Posts tagged as primaloft

  • Thursday, July 2nd 2015

    Primaloft opens own office for Asia-Pacific

    by Markus Huber

    Primaloft Inc., the U.S. specialty manufacturer of insulation products, has opened a head office for the Asian-Pacific region, which is a 100 percent subsidiary of the American headquarters. The new branch will operate from Xiamen, China. the operations will be run by Boris Lu, who has 15 years of experience in supply chain management. Among […]

  • Monday, December 9th 2013

    Primaloft expands into eastern Europe with its own operations

    by Markus Huber

    Primaloft, the Albany-based manufacturer of insulating fabrics, will open its own sales and marketing office in charge of sales and marketing in the eastern European and Russian markets, effective Jan. 1, 2014. This move comes shortly after establishing own operations in the U.K. and Scandinavia. The eastern business will be run by Bartosz Lassak who […]

  • Monday, July 29th 2013

    Primaloft grants license to Japanese owners of Pertex

    by Markus Huber

    Primaloft, the U.S. insulation manufacturer, has granted a license to Mitsui Bussan Techno Products of Japan to design and market fabrics featuring Primaloft’s Yarn Technologies. The new products will be named Primaloft Performance Fabrics. Mitsui has already started manufacturing new fabrics for use in functional underwear; other fabrics are set to follow. The complete new range of […]

  • Tuesday, December 4th 2012

    PrimaLoft joins Swatch and The North Face to sponsor world freeride tour


    PrimaLoft is endorsing the newly minted 2013 Swatch Freeride Tour by The North Face as its Official Insulation Supplier. PrimaLoft had already agreed to be Presenting Sponsor of the 2013 The North Face Masters of Snowboarding series, which is being merged with the Swatch Freeride World Tour and the Subaru Freeskiing World Tour. The enlarged […]

  • Friday, May 4th 2012

    Primaloft’s buy-out will have no impact on its European business

    by Markus Huber

    Albany International has agreed to sell its Primaloft insulation business to a newly created company, Primaloft, Inc. The deal is a management buy-out orchestrated by Primaloft’s senior management, led by Michael Joyce, who previously acted as president of Albany’s Applied Technology Group. The transaction is worth some $38 million and is supported by an investment […]