INVISTA opens first textile research center in China (08/22/2012)

Updated: 2012/8/22 11:49:00

INVISTA, one of the world largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, announced on July 26 the opening of its first textile application research center in Shanghai.

It is the U.S.-based company´s fourth worldwide textile application research institution. The other three are located in the United States, Italy and Taiwan.

Construction on the 3,000-square-meter research center in Qingpu District of Shanghai, with a total investment of US$ 7.3 million, began in May 2011 and was completed this July.

Building the research center is a milestone in INVISTA´s strategic focus in China and will help accelerate the development and application of new fabrics, reduce time-to-market and enhance customer´s competitive edge, said Dan Kotkin, executive vice president of Eastern Region of INVISTA Apparel.

Source: Xinhua

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS