functional textiles


Thermoregulating technology is increasingly becoming a key aspect of endurance performance for elite athletes. © Jo Panuwat D/

15/09/2021 – Top-notch thermoregulation technology

Top-notch thermoregulation technology

Devan Chemicals supports high performance sport

Textile finishing expert, Devan Chemicals, has been supporting high performance sport in the UK and Belgium with its ‘cool comfort technology’ Moov&Cool. By  Editorial staff

Other new names to be added to Carrington Textiles’ Balance Range include Kielder, Delamere and Rivington. © Shutterstock

07/09/2021 – Sustainable Balance Range collection

Sustainable Balance Range collection

Carrington Textiles with new fabrics in autumn

Workwear fabric manufacturer, Carrington Textiles, is set to launch seven new fabrics for its Balance Range collection of sustainable products this autumn. By  Sibylle Michel

Kelheim’s flexible technology permits targeted interventions in the viscose fiber process and delivers this unique fiber. © Kelheim Fibres

06/09/2021 – Celliant Viscose

Celliant Viscose

In-fibre sustainable infrared viscose

Among many applications, the new viscose fiber from Kelheim Fibres and Hologenix is ideal for performance wear, luxury loungewear, casual wear and bedding. By  Sibylle Michel

Both Ruco-Dry Bio CGR and Ruco-Dry Bio NPE are marketed through the Bio-Logic trademark, registered by Rudolf Group. © Rudolf Group

03/09/2021 – For outdoor and sportswear

For outdoor and sportswear

Bio-Based DWR Performance

Rudolf Group is launching two brand new, distinctive product propositions entirely manufactured from natural sources: Ruco-Dry Bio CGR und Ruco-Dry Bio ... By  Sibylle Michel

Livinguard launches self-disinfecting and odour-neutralizing shirts. The patented Livinguard Technology renders bacteria and viruses harmless. © Livinguard

23/08/2021 – Bye, bye sweaty smell!

Bye, bye sweaty smell!

Livinguard: Upgrade for the T-shirt

Thanks to the patented technology, the new Livinguard T-shirts and polo shirts remain odourless and hygienically fresh even after prolonged wear. By  Sibylle Michel

With the new Verglas Infinity shell outdoor clothing from Helly Hansen, hikers are well equipped for a long trip in the mountains. © Helly Hansen

02/07/2021 – Sustainable waterproof technology

Sustainable waterproof technology

Helly Hansen releases Lifa Infinity

Helly Hansen launches new Lifa technology: Lifa Infinity – with recycled outer fabric and a PFC-free coating for outdoor clothing. By  Sibylle Michel

New products for summer 2023 in the spotlight: The Digital Fair at Performance Days will take place from May 17 to 21, 2021! © Performance Days

04/05/2021 – Performance Days Loop

Performance Days Loop

Performance Days: The digital trade fair week “The Loop”

The scheduled date of Performance Days cannot take place as a physical event. The digital trade fair week will take place from May 17 to 21. ... By  Editorial staff