NYLSTAR is a joint venture between Rhodia and Synia that produces polyamide textiles yarns. It supplies a variety of textile products and specializes in hosiery items. The company also offers expertise in circular knitting and weaving. NYLSTAR s products are used in several sports apparels, including skiwear, windcheaters and swim shorts. It uses a hollow filament called Meryl Nexten that allows creating soft and light-weight clothes. In addition, the company utilizes the warp-knitting technology procedures that help in manufacturing various lingerie products. NYLSTAR s yarns are used in skiing and gymnastics accessories, as well shoes. It additionally supplies products for designing women s outerwear, furnishings, travel bags and linings. The company is located in Ridgeway, Va.