Toray Industries, Inc., announced today that ecodear®, its plant-based synthetic fiber, has received the Best Product award in the Soft Equipment category in the ISPO Textrends award contest during ISPO Munich 2021. This top international trade fair for sporting goods and sports fashion is online this year from February 1 through 5.
This nylon textile fiber incorporates 60% bio-derived materials and a solvent-free coating that minimizes its environmental impact. The fiber is exceptionally fine, light, and soft.
The Soft Equipment category encompasses performance products for tents, backpacks, sleeping bags, shoes, and other items. Materials for this category must be light and durable and provide UV protection.
- ISPO Textrends
- ISPO Textrends Soft Equipment