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Performance Apparel Markets
Issue 77:
July 2023

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Fast track: impact of forthcoming regulation of PFASs, or "forever chemicals", on performance apparel brands (16 pages)
Performance apparel markets: product developments and innovations, July 2023 (23 pages)
Odour control technologies: managing bacteria in textiles and clothing (38 pages)
Profile of Microban International: a global leader in antimicrobial and odour control technologies (18 pages)
Performance apparel markets: business update, July 2023 (11 pages)

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Profile of Microban International: a global leader in antimicrobial and odour control technologies

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Microban International, headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina, USA, is an established leader in global markets for antimicrobial technologies and odour control. It offers a portfolio of products comprising additives, coatings, finishes and treatments which provide protection against a broad spectrum of bacteria, fungi, mildews, moulds and yeasts. The company supplies its products to a wide range of sectors, including automotive, consumer electronics, construction, education, food services, health care, home appliances, packaging, and textiles and clothing. In fact, it caters to more than 300 companies in 30 countries across Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Canada, Mexico and the USA. However, Microban International faces fierce competition from local rivals in North America and innovative companies in Europe who are seeking to maintain leading positions in their respective markets. Looking ahead, Microban International's future looks bright--especially as global markets for antimicrobial textiles and odour control textiles are forecast to grow. However, in order to capitalise on future market growth, Microban International must respond to concerns about the impact which its products have on the environment and on human health. For example, concerns have been raised about the toxicity of metals in odour control treatments, the use of potentially harmful nanoparticles in antimicrobial technologies, and the slow rate at which products treated with antimicrobial agents biodegrade.

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  • Environmental sustainability
    • Concerns and challenges



  • Antimicrobial technologies
    • AEGIS Microbe Shield
    • DuraTech by Microban
  • Odour control technologies
    • Refresh
    • Scentry Revive


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    Product Overview   

    Four times a year, Performance Apparel Markets provides intelligence, expert analysis and insight on the performance apparel industry.

    Performance apparel represents one of the fastest growing markets in the global textile and clothing industry--and market growth is being fuelled by an emergence of new fibres, fabrics and innovative materials. The market's growth prospects are also being spurred by increasing demand for performance properties in mainstream fashion.
    What's in Performance Apparel Markets?

    Each issue provides an authoritative source of information on key industry topics, including: antimicrobial textiles; biomaterials; biomimicry; chemical protective clothing; circularity; compression and shapewear; cosmetotextiles; environmental sustainability; finishes; flame resistant clothing; footwear; graphene; insect repellent apparel; insulation materials; medical protective clothing; military clothing and equipment; moisture management; mono materials; outdoor apparel; personal protective equipment (PPE); smart textiles; sportswear; thermoregulation; waterproof breathable textiles; wearable technology; and workwear.

    A single issue of Performance Apparel Markets includes:

      an editorial think-piece on a topical issue from an industry expert

      a round-up of the latest product innovations

      a main feature on a new or established market

      insight and analysis of a key market leader or fast-growing start-up

      a round-up of the latest business developments

    An annual subscription to Performance Apparel Markets is a cost-effective way to keep informed about trends and developments in the global performance apparel industry.

    Subscriptions are available in printed and/or digital formats. Printed and digital subscribers receive each issue in printed format in addition to a digital PDF file, which is available immediately on publication.

    Subscribers also receive a complementary digital subscription to Performance Apparel Update, delivered directly by email once a month. This free supplement contains essential information on business news and the latest product developments.

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

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