LATHAM, N.Y. – AUGUST, 2015: PrimaLoft, Inc. (primaloft.com), the world leader in providing comfort solutions with high-performance insulations and fabrics, has been named as 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 in December 2010 and now offers 16 different bluesign® certified PrimaLoft® Insulations, including staple fibers and continuous filaments. This certification ensures confidence in brands, retailers and consumers that PrimaLoft® Insulation is an ethical and environmentally sound product.
“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 toward sustainability in the manufacturing industry.”
One of the most renowned environmental certifications in the world, the bluesign® system evaluates all aspects of PrimaLoft Inc.’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.”
About PrimaLoft, Inc.
PrimaLoft, Inc., a materials science company based in Latham, New York with offices in Germany, Italy and China, is the world leader in research and innovative development of comfort solutions with high performance insulations and fabrics. The PrimaLoft® brand, a registered trademark of PrimaLoft, Inc., delivers feel-good products that are used in the top global outdoor and fashion brands, home furnishings, work wear, hunting and military applications. PrimaLoft® insulation was originally developed for the U.S. army as a water-resistant, synthetic alternative to down. Today, the brand is recognized as a benchmark in the outdoor industry for providing unsurpassed comfort in any condition, ultimately empowering users to stay in the moment. PrimaLoft, Inc. is active in sustainable textile production through partnerships with the bluesign® system, the International OEKO-TEX® Association and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Higg Index. For more information, please visit primaloft.com, and follow PrimaLoft on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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About bluesign technologies ag:
The bluesign® system is the solution for a sustainable textile production. It eliminates harmful substances right from the beginning of the manufacturing process and sets and controls standards for an environmentally friendly and safe production. This not only ensures that the final textile product meets very stringent consumer safety requirements worldwide but also provides confidence to the consumer to acquire a sustainable product. bluesign technologies ag was founded in 2000. Since then, the bluesign® system has been adopted by worldwide leading textile manufacturers. Various significant key players of the chemical and machine industry rely on the bluesign® system. And well-known brands of the outdoor, sportswear and fashion industry rely on the extensive knowledge of bluesign technologies.