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Germany’s Saertex enters into partnership with Terre de Lin

20th Apr 2022

Saertex and Terre de Lin have launched a collaboration for non-crimp fabrics with flax fibres for the marine and sports and leisure segments. The partnership of the two companies aims to combine Saertex´s expertise in reinforcement materials with the large capacity of one of the world´s biggest suppliers of sustainable flax fibres, Terre de Lin.

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France’s Sicomin & Decathlon supply GreenPoxy 33 resin for wakeboards

21st Mar 2022

France’s Sicomin has announced its new collaboration with sports equipment giant Decathlon. Sicomin will supply its GreenPoxy 33 resin to produce Decathlon’s new JIB and Block wakeboards that will be manufactured at Meditec, the specialist composite board manufacturer based in Tunisia. Sicomin is a formulator and manufacturer of advanced epoxy systems.

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Germany’s Willy Bogner celebrates 90 years of manufacturing

1st Feb 2022

Germany’s Willy Bogner is celebrating its 90th anniversary and is planning numerous jubilee activities in honour of the occasion. Founded in 1932 as a small ski store by Willy Bogner senior, the company became a leader in the fashion and sports industry under the leadership of the next generation, Willy Bogner junior. Bogner is a lifestyle company.

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Taiwan's textile industry supports brands sponsoring 2022 Winter Games

31st Jan 2022

Taiwan's textile industry is backing internationally-renowned brands sponsoring events at the Winter Games Beijing, to be held during February 4-20 this year. The clothes of many national teams are made from sustainable, functional fabrics from Taiwan, whose functional fabrics account for 70 per cent of the global market, says the Taiwan Textile...

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Fergo apparel debuts at US’ 2022 Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show

21st Jan 2022

Following their successful line of officially licensed collegiate exercise mats, Fergo Apparel is debuting their featured items from their catalogue of new athletic apparel designs and equipment at the ongoing 2022 Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas, at their 10’ x 20’ booth #1091. The sports show is being held from January 19-21, 2022.

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ABG signs partnership with SPARC to handle Reebok operations in US

3rd Dec 2021

Authentic Brands Group (ABG), a brand development and entertainment company, has signed a partnership with SPARC, to become the core licensee and operating partner for Reebok in the US. The addition of Reebok will increase SPARC’s store count to 1,600 doors, grow its e-commerce platform to more than $1 billion, and bring its retail sales to $5.5...

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Gloucestershire University to test graphene-enhanced sportswear

7th Sep 2021

University of Gloucestershire and Versarien, an advanced materials group, have joined hands to test the first graphene-enhanced sportswear. The university will carry out the first wearer trial for the clothing. Versarien plans to commercialise graphene in textiles through products that harness graphene’s unique thermal and moisture management...

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Netherlands' Teijin Aramid & OMP Racing make protective racing suit

12th Aug 2021

Teijin Aramid, Netherlands-based leading producer of aramids and a subsidiary of Japan-based Teijin Group, has collaborated with OMP Racing, a market-leading producer of premium motorsport safety equipment, to engineer a new protective motor racing suit that will be worn for the first time at the Berlin Formula E ‘E-Prix’ on August 14.

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French firm Arkema & NTU Singapore develop safe bicycle helmet

3rd Aug 2021

A team of researchers from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has collaborated with French specialty materials leader Arkema to develop a safer bicycle helmet using a combination of materials. Its outer shell is made from a new thermoplastic resin developed by Arkema named Elium.

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