In response to the tragic wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, INVISTA will make a cash donation to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to help support the families of the 19 firefighters who died while trying to contain the fire on June 30.
“Our hearts and prayers go out to the families affected by this tragedy,” said Bob Butler, vice president, INVISTA Performance Materials. “The fire department’s elite Granite Mountain Hotshots team gave the ultimate sacrifice, and they will not be forgotten.”
In addition, to help the Prescott Fire Department rebuild, INVISTA will provide the department with 20 sets of the company’s TECGEN XTREME® protective gear for wildland and technical rescue operations.
With leading brands including LYCRA®, COOLMAX®, CORDURA®, STAINMASTER® and ANTRON®, INVISTA is one of the world’s largest integrated producers of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers.
The company’s advantaged technologies for nylon, spandex and polyester are used to produce clothing, carpet, car parts and countless other everyday products. Headquartered in the United States, INVISTA operates in more than 20 countries and has about 10,000 employees.
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