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Performance Apparel Update
Issue 255: July 2019

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Product Overview   

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:
  • Teijin Frontier has developed a polyester performance fabric which has a cotton-like texture and handle
  • Toray Industries has developed a waterproof nylon fabric which has excellent resistance to abrasion
  • Eastman Chemical Company will make its Avra filament fibres from polyester derived from post-consumer recycled materials
  • PrimaLoft has developed a new range of insulating materials called PrimaLoft NEXT

 
BUSINESS UPDATE from:
  • Aquafil has acquired the USA-based fibre manufacturer OMara Incorporated (OMara)
  • Technical outdoor apparel and accessories provider Arcteryx has launched a service called Rock Solid Used Gear through which it is reselling selected second hand Arcteryx products
  • Nike
  • Asics
  • Canadian Tire Corporation (CTC) and Myant have entered into a partnership to commercialise smart clothing products
  • Carhartt has been granted a patent for its Full Swing technology for outerwear