Invista Spins off Textronics

Walzer, Emily
July 2005
SGB;Jul2005, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p21
Trade Publication
Deals with a prototype of a kind of under-garment that senses heart rate and respiration developed by Textronics Inc., a developer and provider of electro-textiles or e-textiles, that has secured investor financing and announced its spin-off from Invista. Remarks from Stacey Burr of Textronics about the convergence of electronics and textile science; List of investors in the venture.


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