HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an Eco-Friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather

Recent consumer research shows that 49% of consumers think it is important that their water-repellent product is eco-friendly PFC-free1. To meet these consumer and brand demands, HeiQ developed the HeiQ Eco Dry line of PFC-free products. The collaboration with DuPont expands on this product line, with the first product being a PFC-free water-repellent finish for Read more about HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an Eco-Friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather[…]

HeiQ and Patagonia expand their partnership with HeiQ Fresh Tech

Recent consumer research shows that 72% of shoppers are interested in odor control technology in activewear. As we are social animals, humans want to be close to others without having to worry about bad smell on our apparel from ourselves or our surroundings. To expand on the Patagonia/HeiQ partnership, and as part of the R&D Read more about HeiQ and Patagonia expand their partnership with HeiQ Fresh Tech[…]

sloggi and HeiQ celebrate the joy of movement together

Gradually rolling out globally since this autumn, sloggi mOve, a new line of athletic bodywear by sloggi, celebrates the joy of being active and feeling comfortable. Sloggi mOve has three series, FLY, FLEX and FLOW, making sure all kinds of movement are catered to: with FLY designed for fast and energetic movements; FLEX for sports Read more about sloggi and HeiQ celebrate the joy of movement together[…]

HeiQ Announces New Partnership with Concept III in North America

With this new partnership, the team at Concept III will immediately begin representing HeiQ technologies with their brand partners. For four decades, Concept III has worked alongside the world’s premier mills and tech innovators to source and develop new fabric-based solutions for iconic outdoor apparel brands. HeiQ’s CEO, Carlo Centonze says “HeiQ’s mission is to Read more about HeiQ Announces New Partnership with Concept III in North America[…]

Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp

Based on the mechanism of the recently unveiled, patent-pending instant cooling hydro functional polymer, the Swiss textile innovator HeiQ announces that a suite of new products will be added to the HeiQ Smart Temp product family for a full range of activated cooling technology, customizable for each fabric type and intended cooling performance. HeiQ recently Read more about Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp[…]

HeiQ Appoints Colleen Nipkow as Marketing Director North America and Paul Middleton as Brandforce Europe and Technical Director Brandforce

In these two newly created leadership roles, Nipkow is named Marketing Director North America, and Middleton is named Brandforce Europe and Technical Director Brandforce. Nipkow will oversee HeiQ’s North American marketing, leading strategic planning, budget, and all aspects of marketing communication for the region. Middleton will manage brand relations with our European partners as well Read more about HeiQ Appoints Colleen Nipkow as Marketing Director North America and Paul Middleton as Brandforce Europe and Technical Director Brandforce[…]

Now cooling on clothes is only activated when needed

The Swiss textile innovator HeiQ launches an upgraded version of its popular dynamic cooling technology HeiQ Smart Temp. Based on an instant cooling hydro functional polymer, this patent pending technology provides activated cooling to the wearer for enhanced performance and thermal comfort. Inhouse thermoregulation performance measurements of a treated fabric revealed a 1.5°C to 2.5°C Read more about Now cooling on clothes is only activated when needed[…]

HeiQ and KJUS sponsored the drag-reduced, tailor-made bob suits for the first Cristal Da Glatsch race on the Swiss Olympia Bob Run

The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ and one of the world’s leading premium ski brands KJUS sponsored the tailor-made leading-edge bob suits during the first Cristal Da Glatsch bobsled race to support the oldest and only natural bobsleigh track in the world. On 1 March, the race took place on the Olympia Bob Run St.Moritz-Celerina Read more about HeiQ and KJUS sponsored the drag-reduced, tailor-made bob suits for the first Cristal Da Glatsch race on the Swiss Olympia Bob Run[…]

Freshness redefined for sports gear

The Swiss textile innovator HeiQ launches HeiQ Fresh FFL (Fresh For Long), a 100% bio-based odor control technology. The product targets the sportswear and intimate segment, with application especially suitable for seamless garments made of synthetics that are prone to permastink. Visitors at ISPO Munich can get a first sniff of the technology at HeiQ’s Read more about Freshness redefined for sports gear[…]

The online Fast Fabric Sampling Tool “heiq it! ” for fabric managers

End of March, the Swiss textile innovator HeiQ is going to go live with “heiq it!”, its one-of-a-kind Fast Fabric Sampling Tool. It is an online fabric configuration platform that enables fabric managers at textile brands to assemble premium customized fabrics with innovative HeiQ technologies. Brands can order dozens of meters of functional fabric samples Read more about The online Fast Fabric Sampling Tool “heiq it! ” for fabric managers[…]