The French company Clim8, founded in 2016, has announced its expansion into the North American market. Clim8 is the developer of an innovative, patented heating technology that has already been launched in collaboration with premium brands in Europe (Odlo, Ixon) and South Korea (K2 Korea). Having already established important partnerships with W.L. Gore, Clim8 now plans to grow in the USA with a new organisation. To begin with, Clim8 is bringing in Jon Klein, former business development leader at PrimaLoft Inc. as VP of business development for North America. With over 20 years of industry experience, Klein will focus on developing new partnerships and market penetration. In addition, Claire Ortiz, former creative director at Nike, Jordan Brand, and global business director at Wilson (apparel, footwear and accessories) and former VP of business development North America at Clim8, will serve as marketing director North America, while leading business development for her key accounts. Clim8 plans to announce new partnerships and product launches with top global brands this winter and to introduce its thermal management technology to the U.S. market.