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  • Lighter, Stronger, Faster – PATH Projects Teams With Toray To Build The Next-Gen Running Short

    Since its debut in 2010, Toray’s Airtastic fabric has become a standout for use in high-end, lightweight jackets, like the Arc’teryx Atom line and Patagonia’s Nano-Air series. Airtastic is now offered in weights from 20d…

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  • Toray’s Nylon Primeflex Now Available Worldwide

    Tokyo, Japan, June 4, 2020 – Toray Industries, Inc., has announced a supply chain breakthrough that will make its Nylon Primeflex fabric available to the worldwide market. Since its introduction five years ago, Nylon Primeflex has…

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  • Toray’s New Kudos XT Sets New Standards For DWR Durability

    Toray Industries, Inc. has announced Kudos XT, a new Durable Waterproof Treatment delivering higher levels of durability for both abrasion and machine washing. The breakdown of DWR treatment and subsequent “wetting out” of a garment’s…

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  • Toray Hosts Testing Of New Marmot Everest Suit Design

    Toray’s Fibers & Textiles Research Laboratories recently partnered with Marmot to test a revolutionary new 8,000m meter suit, built for the altitudes and demanding conditions of the Himalayas. The Marmot and Toray teams, including Everest…

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  • Toray Debuts A PET-Recycled Version Of Its Primeflex Stretch Fabric Series

    Tokyo, Japan, January 24, 2020 – Toray Industries, Inc., today  announced a new iteration of its highly successful Primeflex™ series of flexible stretch fabric – Primeflex PET-recycled type. Available in spring/summer 2021, the new,  Primeflex PET-recycled…

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  • Toray To Showcase 40 years Of Entrant® Development at OR Show

    When Toray launched Entrant in 1980, waterproof/breathable fabric treatments were narrowly-focused on specific performance attributes demanded by professional outdoor athletes. As they often do, Toray spotted an opportunity to broaden the market. Working with top outdoor…

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  • Toray Reunites With Patagonia To Launch New Torrentshell 3L Line

    When Patagonia’s revamped Torrentshell 3L line of waterproof/breathable jackets debuts at retail in Spring 2020, the industry will see not just a new benchmark in durable rain protection, but also the resumption of a long-standing…

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  • Toray Develops Next Level PET-Recycled Fiber

    Toray Industries, Inc., has announced new developments in fiber production technologies to launch its capability to use recycled PET bottles. Toray’s goal is the creation of a closed loop economy, offering high-value-added fiber derived from…

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  • Point6 Welcomes John Huston To Ambassador Team

    Point 6, manufacturers of best socks and baselayers for you and the planet, are happy to welcome renowned polar explorer John Huston to their team of Ambassadors. A veteran of the first American unsupported expedition to the North Pole,…

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  • Toray’s New Nylon Textile Offers Improvements In Water Repellency and Durability With a Lower Environmental Burden

    Toray Industries, Inc. announced that using a proprietary composite spinning technology called NANODESIGN®, Toray Industries has created a new nylon textile, one that delivers high water repellency despite using a DWR treatment with a lower…

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  • Toray Launches Technorama GIII Weather Simulation Chamber

    Toray’s Fibers & Textiles Research Laboratories, in Seta, Japan is the home of the company’s new Technorama GIII facility, the textile industry’s most advanced laboratory for reproducing climates from around the world. Previous Technorama iterations…

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  • When Air Zermatt’s Not Flying, They’re Riding A Benno Boost E

    The Air Zermatt rescue team is legendary, making over 1700 rescues a year, using specially-equipped rescue helicopters to pull stranded mountaineers off the Matterhorn and surrounding peaks in the Swiss Alps. The pilots of Air…

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  • Toray Targets Athleisure Market With Newest Primeflex

    Friday, April 12, 2019 — Toray has added a new, innovative iteration to its PRIMEFLEX family of stretch textiles. By employing “Nanodesign” to control the cross-sectional shape of the composite fiber, Toray has succeeded in creating a microfiber…

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