23rd Mar 2021
The Hungarian brand, 878, has entered the global market for premium sailing apparel with its products that are designed and manufactured in Hungary. These original clothing items address the unresolved issues of professional sailing and combine technological and material innovation to increase the performance of leisure sailors and professional...
10th Mar 2021
Teijin has introduced two new carbon fibre intermediate materials - Tenax PW (power series) and Tenax BM (beam series) - for sports applications. Tenax PW is an advanced aircraft-quality material that helps to maximise power and speed. Tenax BM is highly advanced material suitable for use in satellites. It is ideal for applications requiring...
8th Feb 2021
Freudenberg Performance Materials Apparel has launched a new product portfolio for the sports and outdoor market. In addition to the well-known products, the company now offers highly elastic and breathable inserts and tapes for all types of sportswear in the Freudenberg Active Range. Most of the products are made of at least 70 per cent recycled...
4th Feb 2021
SmartTurf, a long-time partner of Microban International, has unveiled athletic turf which uses Microban’s antimicrobial technology. The turf is meant for health and sports clubs, along with athletic arenas. The first athletic artificial turf product with built-in antimicrobial protection addresses heightened concerns around cleanliness and safety.
18th Jan 2021
Hoka One One, a division of Deckers Brands, has designed and introduced Carbon X 2, a lightweight and propulsive shoe for athletes, which is meant to help them break their own records. To mark the new footwear innovation, Hoka is organising Project Carbon X 2 - 100K world record attempts in the US and Japan by several of its athletes - on January 23.
13th Jan 2021
Selden has recently launched new carbon fibre furling masts for cruising, to provide convenient sail-handling for the meticulous and performance-oriented sailor of a larger yacht. The company, headquartered in Sweden, is a manufacturer of masts, in particular furling masts, which is more a standard than an option with a production cruising boat.
8th Dec 2020
TVAAG has launched the world’s first collection of 100 per cent ethically sourced and sustainable plant-based activewear naturally dyed with 24 ayurvedic herbs. Founded in P.E.I in 2020, plant-based activewear start-up TVAAG uses a combination of Indian traditional textile manufacturing principles and modern fabric technology in sustainable fashion.
11th Sep 2020
Altexa and GHS Holdings have announced the launch of the HDry brand in North America. HDry is the most advanced technology for waterproofing outdoor products through direct (3D) lamination of a waterproof/breathable membrane. Altexa is the market leader in cutting-edge technologies for the production of waterproof and breathable shoes, gloves, and...
27th Aug 2020
Royal DSM, a global science-based company, has announced that Dyneema is driving the performance of Team Sunweb’s protective cycling jerseys in 2020 Tour de France. Along with, Team Sunweb and Craft Sportswear, DSM helped to deliver a jersey that, when combined with protective baselayer, offers cyclists effective abrasion protection at speeds up to...