ARRASATE–MONDRAGÓN, Spain — June 6, 2022 — Technical outdoor sock producer Lorpen continues to take steps in terms of sustainability, without losing the technicality that characterizes it. This was made known to its national and international sales network during the sales meeting held recently at its headquarters in Etxalar. Highlights main materials of its SS 2023 collection since Outdoor&Mountaineering, to Trail Running and Running lines are 100-percent sustainable.
Some of the sustainable yarns that you can find in this collection include the Coolmax® Ecomade, made 100 percent using recycled pet bottles, which provides the same lasting freshness expected from the Coolmax® brand; the EcoTherm, a polyester fiber, 100-percent recycled plastic bottles; or recycled nylon from fishing nets. In addition, Lorpen has incorporated new colors such as the Deep Forest in Hiker, the Green Lime in Trail Running and the Charcoal or Coral in Running.
The novelties of this collection respond to the sustainable production model of the brands that make up the Ternua Group company. Lorpen has already been taking steps in this direction for years. Thus, its factory has the environmental certification ISO 14001, its electrical energy comes from renewable sources and, in addition, the building is designed to take full advantage of the sunlight in order to avoid turning on lights during the day, no chemicals are used in the final products or excessive water is used in their processes, and its location (Etxalar) allows 95% of its employees to go to work by bike or on foot. Also, all the plastic bags used in the factory are made of low-density polyethylene, the material that requires the least energy for its production and is very easy to recycle, and all boxes contain 60% recycled materials. At the product level, all the materials used are dyed and spun in Europe and have the Pekoe-Tex certificate, which guarantees that the socks do not contain harmful substances in any of their parts.
It should be remembered that the brand is a pioneer in designing the T3 layered technology for socks, in using the flat seam on the toe and in applying Polartec Power Stretch in most of its performance models. Recently it also presented its SLS technology (system of layers by differentiated and strategic areas based on the activity to be carried out) and in the upcoming collections, the brand will continue applying this process of implementation of sustainable yarns in more models, betting on eco-design and offering outdoor lovers a cutting-edge product in technology and respectful of the environment.
Posted: June 6, 2022
Source: Lorpen International