Press Releases

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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13.11.2018 An enterprise model with integral responsibility for society and environment

13.11.2018

An enterprise model with integral responsibility for society and environment

An enterprise model with integral responsibility for society and environment

Sympatex Technologies is B-Corp certified as of now
Being awarded the internationally renowned B-Corp certification for exemplary corporate governance in the interest of society, the Munich-based functional textile specialist commits itself to public interest and environmental protection as its official corporate goals.

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05.11.2018 “Green Deal” at Expoprotection Paris 2018

05.11.2018

“Green Deal” at Expoprotection Paris 2018

“Green Deal” at Expoprotection Paris 2018

Collaboration between industrial partnership wear2wear and France’s recycling project FRIVEP
French companies and government agencies will in future feed tons of used protective workwear back into the textile loop of European upcycling consortium wear2wear for value-retaining reutilisation of polyester fabric.

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11.09.2018 Conquering the 3rd dimension

11.09.2018

Conquering the 3rd dimension

Conquering the 3rd dimension

Sympatex to introduce its revolutionary UTMOSPHERICTM shoe technology at the Lineapelle Milan trade show
Thanks to a thermal moulding process, elaborate manufacturing processes are now a thing of the past. Sympatex UTMOSPHERICTM adapts perfectly to any foot shape, without seams and creases.

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07.06.2018 “What kind of world do you want to live in?

07.06.2018

“What kind of world do you want to live in?

“What kind of world do you want to live in?

It’s in your hands” – Sympatex to call for radical turnaround with new image campaign
The two-world concept of the new campaign compares the foreseeable implications of the industry’s passivity with society’s ideal in a provocative manner. An appeal to the textile industry and brand partners to radically change their mindsets – and to each and every individual consumer to demand this of every purchase.

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18.04.2018 Performance Days April 2018

18.04.2018

Performance Days April 2018

Performance Days April 2018

Sympatex presents new bio-based laminate ABAKAN

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19.02.2018 News from the “Sympathy lab”

19.02.2018

News from the “Sympathy lab”

News from the “Sympathy lab”

Sympatex and RICOSTA on joint recycling mission
The children’s shoe producer adapts its Sympatex line to recycled Sympatex material. A joint POS campaign teaches children plastic and recycling.

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25.01.2018 New owners are official

25.01.2018

New owners are official

New owners are official

Members of Hamburg OTTO family invest into the future of Sympatex Technologies GmbH
The consistently sustainable alignment of Sympatex Technologies perfectly fits the corporate culture of OTTO investors oriented towards sustainability and social responsibility.

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12.12.2017 News from the “Sympathy Lab“

12.12.2017

News from the “Sympathy Lab“

News from the “Sympathy Lab“

New winter sports and outdoor brands to embark on the path of sustainability together with Sympatex in winter 2018/19
Famous brands, such as CHIEMSEE, ROSSIGNOL, BILLABONG, DC SHOES, PYRENEX, TIERRA and WOODS will focus on the 100% recyclable and climate-neutral Sympatex membrane.

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