Invista, Wichita, Kan., has acquired the Netherlands-based Advansa BV’s assets related to specialty
polyester products for apparel end-uses. The acquisition includes Advansa’s ThermoCool™ brand plus
related Duoregulation™ technologies and key staff, as well as the reversion to Invista of Advansa’s
license to produce Coolmax® and Thermolite® branded products for the European, Middle Eastern and
African markets. Going forward, Invista will market and promote these brands and technologies
Advansa retains its branded home textiles fiberfill business, specialty fibers businesses for
nonwovens and paper markets, and its manufacturing facility in Germany.