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Sympatex to use bio-based Arnitel in sportswear membranes Beth Wright | 5 Feb 21

The DSM Engineering Materials business of Dutch conglomerate Royal DSM has partnered with functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies to develop a new thermoplastic elastomer that offers a more sustainable solution for sportswear.

Sympatex unmixed polyester laminates can help close the loop Beth Wright | 13 Nov 19

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies has developed a selection of new, unmixed polyester laminates as part of its goal to offer completely non-toxic, recycled and recyclable functional textiles by 2020.

Sympatex uses recycled textiles in new footwear material Beth Wright | 19 Feb 19

Fabric specialist Sympatex has developed a new line of functional materials for footwear in which polyurethane (PU) foams commonly used in the lining of the laminate are completely replaced by a fleece-like compound made from recycled clothing fibres. 

Sympatex closes the loop with 4.0 functional jacket Beth Wright | 25 May 17

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex has partnered with environmental activist group Greenpeace to develop a prototype of what it claims is the "ultimate" functional jacket, combining performance with sustainability to close the loop.

Sympatex granted injunction against Gore eco claim Michelle Russell | 28 Apr 17

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies has been granted a temporary injunction against rival WL Gore & Associates to prevent it from claiming its polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) membranes – the core of Gore’s basic product – are environmentally-friendly and produced without any PFCs of environmental concern.

Wear2Wear partnership closing the textile loop Michelle Russell | 27 Apr 17

Five European textile recycling companies are partnering on production systems that will turn textile fibres from used clothing into new functional fabrics. 

Sympatex to reveal 100% climate-neutral membrane Beth Wright | 22 Dec 16

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies is to unveil a "guaranteed green" Sympatex membrane in the New Year, produced in a completely climate-neutral way for the first time.

Sympatex sets sights on 100% recycled membrane Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 16

Functional fabric specialist Sympatex Technologies is working to develop a 100% recycled waterproof and windproof membrane for the first time.

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