA, one of the world's largest integrated polymers and fibers producers, is now offering its PolyShield(R) resins for PET barrier packaging applications to the U.S. market. This breakthrough monolayer PET barrier technology is already used extensively in Europe for beer, juice, wine, carbonated beverages, and other oxygen-sensitive food and beverage packaging applications. PolyShield(R) resin technology is used to preserve the fresh taste of products and provides more than one year of...

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