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:
Devan Chemicals has developed a new anti-odour treatment called Odour Breakdown
Argar has developed a collection of environmentally sustainable fabrics for use in the manufacture of workwear
Amann Group has expanded its range of conductive threads for smart textile products
Outlast Technologies has developed a new polyamide filament yarn which incorporates phase-change materials (PCMs)
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
Indorama Ventures (IVL) has developed new branding for its polyester products derived from recycled post-consumer waste plastic bottles
The 2019 edition of Techtextil was held in Frankfurt, Germany, during May 14-17, 2019