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:
corporate social responsibility (CSR)
environmentally sustainable sports apparel and footwear
membranes for performance apparel
odour resistant apparel
performance fibres and fabrics
snow sports apparel
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.
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
Ternua and Archroma have collaborated in the development of an environmentally sustainable outdoor apparel collection
Polartec has developed a version of its Polartec Power Fill insulation which is made entirely from recycled post-consumer waste
Oakley and Bioracer have collaborated in the development of a cycling jersey which incorporates a graphene-based treatment
Cordura and Carhartt have collaborated in the development of a new workwear collection
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
Unifi has developed new branding for its range of performance fibres
Lenzing will invest Euro100 mn in improving the environmental sustainability of its production operations
HeiQ has entered into a partnership with Concept III in order to strengthen its sales in North America