158 invitees were on the Tencel launch party guest list at Mobile's Stouffer Riverside Plaza Hotel in December 92. Of these, 27 were Courtaulds employees and the rest were mainly from the apparel industry, mainly US but with 12 Japanese and 7 Europeans. There were 7 from the US nonwoven industry. Here's the introductory statement from Bob Feil. Names of the Courtaulds people on the list will be posted later.