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Performance Apparel Update
Issue 279: July 2021

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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:
  • compression garments
  • corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • environmentally sustainable sports apparel and footwear
  • finishing treatments
  • insulation materials
  • membranes for performance apparel
  • mountaineering apparel
  • odour resistant apparel
  • performance fibres and fabrics
  • performance footwear
  • protective apparel
  • snow sports apparel
  • wearable technology
  • workwear

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.

Table of Contents
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
  • Nike
  • 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