DULUTH, Ga. — July 2, 2018 — Stretched Fabrics Suppliers dyeable polypropylene fiber is proving to be a versatile, all-performance partner in a raft of new hybrid developments for the outdoor market, many with an eye to sustainability.
A uniquely disperse-dyeable polypropylene, CoolVisions fiber provides mills and brands with the means to create differentiation in fabric structure, pattern, and coloration, according to the company.
The lightweight, moisture-wicking, thermally-regulating polypropylene staple fiber is perfect for spinning with merino wool or cotton, creating yarns that combine polypropylene’s performance attributes with the comfort of natural fibers, without the use of additives or topical enhancements.Forces of Nature gear by Apparel Strategic Alliances owes its performance cred to CoolVisions + Cotton knits from Grupo Miro in Mexico.
The company recently launched Virtu-Scan™ Apparel, a line of thermally-regulating performance safety apparel featuring CoolVisions + Cotton. The gear features a logo that can be scanned to confirm the wearer’s identity. WoolVisions™ knits by Global Merino have been adopted by sustainably-minded Norwegian outdoor brand Norrǿna in their line of Skibotn Wool Equaliser T-shirts.