Polartec Announces 2010 APEX Design Award Winners

Lawrence, Mass.-based Polartec LLC — manufacturer of Polartec® performance fabrics for consumer
and military apparel — has announced the winners of its APEX Awards, given to designers and
companies that create the most innovative end products using Polartec fabrics. Winners have their
products displayed at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City and OutDoor Friedrichshafen
in Germany, and receive a custom Tiffany crystal award as well as custom hangtags, sales literature
and promotional support from Polartec.

The following are the North American APEX Design Award Winners:

  • Mountain Mama: Fairview Wrap Jacket using Polartec Thermal Pro®
  • REI: Lightweight MTS Baselayer for men and women using Polartec Power Dry®
  • Patagonia: Women’s R3 Hi-Loft Hoody using Polartec Thermal Pro and Polartec Power Stretch®
  • Vaute Couture Inc.: Vaute Coat using Polartec Wind Pro®
  • Sealy: Embody™ By Sealy Collection using Polartec Body Climate®
  • U.S. Army/ADS Tactical/Peckham Vocational: Flame Resistant Environmental Ensemble (FREE) using
    Polartec Thermal FR®
  • Canada Goose: Tremblant Pullover using Polartec Power Shield® O2
  • Arc’teryx: Alpha SV Glove Liner using Polartec Wind Pro
  • Marmot: Variant Jacket using Polartec Power Stretch
  • The North Face: Kishtwar Jacket using Polartec Power Shield Pro
  • Under Armour: 2010 U.S. Olympic Freestyle Team Audio Hoody using Polartec Wind Pro
  • True North: Dragonfur® Job Shirt using Polartec Thermal FR

The following are the European APEX Design Award Winners:

  • Flower Gloves: Ultimate Firefighter Suit using Polartec Power Dry FR
  • Montura: SuperNova using Polartec Power Shield Pro
  • Eider: Power Pro Jacket using Polartec Power Shield Pro
  • Ternua: Whales & Kids using Polartec Classic 300 recycled
  • Montura: Scalda Muscalo using Polartec Power Shield
  • Trangoworld: Axial Woman Trouser using Polartec Power Shield
  • Vaude: Baltoro Pant using Polartec Power Shield
  • Colmar: MD 9312 Women’s Full Zip Tecnofleece using Polartec Thermal Pro
  • Wild Roses: L-Maloja PD Shirt using Polartec Power Dry High Efficiency
  • Ternua: Identity using Polartec Power Stretch
  • Sweet Protection: REDLINE Jacket using Polartec Thermal Pro
  • Norrøna: trollvegen warm2 fleece jacket using Polartec Thermal Pro

June 8, 2010