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   July 22, 2019  Facebook Twitter
FabricLink Network InnovationWatch ORSS'18
Here are some exciting innovations from the
2018 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show
Jan 25-28, 2018 in Denver, Colorado
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Meet Teflon™. Reimagined.
After More than 75 Years, Teflon™ has Once Again Been Reimagined. We're finding new ways to make Teflon™ branded products work better, last longer, and even be more sustainable
. More info.

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eVent® is the choice of innovators who demand the superior breathability and performance delivered by eVent's patented waterproof air permeable technology. Dyneema® Composite Fabrics, which produces the world's strongest and most durable fibers, has launched an ultra-light waterproof laminate in collaboration with eVent. The DCF-WPB laminate featured in The Shell from Hyperlite Mountain Gear weighs just 6.2 ounces and assures adventurers are comfortable and protected in the worst conditions. More info.

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The results are in for the 2018 ISPO TEXTRENDS – and the winners include the latest CORDURA® brand fashionable yet functional collections, designed for durable performance across multiple end-uses. More info.

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Polygiene® Stays Fresh Technology makes your products Stay Fresh, and you can enjoy fresh-all-day confidence. You can also wear your products more and wash them less, saving you time, water and energy associated with washing.

POLYGIENE – SWEAT WITHOUT SWEATING IT! Based on natural silver salt made from 100% recycled silver, Polygiene is permanently applied to each product, helping you Stay Fresh and feel confident when you're working hard on the trail, in the backcountry or around town. More info.

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DownLite® - Comfort to the Core
With over 100 years of down processing experience, Downlite is a trusted partner to many of the most recognizable apparel and retail brands in the outdoor industry and known as a leader in down traceability and transparency throughout its supply chain. Downlite will introduce new performance fills including GRS certified re/charged™ down, Repreve®-down blend, Wool-Down HALO™, PFC-Free DWR treatment enhancements along with its corporate sustainability initiatives.

QS Group
Sustainable Corporation
Innovative Knitted Fabrics
Supporting Brands
Sympatex Technologies
Recyclable Membrane
Rentex Mills
Connects Form with Function

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