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:
DuPont's Sorona brand and Sateri have collaborated in the development of an environmentally sustainable performance fabric
Project Plan B has developed a closed-loop system for the manufacture of environmentally sustainable workwear
Nike has launched its first collection of maternity sportswear products
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
American & Efird (A&E) will acquire the high performance yarns business of Charles Craft
Sportswear brand On has launched a running shoe subscription service which contributes towards a circular economy
PrimaLoft has entered into a partnership with Shanghai Challenge Textile relating to the manufacture of performance fabrics
Panda Biotech will open the largest hemp fibre processing facility in the USA