Gore Fabrics Division Establishes Ambitious Environmental Goals for 2020

  06. February, 2017 ,
bluesign® approval for 85% of consumer garments laminate volume OEKO-TEX® certification for 100% of consumer garments products Elimination of PFCs of Environmental Concern from consumer laminate shipments that correspond to 85% of product units produced (jackets, shoes, gloves, accessories) Feldkirchen-Westerham (February 6, 2017) — Today, W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced ambitious environmental and […] 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 »

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

  30. August, 2016 ,
DOULIU, Taiwan (August 30, 2016) – Gore’s Fabrics Division is announcing an extension of its partnership with Formosa Taffeta Company Limited (FTC) to produce selected Gore consumer fabrics. Mike McCollam, Gore’s Fabrics Global Divisional Leader, commented that “We have successfully worked with FTC for more than 10 years.  This extension of our partnership with FTC, […] read more »

Gore Incorporates Solution Dyed And Recycled Textiles Offerings In Functional Outerwear Portfolio

  27. July, 2016 ,
New Offerings that Reduce Environmental Impact of Consumer Garments are a Direct Result of Life Cycle Assessment ELKTON, Md.  (July 27, 2016 ) – As part of its ongoing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of its functional outerwear, W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced today that solution dyed GORE-TEX jackets will be introduced […] 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 »

Gore Again Named One of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®

  03. March, 2016 ,
Newark, Del. (March 3, 2016) — Every year since 1998: That’s how long W. L. Gore & Associates has appeared on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, making the company one of a select few included in every edition of the rankings. Gore earned the No. 12 spot on the 2016 list, […] read more »

Gore announces Nora Stowell as Global Sales Leader

  04. January, 2016
Elkton, Md, – (Jan 4, 2016) – W. L. Gore & Associates, inventor of GORE-TEX high performance fabric technologies, welcomes Nora Stowell to its team as global sales leader of footwear, gloves and accessories. Stowell, an outdoor industry veteran with over 20 years of experience, is a demonstrated hands-on leader in nurturing brands with a […] read more »

Life Cycle Assessment Study Shows: DWR Performance During Use Phase Can Significantly Impact Its Environmental Profile

  04. 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 Elkton, MD, January 4, 2016 – W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) continues its scientific research and has […] read more »

Gore introduces revolutionary GORE-TEX Active products with a new permanent beading surface

  19. November, 2015 , , ,
Elkton, MD, November 19th 2015: W.L. Gore & Associates (Gore) launches a revolutionary product for high-aerobic end uses: new GORE-TEX Active products with a permanent beading surface.  The new material is a radically new concept that delivers multiple benefits that Gore has never addressed in this manner before. The material’s permanent water beading surface eliminates […] read more »