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Polartec Announces 2008 APEX Design Award Winners

Polartec, LLC, the developer, manufacturer and marketer of Polartec® performance fabrics, announces the North American APEX Design Award winners for 2008.
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Polartec, LLC, the developer, manufacturer and marketer of Polartec® performance fabrics, announces the North American APEX Design Award winners for 2008. This prestigious award goes to the best-of-the-best Polartec® based garments that will be available to consumers in fall 2008. Winners are selected based on the style, function and fit of the garment as well as the most innovative and appropriate uses of Polartec® fabrics in the designs.

This year's winners range from a technical hoodie with street-smart styling, to an innovative maternity layer for active mothers. And the winners are:

• MEC Borderline Hoodie –Polartec® Power Stretch® with Hardface® technology
• Merrell Tibet Spirit High – Polartec® Classic 200
• Mountain Sprouts Signature Mitt and Bootie Gift Set– Polartec® Thermal Pro®
• Core Concepts Carve Full Zip – Polartec® Wind Pro® with Hardface® technology
• Arc'teryx Gamma SV Hoodie – Polartec® Power Shield®
• Westcomb Fusion HX – Polartec® Power Shield® and Polartec® Thermal Pro® High Loft
• US Army Extended Cold Weather Clothing System, Generation III – Polartec® Power Dry® and Polartec® Thermal Pro® High Loft
• Mountain Sprouts Rogue Softshell Jacket – Polartec® Thermal Pro® with Hardface® technology
• Shebeest Techno Wool Velocity Jersey – Polartec® Power Dry® with wool
• Jakfish Eamon Lightweight Hoodie and Ryan Everywhere Pants– Polartec® Power Stretch®
• Easymain Female Sportswear Top – Polartec® Power Stretch® and Polartec® Power Dry®
• Marmot Wool Half Zip – Polartec® Power Dry® with wool
• Patagonia Velocity – Polartec® Power Dry®
• L.L. Bean Mountain Sport Fleece – Polartec® Thermal Pro® and Polartec Wind Pro® with Hardface® technology
• The North Face – TBA at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

In addition to a Tiffany crystal award and bragging rights for a year, winners can participate in a custom hangtag program promoting these products at the consumer level. Polartec® also provides additional marketing support through product placement with media and events. Past winners can testify that the Polartec® APEX Design Award drives sell-through.

About Polartec, LLC
Polartec, LLC is the developer, manufacturer, and marketer of Polartec® performance fabrics. Polartec® products range from lightweight wicking base layers, to insulation layers, to extreme weather protection and are utilized by the best clothing brands in the world. In addition, Polartec® fabrics are used extensively by all branches of the United States military including the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Special Operations Forces. For more information, visit www.polartec.com.

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