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GORE-TEX SURROUND™ Product Technology Garners Global Award Recognition

  23. March, 2015
Elkton, Md, March 23, 2015: W.L. Gore & Associates’ GORE-TEX SURROUNDTM product technology continues to attract recognition and acclaim from leading outdoor magazines in the U.S. and Europe, as well as international tradeshows for the outdoor and sports industry. Introduced last year, GORE-TEX SURROUNDTM is the world’s first technology for durably waterproof hiking shoes that […] 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 »