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:
Solvay has developed a partially bio-based polyamide yarn called Bio Amni
Hologenix has developed a new type of its Celliant technology called pure white Celliant
adidas has developed a collection of performance garments called TechFit Period Proof which are designed to be worn during menstruation
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
Puma has partnered with Canopy as part of its commitment to protect forests and source its paper, cardboard and viscose sustainably
The ZDHC Foundation has joined The Microfibre Consortium (TMC) as a research member
Delta Galil Industries has entered into a licencing agreement with adidas relating to mens and womens underwear collections
Patagonia has signed a multi-year sales agreement with Infinited Fiber Company relating to the supply of Infinna fibre