13th Dec 2018
W L Gore is all set to introduce its new Gore-Tex 3-Layer laminate at ISPO 2019 in Munich to be held during February 3-6. This indicates the next step in Gore’s journey to develop fit-for-use performance fabric offerings that improve the environmental footprint of outdoor apparel, while meeting expectations regarding durable comfort and protection.
3rd Dec 2018
Kitsbow has planned to expand its line of premium bike apparel in partnership with Polartec by releasing new Power Wool Performance Knicker, Tight, Arm Warmer and Knee Warmer, all of which will be made locally in the US. The products will be made of a new compression version of Polartec Power Wool fabric technology, a superior bi-component knit.
28th Nov 2018
EuroFibers, the leading Dutch supplier of high-performance fibres, has introduced its new sister company EuroFabrics - a one-stop shop for high-performance fabrics like BodyShield with special features like cut, slash, abrasion or fire resistance. EuroFabrics will be a key distributor of American SuperFabric in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
27th Nov 2018
Sympatex Technologies, the current pioneer in the field of sustainable functional textiles, will present a new line of spundyed laminates at the Performance Days trade fair in Munich from November 28- 29. The non-PTFE and non-PFC based 100 per cent recyclable Sympatex membranes make the monofraction laminates ideal for closed textile loops.
23rd Nov 2018
“Barefoot” footwear company Kinis has launched the Nomad 804 – a new line of high performance sock-like footwear that boasts unparalleled durability, cut resistance and toughness while maximising foot strength for wearers. The Nomad 804 along with Honeywell Spectra fibre helps athletes build stronger feet during training sessions reducing injury risk.
22nd Nov 2018
Doing away with the need for bulky clothing by skiers, Odlo, Clim8 and Twinery have developed an intelligent heating performance midlayer which uses intelligent active heating technology to provide warmth in a safe, durable, stretchable, breathable and washable garment. The product, I-Thermic, has been honoured with a prestigious 2019 CES Innovation...
22nd Nov 2018
Thai Acrylic Fibre Company Ltd (TAF) is going to promote Durashine fibres at the Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat & Yacht show 2018 to be held at Pattaya Marina from November 29 to December 2. Durashine is produced with highly advanced solution dyeing technology which makes it permanent weather resistant and ensures unmatched durability of more than 5 years.
21st Nov 2018
KJUS, the industry-leading premium Swiss sports apparel brand, has unveiled the word’s first garment to feature an electronic, user-controlled membrane. The ground-breaking wearable technology, HYDRO_BOT by Osmotex, integrated by KJUS into a ski jacket, actively pumps out sweat from inside the jacket to keep skiers dry, warm, and performing at their...
19th Nov 2018
Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex are collaborating to make synthetic grass for sports fields recyclable. Versalis supplies raw material (polyethylene), RadiciGroup makes fibres for sport applications, and Safitex is a manufacturer of synthetic grass turf. The project involves an all-Italian supply chain and is aimed at reinforcing the circularity.