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Gore-Tex Announces Thinner, Sustainable Membrane For Apparel, Footwear

Technical textile supplier Gore Fabrics has announced the creation of a thinner PFC-free membrane for apparel and footwear which it says will help reduce its carbon footprint.

The expanded polyethylene membrane – being called ePE – is due to be launched in autumn 2022 in a range of Gore-Tex brand products, as well as outdoor and lifestyle products from brands including Adidas, Arc’teryx, Salmon, Dakine and Patagonia.