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Gore’s Fabrics Division & Formosa Taffeta Company Limited Extend Partnership

  02. September, 2016 , , ,
Gore’s Fabrics Division is announcing an extension of its partnership with Formosa Taffeta Company Limited (FTC) to produce selected Gore consumer fabrics.  read more »

40 Years of Leadership and Innovation

Gore Bill Earl Amott, 1971
Four decades on from its first commercial order, W. L. Gore and Associates continues to spearhead leadership and innovation in the outdoor garments market read more »

GORE-TEX® at Salone del Mobile 2016 with METEOMORPHOSIS

A highly technological company with an eye constantly on product research and innovation, known for GORE-TEX®, a high-performance waterproof and breathable fabric, W.L. Gore will be at the FuoriSalone for the second year in a row. At this 2016 edition from 12 to 17 April, it will be present with a special interactive video installation […] read more »

New GORE® THERMIUM™ products for fall 2016

GORE THERMIUM
  28. October, 2015 , ,
For cold and wet conditions and for that pleasant feeling of being warm and durably protected in insulated garments, W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) introduces its GORE® THERMIUM™ products. This new approach ensures that the insulation of the garment is protected against water penetrating from the outside, keeping it durably dry. To function properly, […] read more »

Wanderlust takes over Europe

Hiking tour with GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ product technology
  22. September, 2015 , , ,
According to a recent study by the GORE-TEX® brand, Europeans express their unified love of hiking in different ways. Of all the nations surveyed, the Dutch like hiking the most at 84 percent, with the British lag behind at 45 percent. What 15 percent of Spanish respondents fear most is getting lost or finding a […] read more »

“1beats2” innovation: one-piece WINDSTOPPER® cycling jersey eliminates the need for an extra layer

At long last, W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) will unveil its “1beats2” design solution at EUROBIKE 2015. Constructed with a lightweight, elastic three-layer WINDSTOPPER® laminate, the cycling jersey eliminates the need for an additional layer in certain weather conditions. At varying temperatures between +10°C and +20°C, bike riders will no longer need to constantly put […] read more »

Global recognition for the GORE-TEX® SURROUND™ product technology

  17. March, 2015 , , ,
The success story continues: leading outdoor magazines in Europe and the USA and leading international trade fairs for the outdoor and sports industry award the innovative GORE-TEX® SURROUND™product technology with numerous prizes. The first technology worldwide for durably waterproof hiking shoes that offer all-round breathability has already received a number of awards – these footwear […] read more »

New 3-layer GORE-TEX® products for long-lasting outdoor enjoyment

Life Cycle Assessments show that durability is the single most influential factor in improving several environmental impacts Not just for the professionals: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) has developed new GORE-TEX® products with GORE® C-KNIT™ Backer Technology specifically engineered for hikers, trekkers, and freeriders, offering the ruggedness of a 3-layer laminate teamed up with the […] 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 »

Extremely breathable and light-weight: New GORE-TEX® Active Shell laminate for maximum ease of movement

With the introduction of its new laminates for summer 2012, W.L. Gore &Associates is extending its successful range of highly breathable and extremely lightweight GORE-TEX® Active Shell laminates to include GORE-TEX® Active Shell Stretch laminates. Compact, waterproof and windproof, these 3-layer laminates offer athletic trail runners, mountain bikers and alpine adventurers excellent next to skin comfort and maximum freedom of movement in attractive, figure-hugging styles. With their advanced moisture management, these extremely lightweight yet hardwearing garments guarantee durable waterproof protection for maximum performance. read more »