Our History

IPT is the technology licensing arm of INVISTA, one of the world’s largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester applications.

Headquartered in the U.S., INVISTA’s global businesses deliver exceptional value for their customers through technology innovations, market insights and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including LYCRA® fibre, STAINMASTER® carpet, ANTRON® carpet fibre and COOLMAX® fabric, among others.

INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries across North America, South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on continuously improving processes and products – as well as discovering breakthrough technologies in various industries. Built on a heritage of innovation, INVISTA owns more than 1,000 unique pending or granted U.S. patents, with corresponding patents in nearly all of the countries where INVISTA has a business presence. With continual investments in research and development, INVISTA provides innovative technology and industry-leading products to global markets and consumers.

INVISTA is an independently-managed, wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. In 2004, subsidiaries of Koch Industries, Inc. acquired INVISTA from DuPont and combined it with KoSa, a Koch affiliate since 1998. Koch Industries is one of the largest private companies in the world and owns a diverse group of companies. With about $115 billion in revenue, Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 100,000 people.

For additional information on INVISTA, visit www.INVISTA.com.