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WidePlus International Co. Ltd.

WidePlus International Co. Ltd.
Based in Taipei, Taiwan, WidePlus International is a vertical fabric manufacturer that focuses on the production of performance fabric. With a total capacity of 4 million yards per month, the company's mission is to provide a global fabric sourcing platform for its global customers, and build a trusted relationship with its brand partners. WidePlus' production is centered on warping, weaving, dyeing/finishing, in-house laboratory. The company also provides knitting, laminating, and printing services.

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WidePlus Functional Fabric Product Categories

Functional Fabric Products for Specific Applications

High Sun Reflecion 
  • miniR® - focuses on UV protection/NIR (Near Infrared Rays) reflection. Keeps the wearer comfortable in heated conditions.
    • 65% to 75% NIR reflection of invisible sunlight
    • Lowers body temperature by 2° C
    • UPF 50+
    • Permanent performance
    • Cooler blacks, higher UPF ratings on light colors

  • Workwear - focuses on protective clothing for outdoor workwear, casual workwear, and medical uniforms
    • Durability/abrasion resistance
    • Pilling resistance
    • High visibility
    • Water/wind resistance
    • Stain resistance
    • UPF with NIR reflection
    • High Sun Reflecion
    • Anti-static
    • Quick dry
    • Moisture management
    • Odor control / anti-bacterial
    • Breathable
    • Comfortable/stretchable
    • Hyper Thermal
    • Flame retardant
    • Easy care

  • Outdoor – focuses on protection and comfort
    • Waterproof/Breathable
      • Waterproof, windproof, and breathable
      • Stops wetness, but releases vapor
      • Hydrophilic coating or lamination
      • Microporous coating or lamination
      • PTFE
    • Softshell fabrics
      • 3-layer fabric (18 denier with fleece or tricot)
      • Stretchable
      • Waterproof, windproof, and breathable
      • Stays warm and dry inside
      • Suited for all-weather conditions (especially good for changeable conditions)
    • Lightweight fabrics - Easy packability
      • Spandex or mechanical stretch
      • Go Light for Easy Life
      • Polyester 20D or 25D; Nylon 15D or 20D or 30D

  • Casual Wear – focuses on comfort and free movement for daily wear
    • Soft and comfortable
    • Lightweight
    • Stretchable (mechanical stretch or T-400 stretch)
    • Moisture management
    • Odor-free
    • Thermal
    • Quick Dry
    • Water-repellent/waterproof
    • Breathable
    • Washable / Easy-care

  • Stretch/Free Movement – focuses on uses for yoga, cycling, swimming, and running
    • 2-way or 4-way stretch
    • Spandex or mechanical stretch
    • Superior flexibility
    • Wicking ability
    • Easy-care

  • ECO – focuses on sustainability
    • Natural blends with cotton, Tencel®, wool
    • PFC-free DWR (durable water-repellent)
    • Recycled polyester
    • Recycled nylon
    • Recycled TPE Membranes

  • Sportswear/Athleisure – focuses on fabrics with special features/textures
    • Reflective
    • Prints
    • Jacquards
    • Mélange
    • Slub fabrics
    • Easy care

  • hyper thermal image
    Hyper Thermal – Improves the fabric heat absorption properties to store heat and raise the body temperature 4° to 6° C. For cold weather wear to absorb far-infrared rays and transfer the heat back to the body. Best for base layer and mid-layer applications.

Yarns Used
  • MiniR® yarn reflects NIR to keep the wearer cool in hot conditions.
  • Product categories
    Hybrid Functions – focuses on technical value-added yarns and for special qualities
    • CORDURA®
    • Drirelease®
    • MiniR®
      • Sun reflection (NIR)
      • UPF 50+
      • Permanent function
      • Irregular Yarn (faster wicking)
    • Hyper Thermal
      • Sun absorption+FIR
    • Anti-bacterial
    • Odor control
  • Polyester
  • Nylon
  • Blends with wool or cotton
  • Yarn dyed
  • Solution dyed
  • Recycled yarns (polyester/nylon)
Special Services
  • WidePlus Services
    Factory Direct – warping, weaving, dyeing & finishing, flexible production
  • R&D Innovation – Trendy collection and customization
  • In-house Laboratory – Inspection and quality control
  • Worldwide Team Service – Quick response and customer service
  • bluesign® system partner since 2012.
  • Global Recycle Standard
  • Oeko-tex Standard 100


Branch Offices
Czech Republic

USA, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Shanghai, China

USA - Peter Lucier:

Worldwide Contact (Sales Team):

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7F, No. 657-10, Chung Cheng Rd.
Hsin Chuang Area
New Taipei City, Taiwan 24257

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