Innovation

W.L. Gore & Associates Presents New Versatile GORE-TEX 3-Layer Products with PFCEC Free DWR and a solution-dyed backer made from recycled polyester

  08. November, 2018 , ,
  Next step made in Gore’s journey to continuously improve the environmental footprint of its fabrics products   ELKTON, MD (November 8, 2018) – W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) unveiled their new GORE-TEX 3-Layer laminate at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Denver, Colorado. This innovative product continues the journey of developing fit-for-use performance […] read more »

Gore Presents GORE-TEX Products with a PFCEC Free DWR at Outdoor Retailer 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 Newark, DE (July 23, 2018) –W. L. Gore & Associates is proud to announce that it reached a first key milestone on its Fabrics Division’s journey towards the […] read more »

Gore Launches New GORE-TEX 3D Fit Footwear

  18. May, 2018 , ,
Innovative new footwear technology enables sock-like fit to be paired with waterproof, breathable comfort & protection ELKTON, MD (May 18th, 2018) – As industry leaders in innovation, W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues to bring new product technologies to the market within the GORE-TEX ‘waterproof & breathable’ footwear category. With the growth in popularity of […] read more »

Gore Fabrics joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s “Make Fashion Circular” initiative

FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM, Germany (May 16, 2018) – W.L. Gore’s Fabrics Division is excited to announce that it is participating in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s “Make Fashion Circular” initiative. Gore Fabrics is joining forces with some 20 global brands in a commitment to develop new pathways for the textile industry informed by the principles of a circular […] read more »

Gore launches new GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ product brand

GORE-TEX brand expands its product offering beyond waterproof- breathable category and unveils new technologies for Fall 2018 FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM (30 November 2017) — For more than 40 years, the GORE-TEX brand has stood for performance, functionality, quality, comfort and trust. W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) is taking advantage of this expertise to lead the GORE-TEX brand […] read more »

As higher-intensity activities trend, Gore Fabrics leads with innovations in apparel, footwear performance

Gore unveils newest version of GORE-TEX Active fabric, along with a new paradigm in weather-protective running shoes, GORE Invisible Fit. ELKTON, MD (July 12, 2017) — As outdoor activities trend toward higher-energy, fitness focused pursuits done in shorter periods of time, W.L. Gore & Associates, the company that created the category of waterproof/breathable, continues to […] read more »

LCA journey continues: Gore offers solution dyed and recycled textiles

Solution dyeing, available in Fall/Winter 2017 from Gore, helps reduce water use, decrease carbon emissions. FELDKIRCHEN-WESTERHAM (June 12, 2017) — Stemming from its ongoing commitment to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies and its commitment to deliver the optimal combination of high technical performance and low environmental footprint, W.L. Gore & Associates’ Fabrics Division (Gore Fabrics […] read more »

W. L. Gore & Associates Unveils World-Class Fabrics Testing Facility, Marking 40 Years of Innovating Comfort and Protection

  17. November, 2016 ,
Elkton, Md. (November 17, 2016) — W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore), known for its scientific approach to product development and ensuring products perform as promised in the intended end use, advanced its product testing capabilities with the opening of new Biophysics and Heat and Flame Protection labs. The new lab facilities allow Gore […] read more »

Unrivaled versatility – ECCO, Lowa and Meindl expand end-uses for GORE-TEX SURROUND® technology, adidas launches first product range

  26. July, 2016 ,
350 all-around breathable GORE-TEX SURROUND® styles are now available from more than 50 footwear brands globally Feldkirchen-Westerham (June 27, 2016) – The success story for W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues as leading brands like ECCO and Lowa expand their product portfolio featuring the GORE-TEX SURROUND® technology. Adidas launches its first collections equipped with the […] read more »

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

Feldkirchen-Westerham  (July 5, 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 […] read more »