Kip Kimball Named as Vice President of Global Commercial Solutions and Home Textiles at INVISTA

KENNESAW, Ga. (April 23, 2018) -- INVISTA is pleased to announce that Kip Kimball has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Global Commercial Solutions and Home Textiles. In this expanded capacity, Kimball will lead the Antron® and Dacron® branded businesses, while developing new business opportunities, with a focus on transformative value creation to meet the needs of our customers and ever-changing markets.

“His skills and experience complement and enhance INVISTA's ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to provide quality, differentiated solutions to the marketplace.”

Maggie Bidlingmaier

Vice President, Surfaces at INVISTA

Kimball has been a strategic leader at INVISTA for the past eight years. Most recently, Kip has been leading our Dacron® and Automotive businesses, as well as Antron® Sales leadership. During his first five years at INVISTA he held various positions within INVISTA Engineering Polymers. Prior to joining INVISTA, Kimball spent five years working at Ford Motor Company where he spent time in Marketing & Sales finance, cross-vehicle innovation and program platforms.

Kimball holds two degrees from Brigham Young University including an undergraduate degree in International Studies and a Master of Business Administration.

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About the Antron® Brand
When durability meets design-ability, the possibilities are endless. Architects, interior designersand facility managers specify Antron® carpet fiber because of the superior type 6,6 nylon. It allows carpet to stand up to wear and tear –looking newer, longer. The fiber’s structure helps resist staining and the innovative shape releases soil more easily. It is the foundation ingredient in over 800 original carpet styles from 17 trusted commercial carpet mills. Antron® carpet fiber allowsfor creative flexibility without sacrificing performance.All Antron® carpet fibers are third-party certified by SCS Global Services as Environmentally Preferable Products.

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About the Dacron® Brand
We are the science behind a great night’s sleep. As one of the most respected polyester fiber brands in the world, the DACRON® brand and our team of scientists create quality fiberfill ranging from soft and down-like to pressure-relieving support in pillows, comforters, mattress pads and other sleep products. We care about delivering a rejuvenating sleep experience. That's why our fiberfill goes through rigorous performance tests before we present it to the world. For a great night’s sleep, you can trust bedding products that are powered by the DACRON® brand inside.

The DACRON® brand is owned by INVISTA. INVISTA, a polymer and fiber production company, owns more than 700 unique pending or granted patents in the U.S. alone. Through research and development, INVISTA continues to provide cutting-edge technology and products for consumers worldwide.

From the fibers in your carpet to the plastic in your automobiles, INVISTA’s commitment to continuous improvement has led its employees to develop some of the most durable, versatile polymers and fibers in the world. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA brings to market the proprietary ingredients for nylon 6,6 and recognized brands including STAINMASTER®, CORDURA® and ANTRON®. INVISTA also offers specialty chemical intermediates and process technologies. See the bigger picture at

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Denise Silbert
Antron® Brand
Phone: 770.792.4124

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