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USA: LaCrosse "Making Progress" Despite Greater Losses | 15 Aug 01

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc reported a net loss of $5,910,000 or $1.01 per share for the second quarter of 2001 compared to a net loss of $461,000 or $.08 per share for the same period last year. Net sales for the current quarter decreased to $26.1m from $31.4m for the second quarter of 2000. Through the first six months of 2001, the net loss was $7,398,000 or $1.26 per share, compared to a net loss of $783,000 or $.13 per share for the same period last year. Net sales for the first six months of 2001 were $55.2m compared to $62.4m for the first half of 2000.

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Announces Long-Term Financing | 19 Jun 01

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc. today announced that it has secured a three-year, $57.5m revolving financing package from General Electric Capital Corporation. The long-term financing package will be supported by a three-year, $7.5m term loan from Firstar Bank, N.A. This arrangement replaces a previous

USA: New LaCrosse Work Boot Technology Takes A Step Forward Company Press Release | 9 Aug 00

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc has introduced the new Taskmaster work boot series with Genesys technology. The Taskmaster boots use LaCrosse's patented Genesys Engineered Comfort System, which provides improved support, reduced weight and better traction for increased workplace comfort and safety."Our newest entry in the work boot category is a truly different product and a major step forward in the industry," says Rob Rinehart, vice president of product development, LaCrosse Footwear. "With breakthrough Genesys technology, we've replaced traditional manufacturing processes for leather footwear that allows us to provide a higher level of support at a lighter weight."Genesys technology is exclusive to LaCrosse Footwear. The key to Genesys is the biomechanical shank, which is designed to provide support and rigidity, yet incorporates specifically designed flex grooves for added spring and flexibility. A shock dispersion cell under the heel absorbs constant pounding on hard surfaces. The outsole's interior grid pad of multidirectional cleats and lugs provides a higher level of traction for greater safety, mobility and abrasion resistance. By reducing the need for heavy rubber and other materials, the system is surprisingly lightweight. And engineers have gone one step further to ensure comfort by building the Taskmaster boots on an athletic-inspired last for a better fit.Featuring a 90-degree heel for stability while climbing ladders, the Taskmaster boot is certified to the new ANSI standards for protection against impact, compression and electrical hazards.LaCrosse Footwear, Inc markets high-performance footwear and apparel for the recreation, sporting, farm, general utility, occupational, industrial, military and children's segments and for private-label customers. Visit LaCrosse's website at

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Names Interim Chief Executive Officer Company Press Release | 7 Aug 00

The Board of Directors of LaCrosse Footwear Inc (Nasdaq: BOOT) today announced that Patrick K Gantert, the company's president and chief executive officer, has resigned to pursue other business opportunities. Gantert will continue as a director of the company.Joseph P Schneider, the president and chief executive officer of Danner Shoe Manufacturing Co (a company subsidiary), and a director of LaCrosse Footwear, was named interim president and chief executive officer of the company. Schneider has been with the company since 1985 and has served in various sales, marketing and management positions."We wish to thank Pat Gantert for his past service to the company and wish him well in his new endeavors," says George W Schneider, chairman of the board. "The company currently faces a challenging business climate, and the board of directors looks forward to working with Joe Schneider and the entire management team in moving the company forward."LaCrosse Footwear is a leader in the design, development, marketing and manufacturing of premium quality protective footwear and rainwear for the sporting and outdoor, farm and general utility, occupational and children's markets under the LaCrosse, Danner, Red Ball, and Rainfair brands and for private label customers. For more information about LaCrosse Footwear products, please consult its websites at

USA: LaCrosse Footwear Reports Second Quarter Results Company Press Release | 28 Jul 00

LaCrosse Footwear, Inc (Nasdaq: BOOT) today reported a net loss of $461,000 or $.08 per share for the second quarter of 2000 compared to a net loss of $320,000 or $0.05 per share for the same period last year. Net sales for the current quarter increased to $31.4m from $26.8 million for the second quarter of 1999.

USA: Frisby Promotes Duncan Russell To President & COO Company Press Release | 19 Jun 00

Frisby Technologies, Inc, (NASDAQ:FRIZ), the developer of patented ComforTemp DCC dynamic climate control materials, today announced the promotion of Duncan R. Russell to the position of president and chief operating officer of the company. Mr Russell joined Frisby Technologies in December 1998 as the director of global brand strategy and assumed the position of vice president - sales and marketing in June 1999.

USA: Frisby Introduces Gel Products For Footwear And Sportswear Company Press Release | 12 Jun 00

Frisby Technologies, Inc, (NASDAQ: FRIZ), the developer of patented ComforTemp DCC, the leading brand of dynamic climate control materials today announced the introduction of new ComforTemp gel products that deliver the unique cooling or warming benefits of ComforTemp DCC materials. These products have broad applicability in the footwear, medical and sporting goods industries.

USA: Frisby Reports Record First Quarter 2000 Results | 16 May 00

FRISBY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NASDAQ - FRIZ), the developer of patented ComforTemp® DCC(TM), the leading brand of dynamic climate control materials, today announced that revenues in the first quarter of 2000 increased to $2.5 million from $1.0 million for the first quarter of 1999, representing an increase of 140%.

USA: Lacrosse Launches the Leathernecks | 12 May 00

When a job demands a full day on your feet, comfortable work boots become a necessity. Leathernecks, the newest line of all-leather work boots from LaCrosse Footwear, combine today's most innovative comfort features into a package specifically designed to keep the focus on work, rather than worrying about feet.

USA: ComforTemp DCC To Revolutionize Leather Performance | 2 May 00

Frisby Technologies Inc, (Nasdaq: FRIZ), developer of the ComforTemp DCC dynamic climate control materials, today announced the introduction and worldwide launch of an entirely new climate control leather product. The announcement was made in conjunction with Sadesa, one of the world's leading leather tanners and a manufacturing partner for this new material.




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