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    Pieps launches voluntary product recall


    Austrian avalanche transceiver manufacturer Pieps , like Black Diamond part of U.S.-based Clarus Corp ., has launched a “voluntary product correction” initiative to improve the product safety of its DSP series avalanche beacons. In connection with the program, the company says, “Pieps has conducted extensive evaluations of the ...

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    Ortovox introduces waterproof PFC-free backpacks


    Source: Ortovox Peak Dry (for high alpine activities) Ortovox is presenting the Dry series , a collection of weather-proof backpacks for high alpine touring, mountaineering and climbing that are also completely PFC-free, as part of its spring/summer 2021 releases. The outer material of ...

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    Colmar works with Iranian designer Morteza Vaseghi for third A.G.E. collection


    Source: Lasse Fløde Morteza Vaseghi Colmar has appointed an Iranian-born designer, Morteza Vaseghi , as the new creative director for its third A.G.E. ( Advanced Garment Exploration) collection. Vaseghi brings his longtime associate, Norwegian cultural entrepreneur Elise By Olsen , to the project ...

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    Nalgene Outdoor increases commitment to use recycled materials


    Nalgene Outdoor , a U.S. manufacturer of reusable water bottles, announced a significant increase in its commitment to manufacturing with recycled materials. By the end of 2021, Nalgene aims to have all of its reusable water bottle production switched to Tritan Renew material, a resin made from 50 percent ...

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    SAC and Higg release a new value-chain tracker


    About 500 brands – among them Walmart , Patagonia , Nike , H M , Zalando , Benetton and VF Corp. – will be using the latest version of the Higg Brand Retail Module ( BRM ) for the next two years. Developed by the ...

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    Fjällräven launches collection made from fabric scraps


    Fjällräven has launched Samlaren (Swedish for “the gatherer”), an initiative that infuses new life into surplus material through innovative use of fabric leftovers. Samlaren products will be released in recurring, limited-edition capsule collections, the brand said. The new concept is rooted in Fjällräven’s commitment to ...

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    Olympic champion Callum Skinner launches rear-vision cycling glasses


    Callum Skinner , the British former track cyclist and Olympic medalist, is launching special sunglasses that allow cyclists to see also behind them. The glasses were invented by physicist Alexander Macdonald , developed with Skinner and designed by Bob Henderson , an award-winning optical engineer, after raising more than £100,000 ...

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    Jack Wolfskin celebrates 40th anniversary


    The German outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin , owned by the U.S. company Callaway Golf since the beginning of 2019, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2021. To mark the occasion, protagonists as well as customers will be featured throughout the year on , who have shaped and accompanied ...

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    Wayne Edy buys back Inov-8 from Descente


    Wayne Edy is back at the helm of Inov-8 , the British footwear, apparel and equipment brand he founded in 2003. As the company prepares to launch a new graphene-based running shoe, Edy reportedly already bought back the 80 percent stake in the company last year that he sold ...

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    Leatherman introduces apparel line


    U.S. multi-tool manufacturer Leatherman is entering new territory with its first clothing collection. The hoodies, shirts and accessories are “Made in USA” and, according to the manufacturer, designed to combine outstanding material properties, functionality and attention to detail just like the brand’s multi-tools. The apparel is traditionally 100 percent ...

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    Dragon launches eyewear for anglers


    Dragon Eyewear is introducing a collection of sunglasses designed for the anglers out there. The XP Fishing Collection – itself part of the XP Cross-Performance line – comprises four models and seven lens tints for deep-sea, in-shore, sunrise, or sunset fishing. The frames are made of an ...

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    Osprey launches new generation of Talon and Tempest with AGAIN campaign


    U.S. backpack specialist Osprey has released an open letter to the outdoor community and its retail partners to signal hope on the horizon after the tough year of 2020. With the message explore AGAIN™ , the letter highlights the importance of the outdoors to physical and mental well-being. Together ...

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    Gore Wear focuses more on cycling; streamlines wholesale business


    Gore Wear , the W.L. Gore Associates apparel label previously known for its functional apparel for cycling, running and cross-country skiing, has unveiled a new wholesale approach and a more focused product portfolio. In a press release for the North American market, the brand announced that it ...

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    POC launches first bike helmet with independent, self-powered light source


    More than a year after Swedish companies POC and Exeger unveiled a technology and idea to develop, design and manufacture a helmet with self-powered lighting at the Rouleur Classic in London, POC has now unveiled the Omne Eternal bicycle helmet. Designed to increase cyclist safety on ...

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    Barbour and Noah launch new collaborative capsule


    Barbour and Noah have teamed up on a new capsule collection, which follows up last year’s collaboration between the two brands. The new capsule, set for release on Feb. 18, comprises a new take on Barbour’s Beaufort and Bedale jackets as well as a range of accessories. The ...

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    Paul&Shark and White Mountaineering team up for outdoor capsule


    Paul Shark , the Italian casualwear and yachting brand, has partnered with White Mountaineering (WM) to launch a capsule collection of high-performance outdoor garments for fall/winter 2021. The all-black menswear range comprises t-shirts, sweaters, pants and all-terrain jackets. The garments feature a blend of Paul Shark nautical heritage and ...

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    Sympatex: 25 percent bio-based material in all membranes


    Sympatex announced at ISPO Munich Online that as early as this year, more than 25 percent of the raw materials required for its membrane will be switched to bio-based sources derived from various organic waste streams (based on mass balancing). At the same time, it aims to ensure ...

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    Uvex safety group starts production of respiratory protection masks


    Source: Uvex Safety Group uvex silv-Air lite mask To secure the supply of high-quality respiratory protection products, the Uvex Safety Group is investing in an in-house production facility for FFP2 respiratory protection masks together with household products manufacturer Fackelmann . With production in ...

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    OS Maps launches in Australia, prior to expanding to more countries


    Ordnance Survey (OS) , the national mapping agency for Great Britain, has launched its walking and cycling app, OS Maps , in Australia. It is the first nation outside of Britain to have full access to this service, helping people create their own adventures in the outdoors. OS Maps ...

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    Allied develops ultra high-performance recycled down with enhanced fill power


    Allied Feather + Down has announced what it claims to be the highest fill-power ever achieved in a certified post-consumer recycled down. The new RENU:750 represents an improvement on the RENU:700 down. Allied was able to alter the way that post-consumer material was processed and separated to ...