Innovation

GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology model overview S/S 2015

You will find an overview of the new products (Spring/Summer 2015) that feature our new GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology here. read more »

The GORE-TEX brand wins OutDoor Industry Award for the world’s first technology for hiking shoes with all-round breathability

W. L. Gore & Associates has claimed a much coveted OutDoor Industry Award for its new GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology for hiking shoes. These awards are bestowed annually by a jury of outdoor experts at the OutDoor trade fair. read more »

Hiking redefined – the GORE-TEX brand presents the first technology for hiking footwear with all-round breathability

W. L. Gore & Associates once again confirms its innovative strength by taking a historic step forward in the global footwear market. With its GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology the company unveils a radically new technology for durably waterproof hiking boots with all-round breathability. This unique construction keeps your feet drier and enhances your sense of well-being. 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 »

ECCO new brand partner to implement GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology for 2015

The Danish brand ECCO is launching its first collection of casual shoes with the GORE-TEX SURROUND™ product technology. The shoes will be distributed to the global footwear market for spring/summer 2015. 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 to launch new business portal for customers and retailers at ISPO 2014

  17. December, 2013 , , ,
Intuitive, user friendly and service oriented: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) is to offer its retailers, customers and consumer oriented fabrics (COF) partners a new online platform. The new business portal is to be officially launched at ISPO 2014. It provides useful information and services related to the GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER® brands in ten different languages. read more »

OutDoor 2013: five awards for Gore brand partners

  14. August, 2013 , ,
At OutDoor this year five of the trade fair’s prestigious awards went to brand partners of W.L. Gore & Associates, namely La Sportiva, Salewa, Viking, Mammut and Adidas. read more »

Be it Bordeaux or Porto, the perfect accessory for every trip

  13. May, 2013 ,
For the all-round traveller, GORE-TEX shoes with SURROUND™ product technology guarantee maximum breathability and durable waterproofness for 360° climate comfort wherever your destination. read more »

Be light on your feet throughout the summer with ara’s new women’s styles featuring 360° climate comfort

  13. May, 2013 ,
Sporty but elegant. Casual yet stylish, ara’s new Spring/Summer 2013 styles for women combine all of these qualities. Designed with SURROUND™ product technology, these GORE-TEX shoes not only look good on your feet but also feel good. read more »