Some industries in which Invista is involved include the nylon, spandex, polyester and specialty materials industries. Lycra, Stainmaster, Thermolite, CoolMax and Dytek are a few of the brands owned directly by Invista.
Invista produces ingredients found in apparel, carpeting, bedding, upholstery and other equipment. It is also a leader in polymer technology for nylon products. Invista's specialty chemicals produce high-quality nylon resins for automotive technology and electronics in both industrial and consumer applications. In the oil and gas industry, Raptor's nylon pipes use these resins to resist abrasion. Invista also licenses its technology for industries to use in their manufacturing.