SuperFabric® has a rich, deep history of innovation, invention, and design in the performance fabric world. Here are just a few such moments that help anchor SuperFabric® as a leader in the industry.
Dr. Young-Hwa Kim
Creates SuperFabric® technology while contemplating needle stick protection for a medical glove. The 'locally hard, globally flexible' concept emerges to create tiny, hard, armor-like plates onto a flexible fabric, paving the way for SuperFabric® materials.
Little Lindy Joe becomes the first commercial use of SuperFabric® materials. Lindy used a triple layer SuperFabric® material to provide high coverage, puncture resistance from hooks, knives, dorsal fins, razor sharp teeth and gill plates. Lindy continues to utilize SuperFabric® in their Fish Handler product
Our PPE exclusive partner, launches with high cut and abrasion resistant lines of gloves, aprons, and armguards using SuperFabric®.
Army Combat Shirt
Massif develops the combat shirt for the military using SuperFabric® in the elbows for high abrasion resistance, durability, and flame resistance. The ACS is spec'd in by the army and becomes standard issue.
Adidas develops a one of a kind shoe with SuperFabric® for track star Jeremy Wairner. Jeremy runs to an olympic silver metal in the 400 meter event.
Singapore manufacturing and sales branch opens, helping to reinforce distribution and supply chain in Europe and Asia.
Ferrari incorporates SuperFabric® into select models such as the 599, California T, and the 812. SuperFabric® is used in key, high wear areas such as seats and floormats.
South Korea branch opens, launching the ALTAI™ brand of footwear featuring SuperFabric® materials.
ALTAI™ brand is born using SuperFabric® throughout to create a highly durable line of footwear.
Skier Ted Ligety develops ultra performance racing gloves utilizing SuperFabric®. He wins gold medals at the 2014 Olympics wearing the Fortress gloves.
The company, founded by former Reebok employees, is created to serve the crossfit market. NOBULL shoes feature SuperFabric® materials to provide a high abrasion, cut resistant upper.
A new line of antimicrobial SuperFabric® materials is released. In addition to its ability to kill viruses, and other microbes, it is highly durable, stain resistant, as well as abrasion resistant.
A new line of antimicrobial SuperFabric® materials is released. It is both antimicrobial and fire resistant in addition to being durable, stain resistant and abrasion resistant.