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:
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