Polartec Features Apex Award Winners in Video Series


Lawrence, Mass. – Polartec, the premium producer of innovative textile solutions, features the designers and developers of select 2014 Polartec Apex Award-winning products in a new video series and social media campaign. Each year, Polartec recognizes the finest Polartec-based products via the Polartec Apex Awards and these videos tell the stories of these products as many of them are becoming available to consumers.

Over 100 apparel and accessory brands from around the world submitted their most innovative products for the 2014 Polartec Apex Awards, and the winners were selected based on style, function, workmanship, and overall design with the most innovative and appropriate uses of Polartec fabrics.

The 2014 Polartec Apex Award Designer Video Series begins with videos featuring Polartec partner brands Sugoi, Bomber Gear, and rh+, and will continue with videos featuring Strafe, Kjus, Mountain Force, and Athleta on Polartec's Vimeo channel.

“The Polartec Apex Award is all about recognizing excellence in innovation, function and design, and encouraging this type of collaboration with our team,” says Allon Cohne, Polartec global marketing director. “These videos highlight the designers and developers we collaborate with to continually expand the limits of what fabric can do, and the videos tell those stories in their words.”

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About Polartec, LLC

Polartec, LLC is the premium provider of innovative textile solutions. Since inventing modern synthetic fleece in 1981, the engineers at Polartec have continued to push the limits of fabric technology. Today, Polartec supplies the world with the most advanced fabric innovations. Polartec products range from advanced lightweight wicking fabric, to insulation and weather protection textiles and are utilized by leading apparel brands, the U.S. military and other global militaries, flame resistance, work wear, and contract upholstery markets. For more information, visit polartec.com.