The manufacturer of fiber technologies Ascend Performance Materials, Houston, TX/USA, has announced a commercial agreement with The S Group, Helsinki/Finland, a globally recognized provider of apparel design, development and manufacturing.
The alliance will focus on commercialization of Acteev Protect antimicrobial yarns, fibers and fabrics, offering customers full-scale supply chain service from garment design to delivery.
Ascend Performance Materials’ Acteev Protect has been named a finalist for Outdoor Retailer’s 2021 Innovation Awards. The antimicrobial odor-resisting fabric was selected to advance to the final round based on its design, functionality and impact.
Ascend Performance Materials has appointed a medical advisory board to provide counsel on its Acteev technology platform. Comprising internationally recognized experts in the fields of PPE evaluation, viral pathology, epidemiology and infectious diseases, the board will provide scientific review and advice on end applications of Acteev technology, including masks, filtration, fabrics and engineered plastics.