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Mar 15, 2019

Cifra, an Italian company renowned for its production of Warp Knit Seamless (WKS™) apparel, presented its new “Thermo Project” collection at ISPO Munich in February. Made with WKS™ technology, the experimental seam-free apparel line generates high interest. The garments feature a blend of 44% THERMOLITE® technology to keep the wearer warm, quick drying properties, as well as 10% LYCRA® fiber to deliver lasting comfort and fit to keep the wearer moving freely.

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With THERMOLITE® T3 EcoMade Technology, THE NORTH FACE thermal boots embrace the cold with a touch of environmental caring.

Oct 25, 2018

Industry challenge

The outdoor industry is in the midst of change as both the business landscape and consumer lifestyles continue to evolve at a rapid pace. Today’s consumers are searching for hybrid outdoor apparel with versatile functionality, rather than purchasing activity-specific apparels. Consumers expect their outerwear to help them better manage comfort and warmth, garments must have lightweight, breathability and moisture management properties to meet with an array of end uses across a multitude of cold weather activities. With the growth of sustainability movement, consumers also getting more concern about the environment and they are supportive to use products that contain environmentally-responsible or recycled components

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