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Michelle Russell | 30 Nov 2017

Performance fabric specialist WL Gore & Associates has invested in new technologies it says have led its product line into a new evolution stage that goes beyond waterproofness.


Leonie Barrie | 18 Jul 2017

Performance fabric specialist WL Gore & Associates is lining up new technologies for outdoor apparel and footwear that tap into trends for higher-intensity athletic activities carried out in shorter periods of time.


Beth Wright | 8 Feb 2017

Performance fabrics specialist WL Gore & Associates has revealed a series of "ambitious" environmental and chemical management goals for 2020, including eliminating hazardous PFCs from its product lines, as part of its Gore Fabrics division's long-term sustainability programme.


Leonie Barrie | 7 Dec 2016

Performance fabrics specialist WL Gore & Associates has developed a new technology that combines the benefits of protective footwear technology with the fit and feel of regular running shoes.


Michelle Russell | 18 Nov 2016

Outdoor materials specialist WL Gore & Associates has opened new biophysics and heat and flame protection labs to boost its product testing capabilities. 


Leonie Barrie | 6 Sep 2016

Outdoor materials specialist WL Gore & Associates is outsourcing production of its Gore-Tex fabric for the first time, as part of an extended agreement with Taiwan’s Formosa Taffeta Company.


Beth Wright | 6 Jul 2016

Outdoor fabric specialist WL Gore & Associates is planning to launch products made with non-PFC-based DWR (Durable Water Repellency) technologies as the first products of its US$15m investment into research for innovative materials.


Katie Smith | 4 Feb 2016

Outdoor fabric specialist WL Gore & Associates has introduced what it describes as the "next generation" of protective arc-flash rated rainwear fabric.

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