New York City-based Olah Inc. — a provider of consulting, sales, education and marketing services
for the textile and apparel industry, and organizer of the Kingpins trade show — has announced
that Wichita, Kan.-based fibers and polymers manufacturer Invista will sponsor the upcoming
Kingpins shows, beginning with the current edition taking place July 13-14 in New York City.
Subsequent shows will be held in Los Angeles, August 3-4; and Hong Kong, November 17-18.
“With the Lycra® fiber brand representing one of the world’s most widely recognized and
preeminent families of stretch fibers, we are thrilled to have Invista as the sponsor of these
shows,” said Olah CEO and Kingpins Founder Andrew Olah.
“The Kingpins Show offers a unique opportunity to meet with brands and retailers in a
relaxed, intimate setting, as well as demonstrate support for our mill customers who are at the
show,” said Jean Hegedus, global marketing director, ready-to-wear bottoms, Invista. “Invista will
be showcasing new developments with its four-way stretch Xfit Lycra fabric technology as well as
innovations with Lycra T400® fiber, Lycra elastane, and durable Cordura® Denim fabrics.”
At Kingpins in New York City, Invista is presenting its latest denim innovations in four
fabric themes: Super Stretch, Super Recovery, Super Comfort and Super Durability. The company also
has announced a trademark and patent protection program for its Lycra T400 fiber.
July 13, 2010