Sorona® Receives Top 10 Textile Innovation Award from FabricLink
The Sorona® Team is honored to receive FabricLink Network's Top 10 Textile Innovation award for 2017-2018 for our collaborative new three-layer eco-efficient fabric interconnecting durability, sustainability, and wearability. Check out a preview from FabricLink Network's article about the award and some highlights about the collaboration between Sorona®, CORDURA®, and Susterra® below.
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"FabricLink Network's Top 10 Textile Innovations for 2017-2018 include new textile fibers, a nonwoven, a composite fabric, and inventive fabric constructions covering an array of end-use applications. This year's Top 10 Innovations include applications for activewear, aeronautical, intimate apparel, medical, outdoorwear, and safety & protective, as well as a cutting-edge sustainable recycling system. The research required to launch many of these advancements often extends over a period of several years.
The FabricLink Network's Top 10 Textile Innovation Awards recognize technical achievements and originality that improves or advances the finished product application and performance.
CORDURA® Brand, DuPont Tate & Lyle's Susterra®, and DuPont™ Sorona®
CORDURA® Brand, DuPont Tate & Lyles's Susterra®, and DuPont™ Sorona® fuel innovation through collaboration with a new three-layer eco-efficient fabric interconnecting durability, sustainability, and wearability. Based on the CORDURA® brand mantra "Sustainability Begins with Products That Last™", the outer layer features long-lasting, abrasion and tear resistant CORDURA® Naturalle™ fabric, designed to help wearers Live Durable™ . The middle layer is a waterproof, breathable, plant-based membrane using Susterra® propanediol, DuPont Tate & Lyle's revolutionary building block. The membrane has outstanding low-temperature flex and elasticity for lamination to stretch fabrics for added mobility while keeping you dry and comfortable in all kinds of weather. The lightweight, exceptionally soft inner layer consists of a DuPont™ Sorona® fiber-based fleece which is designed for next-to-skin comfort. The soft and smooth touch, plant-based fibers holds up over time, for garments that look good and feel good. "