FilSpec Spins Thermo°Cool® Yarns For American Market

Sherbrooke, Canada-based yarn spinner FilSpec Inc. is now offering Thermo°Cool® staple yarn to the
American market through an exclusive cooperation with Thermo°Cool technology developer and
polyester fiber manufacturer Advansa BV, the Netherlands. The yarns are targeted to performance
sportswear as well as everyday comfort applications.

Thermo°Cool’s Duoregulation® technology combines hollow core fiber and channeled cross
sections to offer both thermobuffering and evaporative cooling benefits as needed to maintain
wearer comfort through varying levels of activity.

FilSpec is spinning the yarn at its manufacturing facilities in Sherbrooke and Ellerbe, N.C.

July 10, 2012