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Performance Apparel Markets
Issue 75:
December 2022

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Fast track: "Greenhushing"--why are some apparel brands under-reporting or hiding their sustainability credentials? (14 pages)
Performance apparel markets: product developments and innovations, December 2022 (24 pages)
Military clothing and equipment: escalating global tensions spur investment (51 pages)
Profile of Carinthia: a leader in insulation materials for extreme cold weather conditions (17 pages)
Performance apparel markets: business update, December 2022 (16 pages)

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Performance apparel markets: business update, December 2022

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This report provides information, analysis and valuable insight into developments relating to the performance apparel industry in the following categories: acquisitions, divestments and mergers; business news; investments; and joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution. Brands, companies and other organisations featured in this report include: Archroma; Avient Corporation; Carbios; Coats Group (Coats); DSM Protective Materials; DuPont; Euratex (the European Apparel and Textile Confederation); Henri-Llyod; Huafon Group; Huntsman Textile Effects; The Lycra Company; NTX; Odlo; Qore; Rhenoflex; and Texon.

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  • Avient Corporation has completed its acquisition of DSM Protective Materials
  • DuPont has divested its DuPont Biomaterials division to chemicals and fibres company Huafon Group
  • Outdoor and performance clothing provider Odlo has acquired sailing clothing provider Henri-Lloyd
  • Performance fibre specialist and brand owner The Lycra Company has new equity ownership
  • Speciality chemicals company Archroma will acquire Huntsman Textile Effects
  • Thread manufacturer Coats Group (Coats) has acquired footwear and accessories reinforcement manufacturer Rhenoflex and materials specialist Texon

  • Euratex (the European Apparel and Textile Confederation) has called for a cap on gas prices as the European textile and clothing industry buckles under mounting pressures caused by the energy crisis

  • Textile processing company NTX has secured US$200 mn worth of investment

  • Carbios has signed a partnership agreement with four leading sportswear and outdoor wear manufacturers
  • The Lycra Company has entered into a partnership agreement with Qore to produce Lycra fibre made using bio-based materials

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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.
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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

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    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.

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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.

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