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La-Z-Boy furniture range with IR coatings

Minerals are activated with body heat with rejuvenating properties.

17th November 2022

Innovation in Textiles
 |  New York City


New York based tech company Nanobionic has announced a global partnership with La-Z-Boy, a leader in residential furniture, and Culp, one of the largest marketers of upholstery fabrics for residential and commercial furniture. 

Nanobionic’s wellness and recovery technology will now be used in Culp upholstery fabric that is exclusively offered in La-Z-Boy’s newly launched Restore by Nanobionic furniture collection. Culp is also in discussion with Nanobionic about applying the technology to its leading range of circular knitted mattress fabrics.

Nanobionic is a mineral-based coating that blends science with wellness and recovery. It is applied as a soft coating on any type of textile, leather or artificial leather, providing the benefit of improving energy and recovery. The fabric collection, which is offered in an array of Culp fabrics featuring soft textures and stylish colours, allows users to relax, recover, and restore their body while enjoying the comfort of La-Z-Boy’s furniture. 

“We are honoured to be working with such an iconic brand as La-Z-Boy and Culp to incorporate Nanobionic’s innovative technology into the new Restore by Nanobionic line,” said Nanobionic CEO, George Psipsikas. “This exclusive partnership is a significant innovation in the home furniture industry, as Culp’s Nanobionic-treated upholstery fabric creates increased energy and wellness benefits for the end users of La-Z-Boy furniture around the world. Every piece of La-Z-Boy Restore by Nanobionic furniture can now become a charging station for the human body.”

Soft coating

Nanobionic technology is a soft coating comprised of a blend of minerals, that can applied to any type of fabric, developed to increase energy, everyday performance, and enhance wellness for better recovery. When the technology comes in close proximity to the human body, the minerals are activated with body heat, and begin emitting Infrared IR rays back to the body. This helps the body to rejuvenate, increases general wellness and promotes restful sleep.

The technology has been validated through several independent scientific studies, that have proven a variety of performance, sleep and wellness benefits. According to the company, the FDA has determined that Nanobionic products are medical devices, as defined in section 201(h) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and are also General Wellness products.

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