Celliant Announces Award-Winning Products and Expanded Clients
Exhibiting at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2015
Santa Monica, CA., January 15, 2015 – Celliant®, the leading responsive textile technology for apparel, bedding and veterinary products announces new Celliant awards with the expansion of clients at the Outdoor Retailer show. Growing the outdoor segment are Xcel, Dry Energy, Hilly, Isaora, L.L. Bean, and PROJECT clothing. Celliant can be found on the main floor at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, January 21-24, 2015 in Salt Lake City, in booth # 38182.
The recognition awards are from the Surf Industry Manufacturer’s Association-SIMA with Xcel Drylock and top billing from the ISPO Textrends Forum, which voted Imbotex’ “Celliant Heat” insulation out of 60 entries into the Top 10 Textrends to be exhibited February 3rd-5th in Munich.
Xcel’s Drylock Wetsuit with Thermo Dry Celliant nominated for SIMA Wetsuit
Xcel was established in 1982 and has since pushed its way to the forefront of the worldwide wetsuit and dive suit marketplace. With the integration of Celliant smart fibers (Thermo Dry Celliant -TDC) in their lining, they have introduced their warmest wetsuit to date. On average, donning a TDC wetsuit results in a 5°C/9°F increase in body temperature in 15 minutes. With these results Xcel was nominated for two Surf Industry Manufacturer’s Association Image Awards: The Drylock wetsuit with Thermo Dry Celliant was nominated for Wetsuit of the Year, and the Drylock boot with TDC was nominated for Best Hardgoods Accessory Product.
ISPO Top 10 Textrends
We are also proud to announce that Imbotex “Celliant Heat” insulation has been voted as one of the Top 10 Textrends for the ISPO Show, selected by an independent jury of textile experts as one of the top innovations for Fall/Winter 16/17. The top 10 winners (including Imbotex Celliant Heat) will be exhibited in the Textrends Forum in hall C2 in Munich, February 3-5th. The Celliant and Imbotex booth can be found in the same hall, Hall C2 Booth # 233. With more than fifty years of history and experience, Imbotex leads the development of technologically advanced natural and synthetic fibers for the production of insulation for clothing and bedding as well as upholstery and padding for home and office furnishings.
The progressive developments in 2014 have led to innovations in the marketplace for 2015/16 in down, wool, polyester and apparel listed below.
Dri-Energy, the Marriage of Water-Loving and Water-Hating Fibers
Dri-release® patented technology is being married with Celliant yarns to become Dry Energy technology. Celliant fiber, when blended with a precise amount of water-loving fibers such as Cotton, Bamboo, Tencel, or Wool, creates a superior moisture management yarn. As the body sweats, the water-loving fibers pull moisture away from the body and the water-hating fiber quickly kicks it out to evaporate faster. The combination of Celliant, with its ability to break apart water molecules and energy enhancing properties, and drirelease, pulling moisture to the surface, creates a superior moisture management and performance system.
British technical performance sock company Hilly recently introduced three new Energize socks – anklet, compression and classic. Each is made with Celliant polyester, making them ideal running socks for diabetics and great for post-run recovery.
Isaora’s Microlight IR Down Jacket
New York-based Isaora was born out of a desire to create technical performance clothing with a focus on aesthetics and design. Introduced in early October, the new Microlight IR Down Jacket with Celliant is part of their ‘Feel Better’ range.
L.L. Bean’s Katahdin CT Sleeping Bag
L.L. Bean‘s newest sleeping bag to hit the market is the ‘Katahdin CT.’ With advanced Celliant technology in the lining, along with Primaloft Synergy Down, the new bag promotes muscle healing and recovery while you sleep. Recently tested and reviewed by Backpacker.com in -13 degree Fahrenheit weather on Mount Whitney, the tester stayed warmer in relation to other testers with similar rated bags.
PROJECT clothing produces technical performance apparel for a wide range of sports and athletes. The President and CEO, Graeme Clarke, with years of producing technical performance wear for triathletes and runners has developed PROJECT clothing to bring active innovations in apparel to winter sports and the outdoor industry.
PROJECT is poised to debut its new line of three technical ski and snowboard jackets with pants including the Arctic, the Downhill and the Powder, all of which utilize Celliant technology. The Arctic Jacket in particular features, ThermaDown™, which has the added benefit of being treated with an infrared technology from Celliant. This technology converts body heat produced into IR energy and sends it back to the body, meaning increased blood circulation and lower energy expenditure to maintain body temperature. The Celliant IR treatment also keeps the down from getting wet further ensuring the warm properties of the down.
Please visit us at the CELLIANTBooth, #38182, at the Outdoor Retailer Show, January 21st-24th in Salt Lake City.At the winter show these new developments will be unveiled, as well as a partner program in technical outerwear with applied Celliant technology.
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Celliant is the proprietary technology of Hologenix, LLC, the designers, manufacturers and distributors of bio-responsive fibers and textiles for over 10 years. The end use of the performance products containing this innovative technology has been clinically proven to enhance tissue oxygen levels while improving athletic performance, sleep quality, health and wellness. Hologenix is dedicated to creating science-based products to improve people’s lives and deliver a future of healthy innovation.
For more information, please contact:
Beth Cochran: 406.579.7909, firstname.lastname@example.org
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