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:
Polygiene has developed an antiviral treatment which is being used in the manufacture of face masks and consumer products
Two of Sanitizeds treatments have been verified as being effective against viruses when applied to polyester textiles
The winners of the April 2020 Performance Awards have been announced
TBM and Bioworks have collaborated in the development of an environmentally sustainable face mask
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
DuPonts Sorona brand has launched a certification programme to verify the authenticity and performance properties of Sorona fabrics
HeiQ is allowing other companies to produce its HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 treatment by granting them free licences
Huntsman Textile Effects and Phong Phu International (PPJ) have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to promote PPJs growth in Vietnam