From Cooling Finishes to UV Protection


Thursday 19th April 2018

13:45 - 14:45

Presentation Area, Hall 7, 2nd Floor

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How can a fiber or a fabric offer cooling properties by special additives in the yarn or on the fabric's surface? How do the additives work, what kind of materials are used? There is so much to learn about the hidden benefits of functional fibers having a cooling effect – (except cross sections or constructions)…

The panel discussion will introduce some new and amazing technologies from the listed guests.

Panel discussion speakers include:
Moderator: Ulrike Arlt
Eric Argast, Chief of Sales, HeiQ Materials AG
Gregory Haggquist, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Cocona/37.5
Dr. Vanessa Daelman, Ph.D., Business Unit Manager Performance, Devan
Bill DiIanni, Director Research & Development, Burlington

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About the orator

Ms Ulrike Arlt


Textile Specialist

Ulrike Arlt is working as a well known independent journalist since more than 20 years. Thanks to her great experience in functional fabrics and textiles, she is a valued partner for both, magazines as well as product managers. During her professional experience, she worked as an editor for magazines like TextilWirtschaft and currently as editor-in-chief at SAZ Sport&Fashion. In addition she is a jury member at PERFORMANCE FORUM. Moreover she also knows the world of garment production as she formerly was a senior buyer at Sport Scheck and business manager in an outdoor store.

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