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14.05.2019 Sympatex aims to completely close the textile recycling loop for functional wear within the next five years

14.05.2019

Sympatex aims to completely close the textile recycling loop for functional wear within the next five years

Sympatex aims to completely close the textile recycling loop for functional wear within the next five years

Milestone announced at 2019 Copenhagen Fashion Summit: Investment by the Munich-based functional textile specialist in the award-winning polymer recycling technology developed by British Worn Again Technologies represents the next piece of the puzzle for completely closing the textile recycling loop.

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18.02.2019 Lineapelle: Sympatex launching a highly-breathable new line of footwear

18.02.2019

Lineapelle: Sympatex launching a highly-breathable new line of footwear

Lineapelle: Sympatex launching a highly-breathable new line of footwear

Replacing chemically-produced PU foam with recycled textiles further reduces ecological problems in the shoe industry, providing the shoe a better eco-footprint.

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05.02.2019 With one another, instead of against each other

05.02.2019

With one another, instead of against each other

With one another, instead of against each other

Partnership between NGOs, research and industry presents initial results of a study outlining the impact of microfibers from outdoor apparel on our waters at the 2019 ISPO
Analysis jointly undertaken by the Plastic Soup Foundation, Italian institute IPCB-CNR, PlanetCare and Sympatex demonstrates initial ways to curb the release of microfibers and where further research opportunities remain.

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03.02.2019 MAMMUT, ZANIER, ON and LAGOPED

03.02.2019

MAMMUT, ZANIER, ON and LAGOPED

MAMMUT, ZANIER, ON and LAGOPED

Sympatex kicks-off the 2019/2020 season with four new apparel partners: MAMMUT, ZANIER, ON and LAGOPED
Mammut and Lagoped receive prestigious ISPO awards by integrating innovative products from Sympatex. Austrian market leader Zanier achieves a 60 percent reduction in CO2 with the new Sympatex-based gloves. On introduces a stylish running jacket.

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24.01.2019 From plastic waste to shoe of the future

24.01.2019

From plastic waste to shoe of the future

From plastic waste to shoe of the future

Sympatex to introduce a study for the design of a water-proof “Shoe 4.0” at the 2019 ISPO trade fair
“Closing the loop” prototype: an upcycling production line consisting of a plastic shredder, extruder and 3D printer demonstrates how the shoe industry of the future can take advantage of recycled plastics.

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17.01.2019 ISPO 2019

17.01.2019

ISPO 2019

ISPO 2019

Sympatex to hold a plogging event in the center of Munich as official sponsor of the ISPO Sports Week
Together with Swedish plogging creator Erik Ahlström, functional textile specialist Sympatex will collect waste for upcycling at the company’s exhibit booth during ISPO

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18.12.2018 It’s In Your Hands – #IIYH

18.12.2018

It’s In Your Hands – #IIYH

It’s In Your Hands – #IIYH

Sympatex social media campaign animates consumers to stand up for the environment
Under the motto “It’s In Your Hands,” consumers are being encouraged to become role models and do their part to protect the environment.

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10.12.2018 Milestone for climate change at COP24

10.12.2018

Milestone for climate change at COP24

Milestone for climate change at COP24

Sympatex Technologies is one of 40 signatories of the United Nations “Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action”
Leading fashion brands, retailers, suppliers, member organizations and NGOs make joint commitment to follow and implement 16 goals for tackling climate change.

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04.12.2018 LAUNCH Challenge 2018

04.12.2018

LAUNCH Challenge 2018

LAUNCH Challenge 2018

Sympatex, an official partner of the LAUNCH Challenge, supports innovative and inspiring industry pioneers in establishing circular economies and sustainability in our global society
LAUNCH Circular Innovation Challenge finalists battle for support through the international LAUNCH network during this year’s LAUNCH Forum.

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21.11.2018 Minimizing water consumption

21.11.2018

Minimizing water consumption

Minimizing water consumption

Sympatex to introduce spun-dyed functional textiles at the 2018 Performance Days
In addition to saving water by relying on the Sympatex 100 percent polyether/polyester membrane, as opposed to using commercially-available PTFE membranes, spun-dyed processes reduce the amount of water needed by roughly 75 percent on average.

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