Invista, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, is the world's largest integrated fiber, resin and intermediates company. DuPont originally formed the company as a subsidiary in 2003 from its textile fibers division and named it DuPont Textiles and Interiors while a permanent identity was established. The company was given the trademarked name Invista and was then sold to privately-owned Koch Industries in April 2004.
Invista's products include brands such as Lycra fiber, Stainmaster carpeting, Cordura durable fabrics, Tactel nylon fiber, and Antron commercial carpet fiber as well as a variety of polyester resins and specialty intermediates.
In 2009, Koch subsidiary Invista agreed to pay a $1.7 million civil penalty and spend up to $500 million to correct self-reported environmental violations at its facilities in seven states.