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New outerwear, sleeping bags and accessories featuring Pertex® fabrics to be introduced at 2014 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
Clitheroe, UK – Pertex, known internationally among outdoor enthusiasts for its extremely lightweight yet highly-durable fabrics, is proud to announce many of its brand partners will present new outdoor gear made with Pertex at the Outdoor Retailer Show (ORSM) in Salt Lake City, August 6-9, 2014.
Along with its versatile collection of high-performance fabrics, Pertex will have an array of SS 15 brand partner products on display in its ORSM booth #37037.
“It’s been nearly 45 years since we launched Pertex and we’re still in awe to be a primary fabric of choice for many of the world’s highly-respected outdoor brands,” said Steve Laycock, Brand Director, Pertex. “We wish our partners all the best during this spring/summer ’15 selling season.”
Brief highlights of new SS 15 gear made with Pertex include:
adidas Outdoor is a new Pertex brand partner this season and features Pertex fabrics in its high-performance terrex collection. The terrex DownBlaze Jacket features PrimaLoft® Down Blend Gold insulation, and abrasion-resistant, lightweight Pertex Microlight shell.
Bergans of Norway’s Gulen Jacket is a superlight jacket ideal for trail running, hiking or any high-intensity activity. Constructed of soft, supple Pertex Classic Eco, it’s windproof, water resistant, highly breathable and quick drying.
Black Diamond’s Hot Forge Hybrid Hoody is ultra-light and designed to combat drops in temperature. It’s made with Pertex Quantum and insulated with PrimaLoft® Down Blend Gold in body, and PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation in hood, shoulders and arms.
Mammut’s new MTR 141 Air jacket is a stretch-running jacket for women made with Pertex Microlight, which provides ideal protection and temperature regulation for light running sessions.
Marmot’s Alloy 20 and Alloy 30, constructed with Pertex Classic, are new hybrid sleeping bags that combine the performance attributes of 700 fill power down and the moisture transport of Thermal R microfiber insulation.
Millet’s Hybrid Langtang Hoodie is a great layering or stand-alone piece that provides core warmth with wind protection on the arms. It is constructed with Pertex Quantum shell and insulated with 700 fill power down insulated torso.
Montane’s new Minimus Grand Tour Jacket is an ultralight backpacking shell loaded with technical features. Its zoned construction pairs Pertex Shield+ with Pertex Shield in the shoulders, hips and rear for added durability.
Outdoor Research’s lightweight, waterproof Helium Radar Rain Cap made with Pertex Shield offers the perfect combination of wet-weather protection and style for wear on-the-trail or around town.
Rab’s Vapour-rise Flex Jacket for men and women is made with Pertex Equilibrium, a wicking fleece liner and stretch side panels for versatile and highly breathable protection across a wide range of activities.
Westcomb’s new MAMARA Jacket, a sleek urban-inspired minimalist jacket with made with Pertex Equilibrium and an ultralight insulation for chilly nights.
Due to consumer demand, Big Agnes, inov-8, Patagonia and The North Face will also offer spring/summer ’15 products made with Pertex, which have been carried over from previous seasons.
Founded in 1970, by mountaineer Hamish Hamilton and Perseverance Mills Ltd, Pertex is based on Hamilton’s theory known as capillary action applied to polyamide yarns. Pertex was purchased in 2005 by Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a company dedicated to the research and development of innovative textile technology. Pertex has earned an industry-leading reputation with its high-performance Pertex Classic, Equilibrium, Quantum, Quantum GL, Microlight, Endurance, Shield and Shield + fabrics –many of which are found in the best outerwear and sleeping bags in the world. From the first Traveler’s Towel to the Pertex and Pile clothing line and the birth of soft shells, the Pertex range of fabrics was developed and continually refined over the past 44 years to ensure that the Pertex brand is synonymous with quality and innovation. www.pertex.com