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Gore presents new, versatile GORE-TEX 3-Layer products with PFCEC free DWR and a solution-dyed backer made from recycled polyester at ISPO 2019

FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM, (December 5, 2018) – W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) will unveil its new GORE-TEX 3-Layer laminate at ISPO 2019 in Munich (February 3rd – 6th). The launch of this innovative product is the next step in Gore’s journey to develop fit-for-use performance fabric offerings that improve the environmental footprint of outdoor apparel, while […] read more »

Gore Fabrics Presents GORE-TEX Products with a PFCEC Free DWR at OutDoor Show

Key milestone achieved in delivering against ambitious PFC goals Increased use of recycled and solution-dyed textiles in garments portfolio contributes to water savings and reduces CO2 emissions FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM, Germany (June 14, 2018) – The Fabrics Division of W. L. Gore & Associates is proud to announce that it reached a first key milestone on its […] read more »

Gore Fabrics Division Establishes Ambitious Environmental Goals for 2020

  06. February, 2017 ,
Feldkirchen-Westerham (February 6, 2017) — Today, W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced ambitious environmental and chemical management goals for 2020 as part of Gore Fabrics Division’s long-term sustainability program. These goals complement its existing chemicals management program which is based upon stringent and independent third party standards like bluesign® system and OEKO-TEX®. Included in […] read more »

Gore Fabrics Intends to include New Consumer Product Offerings with non-PFC-based DWR in A/W 2018 Retail Collection

  05. July, 2016 , ,
W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore), announced today its intent to complement its current consumer garments product portfolio by including products with non-PFC-based DWR (Durable Water Repellency) technologies. These new products are targeted for availability at retail in the A/W 2018 season. Gore´s decision to offer products with a non-PFC-based DWR for defined end-uses is […] read more »

Life Cycle Assessment study shows: DWR performance during use phase can significantly impact its environmental profile

  18. January, 2016
Consumer care in order to maintain repellency performance influences environmental impacts far more than choice of chemistry Current non-fluorinated DWR fails to meet backpackers’ expectations; outerwear quickly saturates with water causing  increased garment weight and wearer discomfort W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues its scientific research and has published Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) data […] read more »