We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy to accept cookies from our website. You can change your browser's cookie settings at any time. To find out more about how we use cookies and how to manage your browser settings read our cookies policy.
Performance Apparel Update
Issue 241: May 2018

Product Overview
Subscribe
Download price list (PDF)

Price list download

Please choose your preferred currency:
Request sample issue

Product Overview   

Performance Apparel Update is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest developments and business news in the performance apparel sector.
What's in it?
"Performance Apparel Update" includes information on developments in the performance apparel sector (sportswear and functional workwear), such as developments in:
  • compression garments
  • corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • environmentally sustainable sports apparel and footwear
  • finishing treatments
  • insulation materials
  • membranes for performance apparel
  • mountaineering apparel
  • odour resistant apparel
  • performance fibres and fabrics
  • performance footwear
  • protective apparel
  • snow sports apparel
  • wearable technology
  • workwear

It also contains news of such companies and brands as Adidas, Asics, Columbia Sportswear, Cone Denim, Cordura, Dickies, Directa Plus, DragonWear, DSM Dyneema, Eurojersey, eVent fabrics, Freudenberg Performance Materials, HanesBrands, HeiQ, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Nike, Patagonia, Perry Ellis International, Polartec, Polygiene, PrimaLoft, Puma, Reebok, Skins, Teijin, TenCate Protective Fabrics, Under Armour, Unifi, Vaude, VF Corporation, and W L Gore.

Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, "Performance Apparel Update" is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.

Table of Contents
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
  • HeiQ has developed a new temperature control treatment called HeiQ Adaptive AC-06
  • Microban International has developed a new odour control treatment called Scentry Revive
  • Bolt Threads has developed a synthetic leather material called Mylo
  • Nike has developed a three-dimensionally (3D) printed textile upper for use in the manufacture of performance footwear
  • Teijin Limited and Makita have collaborated in the development of a new workwear jacket which facilitates cooling

 
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
  • Columbia Sportswear has announced its intention to acquire Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Company
  • Unifi Manufacturing has entered into an agreement to acquire the dyed yarn business and assets of National Spinning
  • Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has successfully registered a new subsidiary in Vietnam
  • Columbia Sportswear
  • Puma
  • Unifi