Lauffenmühle Partners With INVISTA, Nano-Tex

Stretch denim producer Lauffenmühle
GmbH, Germany, recently partnered with INVISTA, Wilmington, Del., to offer fabrics with Teflon® as
part of its Autumn/Winter 2006 collection. The corduroy and flat fabrics offer stain, water and oil
repellency; and a soft hand, making them suitable for outerwear apparel.

In addition, the company has partnered with Emeryville, Calif.-based Nano-Tex to offer
stain-, water- and oil-repellent corduroy fabrics that also feature a unique stain-release system
using Nano-Tex’s nanotechnology.

November/December 2005