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ASICS and Seevix to develop sporting goods using SVX

22nd May 2020

ASICS Ventures Corporation has invested in Seevix Material Sciences, which produces patented man-made spidersilk, SVX, possessing natural spidersilk’s extraordinary strength and elasticity. Seevix and the ASICS Institute of Sport Science will jointly develop sporting goods utilising SVX spidersilk. Which is durable, yet sustainable and biodegradable.

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Scott & Asahi Kasei launch sustainable biking uniform

8th May 2020

Scott sports racing team, along with Sitip, Rosti, and Roica by Asahi Kasei has launched the first sustainable biking uniform. Rosti worked on style and packaging, Sitip on technical fabrics ‘Be-Hot - Heat Generating fabrics’, while Roica provided its premium stretch ingredient. The uniforms are not just highly performing but also, highly sustainable.

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Naval Group, Airspeed to jointly submit mast proposal

3rd Jan 2020

Naval Group and composites manufacturer Airspeed are to jointly submit a proposal to produce masts for the Royal Australian Navy's future Attack-class submarines. The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in response to a design competition announced by Lockheed Martin Australia. Naval Group has developed a new carbon composite...

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Ternua to display new trekking line products at ISPO

23rd Dec 2019

Ternua, a leading outdoor technical clothing brand, will display its new trekking line in the Fall-Winter 2020 collection at ISPO Munich, in stand A3.506. The world's largest multi-segment sports exhibition of segments of outdoor, ski, action, performance sports, textrends, health & fitness and sourcing, will be held from January 26-29, 2019, at...

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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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HanesBrands launches Active Comfort Tank compression shirt

9th Oct 2019

A leading activewear firm based in the US, HanesBrands, has launched the Active Comfort Tank as part its Tec ComfortGear collection. The high-performance sleeveless shirt incorporates lightweight, breathable yarns and an innovative knitting technique that combine to provide bi-directional comfort compression and all-over stretch to fight fatigue.

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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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