20th Jan 2023
Japan’s Fujitsu and Teijin have announced the launch of a project running from January to March 2023 to enhance the environmental value of recycled resources in the production of bicycle frames with V Frames, a German manufacturer of carbon fibre reinforced plastic bicycle frames, and E Bike Advanced Technologies, a German manufacturer of bicycles.
19th Dec 2022
Canada-based protective athletic gear manufacturer Kapsul Tech has introduced the Kapsul Atlas, a lightweight and flexible shirt with a protective collar designed to support athletes’ necks without compromising their performance. Kapsul Atlas fills the gap in protective gear between the torso and head with technology built on research into neck...
16th Sep 2022
German sports company, Puma, has launched RE:Collection, a line of products for sportstyle, running, training, and motorsport, which are made with recycled cotton and polyester. Depending on the style, the pieces of RE:Collection contain between 20 per cent and 100 per cent recycled materials, creating a look of perfect imperfection in neutral colours.
20th Aug 2022
CHT USA has introduced a new approach for brands and retailers to incorporate high performance properties into performance apparel and outerwear designs. The new designs also meet the sustainability goals for today’s eco-conscious consumers. CHT provides a full suite of innovation effects that can be engineered to create unique performance textiles.
17th Jul 2022
Germany’s Puma has signed five-time Olympic champion and fastest woman alive, Elaine Thompson-Herah. The 30-year-old Jamaican will further boost the company’s impressive roster of track and field athletes ahead of the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, USA. Puma is a leading sports brand for footwear, apparel, and accessories.
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.
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.
11th Feb 2022
Hypetex, the market leaders in colouring carbon fibre materials based in the UK, has announced that its Hypetex Kromaskin field hockey stick for Adidas has been selected as a finalist for the 2022 JEC Innovation Awards. Hypetex coloured advance materials are produced to meet the highest quality and technical standards required for many applications.
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.