Team Polartec Wins at Lineman’s Rodeo

176 teams of the best linemen from around the world competed in the 28th annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, KS on October 15th.  The competition tests traditional tasks and skills of lineman including the Hurtman Rescue, Pole Climb and CPR.  Each team is composed of 3 competitors, 2 linemen and a ground man.  […]

2011 APEX Award Winners Available Now

Each year, Polartec honors the finest Polartec-based garments with a prestigious Polartec APEX Award. We announced the North American and European winners back in May. Most of these pieces are now available for purchase. Check ’em out!

Polartec to Use Recycled Plastic Bottles AND Recycled Fabric Waste

On the heels of launching REPREVE 100 – Polartec is again partnering with Unifi to bring another innovation of recycled fabric to market. Last year, Polartec introduced Repreve 100 – a 100% PCR yarn, made from recycled plastic bottles. Today, Polartec announced it will start adding fabric waste to Repreve 100, continuing a commitment to […]

Polartec Athlete Advisory Board Hard at Work in Chamonix

The weather in Chamonix provided ideal conditions to test fabric waterproofing. For the 11 world-class climbers, skiers, mountaineers, runners, explorers and adventure racers on the Polartec Athlete Advisory Board, there’s perhaps nothing as painful as sitting under the fluorescent bulbs of a conference room for an eight-hour meeting. But, if that meeting will result in […]