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Gore Recognized as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces

Gore Recognized as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces
  13. October, 2015 ,
Known for its innovative culture and innovative products, W. L. Gore & Associates ranks among the world’s best companies to work for. Gore earned the number 3 spot on the Great Place to Work® Institute’s list of Best Multinational Workplaces, released today. read more »

Gore invests more than 15 million USD into R&D for alternative material solutions

  25. August, 2015 , ,
– R&D focus is on durable water repellent solutions – Tests of fluorinated and non-fluorinated treatments show significant differences in performance and durability – John P. Cusick, Global Business Leader Consumer Garments: “Our commitment as a technology leadership company goes far beyond finding alternatives to current coating solutions. We are also exploring completely new approaches […] read more »

Gore Fabrics reports on social and environmental topics in its “Responsibility Update 2015”

Mountaineer Stefan Glowacz considers Gore Fabrics as “role model for the textile industry in China” Life Cycle Assessment data for GORE-TEX hiking boots published Gore Fabrics recognized as “company of the month” by OEKO-TEX® Percentage of bluesign® certified consumer garment laminate volume raised to approx. 60% Gore Production site in Livingston certified to ISO 14001 […] read more »

Gore named one of Europe’s top employers – The technology specialist places 3rd in the “Multinational Workplaces” category

  10. June, 2015 ,
Luxembourg, June 5, 2015 Once again, W. L. Gore & Associates was chosen as one of Europe’s favorite employers. With its subsidiaries in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom the technology company came in 3rd in the category “Best Multinational Workplaces” at the presentation of “100 Best Workplaces in Europe 2015”. The annual […] read more »

Gore is OEKO-TEX® “January 2015 Company of the Month”

  14. January, 2015 , ,
    On January 14th 2015, the Fabrics Division of W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) was voted “January 2015 Company of the Month” by OEKO-TEX® for its sustainability programme. OEKO-TEX® launched this campaign to recognise textile companies for their ongoing commitment to product safety and sustainable production processes. The January award went to Gore […] read more »

The full spectrum: Gore presents four new licensees

  05. January, 2015 , , ,
Woolrich John Rich & Bros., Gaastra, Black Crows and Skhoop soon to feature GORE-TEX or WINDSTOPPER® product technology Feldkirchen-Westerham, 15th December 2014 – Four labels to make their debut in 2015 as new brand customers of W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore). The spectrum spans everything from nautical sailing styles and traditional American functional clothing to […] read more »

Gore Fabrics reports on social and environmental themes in its “Responsibility Update 2014”

Feldkirchen-Westerham, 1. July 2014 – In its “Responsibility Update 2014”, W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) provides information for the first time on the progress of its Fabrics division’s social and environmental programme in the financial year that came to a close on March 31, 2014. Gore reports that at the end of 2013, the Fabrics Division became one of the first manufacturers of functional fabrics to eliminate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) from raw materials.For the first time, Gore also published Life Cycle Assessment data for a functional GORE-TEX jacket.The company plans to report annually on these themes in future. read more »

Famed Alpinist Tours Gore Facility

Extreme alpinist Stefan Glowacz and Bernhard Kiehl, sustainability leader at Gore Fabrics, recently visited the GORE-TEX laminates manufacturing facility of W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH in Putzbrunn, Germany,to tour the manufacturing plant and share their thoughts about environmental influences and sustainability. read more »

GORE completes elimination of PFOA from raw material of its functional fabrics

Feldkirchen-Westerham, 8 January 2014 – GORE successfully completed by the end of the year 2013 a project specifically set up to eliminate perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) from all raw materials used in the manufacture of its weatherproof functional fabrics. read more »

Gore Tops “Best Companies” List for Tenth Year

  12. March, 2013 , ,
  Livingston, SCOTLAND, 5th March2013 W. L. Gore & Associates (UK) Ltd, which employs approximately 500 people at its UK plants in Livingston and Dundee, has been named the best company to work for in Scotland for the tenth year in a row. Achieving overall tenth position on the UK Top 100 list published in […] read more »