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Basf, Mizuno improve training footwear

7th Nov 2019

Basf has unveiled Elastopan polyurethane for Mizuno's new training footwear. The shoes are meant to improve balance and athletic performance. The high-performance material solution enables Mizuno's Centre of Balance (COB) technology that transmits information to the soles of the feet through activation bumps moulded into the surface of the midsole.

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Huub’s Moov&Cool improves athlete performance

12th Oct 2019

Huub has collaborated with textile innovator Devan Chemicals to bring even more performance-enhancing technology to its triathlon and cycling racewear. The two companies have been working on a project around 'Moov&Cool' which has resulted in improvements to athlete performance. Hubb is a wetsuit and apparel specialist having exp in field of endurance...

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Eurojersey & Framis Italia make seamless sports garments

9th Oct 2019

Eurojersey, developer of high-performance Sensitive Fabrics, has chosen Framis Italia as its heat taping technology partner. Thanks to the innovative NoSo bonding technology performed by Framis Italia, it is possible to manufacture seamless sports garments using special adhesive tapes with elevated elastic properties to ensure maximum freedom of...

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Burlington to supply fabric to US Marine Corps

17th Sep 2019

Burlington Industries has got a $1.6 million contract to supply the US Marine Corps with micro denier polyester fabrics for use in their physical training (PT) trunks. This lightweight woven 100 per cent micro denier polyester fabric utilises Burlington's Moisture Control System (MCS) technology for advanced breathability and moisture management.

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Braskem's PE bioplastic used in ProdTek's Turf Cushion

13th Sep 2019

Braskem's I'm green Polyethylene (PE) bioplastic has been used in ProdTek's new Turf Cushion line of turf underlay products, enhancing its sustainability. ProdTek's Turf Cushion is installed under artificial turf for applications such as play grounds, play areas, sports fields, roof tops, and indoor play areas where shock attenuation is critical for...

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Sympatex to show Utmospheric inner shoe at Lineapelle

13th Sep 2019

Sympatex is set to display the pilot production slots of Utmospheric, a seamless, no-stitch three-dimensional waterproof inner shoe, for 2020/2021 winter season, at Lineapelle, in hall 22P M11-M19/N12-N20. The international exhibition of leather, accessories, components, fabrics, synthetics, and models will be held from October 2-4, 2019, in Milan.

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Meryl & Adidas styles tennis players at Wimbledon 2019

3rd Sep 2019

Meryl has collaborated with Adidas by Stella McCartney to develop an ecological tennis collection based on sustainable yarns. Athletes like Garbine Muguruza or Kristina Mladenovic have collaborated on this project with the intention of positive change for the world and awareness of sustainability values. Meryl is Nylstar's luxury textile brand.

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Texon introduces Texon Vulcan

23rd Jul 2019

Texon, a leader in the development of eco-friendly, structural materials for the global footwear industry, has introduced Texon Vulcan - a new product with up to 50 per cent recycled fibre content that can provide extra shape and enhanced levels of support in vulcanised shoes. Texon Vulcan is a non-woven polyester felt with strong performance...

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DuPont displays Sorona fibre applications at ORSM

9th Jul 2019

DuPont Biomaterials, that develops high performance, renewable materials, showed its DuPont Sorona fibre stretch applications at the recently held Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019. From presenting to industry peers to an eye-catching acrobatic performance, the Sorona team highlighted how garments today no longer need spandex for athletic movement.

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