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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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Porcher Sport to show sports equipment at Outdoor ISPO

27th Jun 2019

Porcher Sport, the sports and leisure division of Porcher Industries and a leader in high performance fabrics for aerial and nautical sports, will unveil innovations for the outdoor equipment and apparel sectors at Outdoor by ISPO 2019, in hall B6, booth 409. The trade fair for the global outdoor industry will be held from June 30- July 3, 2019, in...

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Indian firm to help Adidas reduce plastics in products

15th Jun 2019

Polygenta Technology Ltd in Maharashtra will help Adidas eliminate the use of virgin plastics in its products by 2024 by producing polyester filament yarn from discarded polyethylene terephthalate bottles at its Nashik factory. The firm, with a capacity to process 30 tonnes of bottles daily, plans to scale up to 100 tonnes a day in two years to meet...

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Porcher to unveil extra-light fabric at Red Bull X-Alps

15th Jun 2019

Porcher Sport is to unveil a new, extra-light paragliding fabric at the Red Bull X-Alps, the world’s toughest adventure race held across the Alps from Salzburg to Monaco, this weekend. Weighing just 21 grams per square metre (gsm), the new fabric weight is significantly lower than Porcher’s Skytex 27gsm material already used in many lightweight...

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Porcher & Jean-Baptiste to unveil paragliding fabric

13th Jun 2019

Jean-Baptiste Chandelier will help to introduce the prototype of a new Porcher Sport fabric, Skytex 21, at the ninth edition of the Red Bull X-Alps 2019 adventure race that starts from June 16, 2019. Weighing just 21 grams, the new fabric will ensure that Jean Baptiste and other extreme paragliders can soon enjoy an even greater sense of weightlessness.

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Cobra collaborates with Flite to make efoil surfboards

12th Jun 2019

Cobra International is collaborating with Flite, the Australian-based electric foiling surfboard manufacturer, on Fliteboard and Fliteboard PRO – two electric foiling composite surfboards that reach speeds upto 45 kmh. Cobra along with Flite are involved from design and engineering through to the prototyping of the boards plus supply of foils and...

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Porcher Sport to sponsor Red Bull X-Alps 2019 race

30th May 2019

Porcher Sport, the sports and leisure division of Porcher Industries and a leader in high performance fabrics for airborne and nautical sports, has announced that the group will be a race sponsor of the Red Bull X-Alps 2019. Porcher Sport will power the race starting June 16, 2019, with all entering athletes using Porcher-enhanced paragliding fabrics.

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Xenith introduces Element line of shoulder pads

20th May 2019

Xenith, a producer of shoulder pads, apparel and accessories for athletes, has released the Element shoulder pad line after years of exploration, research and testing. Made for every position on the football field, the line is designed to be a low-profile, lightweight solution for all players. IMG Academy players will be first team outfitted in Element ...

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