Invista has launched Antron Lumena solution dyed nylon with TruBlend fiber technology, which the company calls “the first carpet fiber to combine recycled and renewable content in a single fiber offering.” The product combines up to 25 percent pre-consumer and post-consumer recycled content with up to 5 percent bio-based content derived from castor beans, a high-yield and renewable resource.
Lumena solution dyed nylon with TruBlend fiber technology delivers a balance of
recycled and renewable ingredients for today while anticipating innovative
blends for tomorrow,” said Diane O’Sullivan, global marketing director of
Invista’s commercial flooring segment. “The TruBlend fiber technology product
line allows us to introduce new blends over time as technology changes and new
innovations and resources are available. This is another step towards
introducing products that strive to change the conversation from one focused
just on single-product ingredients to one that includes a balance of resources
and understanding the cycle of our products.”
will showcase new products that feature TruBlend fiber technology at NeoCon.
Due to its unique composition, Antron Lumena solution dyed nylon with TruBlend
fiber technology is the only commercial solution dyed nylon carpet fiber that
can contribute to both the Rapidly Renewable and the Recycle Content Credits
for LEED projects, according to Invista.
fiber technology is currently available in seven colors of Antron Lumena
solution dyed nylon including Granite, Fawn, Mushroom, Antique Olive,
Gingerbread, Glacier and Graphite.
Lumena solution dyed nylon with TruBlend fiber technology joins Invista’s other
carpet fibers with sustainable attributes, including more than 50 colors of
Antron Lumena solution dyed nylon with 25 percent pre-consumer recycled
content, Antron Legacy and Lumena nylons with 90 percent pre-consumer recycled
content and Bio_Antron carpet fiber, which contains up to 10 percent bio-based
Invista's TruBlend tech features recycled, renewable content
June 2, 2010