IFF 2018 Innovation Award Winner: W.L. Gore & Associates

October 17th, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) has announced W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., Newark, Del., as the winner of the 2018 IFF Innovation Award. The company’s GORE-TEX® PYRAD® fabric won in the category of Fabrics, Fibers and Films. The award was presented at IFAI Expo 2018 at IFAI’s annual meeting, held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the […]

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Gore opens fabrics testing facilities

December 6th, 2016

W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., based in Elkton, Md., has opened its new Biophysics and Heat and Flame Protection labs at which engineers can test component materials, Gore laminates and fully constructed garments, and footwear. The new facilities also allow Gore to develop fabrics with distinct functionalities for specific markets. The new facilities feature an […]

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Gore introduces new safety apparel

October 21st, 2016

Elkton, Md.-based protective outerwear developer W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. has introduced a line of GORE® FR Apparel products featuring its GORE-TEX® PYRAD® fabric, flame-resistant (FR), foul-weather outerwear, which are designed to meet the needs of oil and gas workers. A jacket, bib and detachable hood combination offers protection from incidental flame exposure and weather protection […]

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