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Rock Face releases FR base layers for military markets

The brand will debut these new product lines at the annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas, NV, from 23-26 January.

18th January 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Wadesboro, NC

Protective, Clothing/​Footwear

Coville, the owner of Rock Face, was founded as a fabric converter in 1976 in Winston-Salem, NC, and has since become a leading supplier of performance, athletic and protective base layers. Since 2014, Coville has provided fabric for more than 21 million garments for the US Armed Forces. Rock Face remains the only base layer apparel brand that designs, knits and sews products in their Berry-Compliant, company-owned manufacturing facilities.

Rock Face was created to provide distributors and end-users a manufacturer-direct line of advanced base layers at the lowest cost. Rock Face combines technologically-advanced fabrications and modern fit specifications to create the high-performing and comfortable base layers for military and tactical applications. “Tested and certified for both training and combat missions, Rock Face base layers are lightweight but protective, comfortable yet durable,” the company explains.

In addition to advanced flame-resistant properties, Rock Face’s base-layers are powered by Coville’s climaGuard, a textile technology that has been developed to create and protect the ideal human microclimate. “climaGuard’s ideal blend of water-attracting and water-repelling fibres creates garments that breathe, wick moisture away from the skin and dry quickly. This technology also employs SilverPlus which protects garments from odour-causing bacteria. All of this combines to create the ultimate in modern base layer technology,” the company reports.

“After developing a robust supply chain, Coville created Rock Face to bring its focus on quality and service full-circle, as well as be able to sell products directly to the customers. Rock Face was inspired by the durability and strength of the rugged mountains and has a mission to produce base layers that can protect customers in any condition. Rock Face uses state-of-the-art textile technologies to design and manufacture Flame Resistant, Cold Weather and Performance garments.”

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