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Primaloft confirmed as largest supplier of bluesign approved insulations

PrimaLoft was the first branded synthetic insulation manufacturer to obtain bluesign certification for its high-performance insulations.

30th July 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Latham, NY

Sports/​Outdoor, Clothing/​Footwear, Protective

PrimaLoft, the leader in providing comfort solutions with high-performance insulations and fabrics, has been named the largest provider of bluesign certified insulation with the best managed network of worldwide production sites.

PrimaLoft was the first branded synthetic insulation manufacturer to obtain bluesign certification for its high-performance insulations back in December 2010 and now offers 16 different bluesign certified PrimaLoft Insulations, including staple fibres and continuous filaments.

“PrimaLoft is the largest ingredient brand provider for bluesign approved insulations”, said Peter Waeber, CEO from Bluesign Technologies AG. “The company continues to demonstrate awareness and responsibility to its customers and consumers, while cultivating positive movement towards sustainability in the manufacturing industry.”

bluesign system

One of the most renowned environmental certifications in the world, the bluesign system evaluates all aspects of PrimaLoft’s sourcing and manufacturing, from raw materials and chemical components to natural resource consumption and occupational health within the working environment.

“As a responsible manufacturer and supplier to the sports/outdoor and fashion industries among others, we are devoted to meeting the highest standards of worker safety, human rights, and ethical environmental and supply chain practices,” said Mike Joyce, president and CEO of PrimaLoft.

“We will continue to push the boundaries when it comes to innovation, with products for our brand partners that only perform at the highest standards, while always minimizing our impact on the environment and adhering to strict health and safety standards.”

PrimaLoft

PrimaLoft, a materials science company based in Latham, NY, with offices in Germany, Italy and China, is the leader in research and innovative development of comfort solutions with high performance insulations and fabrics.

The PrimaLoft brand delivers feel-good products that are used in the top global outdoor and fashion brands, home furnishings, workwear, hunting and military applications.

PrimaLoft insulation was originally developed for the US army as a water-resistant, synthetic alternative to down. Today, the brand is recognized in the outdoor industry for providing unsurpassed comfort in any condition, ultimately empowering users to stay in the moment.

www.primaloft.com

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