Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Henri Lloyd marks another milestone with DEFLEXION
Henri Lloyd marks another milestone with DEFLEXION
19
Nov '10
Dow Corning announced that DEFLEXION material, a patent-pending protective textile, is being used by market leading marine apparel brand Henri Lloyd in their new range for 2011.

DEFLEXION technology, a silicone-based material that shields the body from the force of external impacts, will be showcased in the new DECKARMOUR products for SHOCKWAVE sailing gear that were unveiled to the public in Amsterdam at a Henri Lloyd news conference held during the Marine Equipment Trade Show. This is the first time that sailing clothing has been constructed with internal pockets built to contain a flexible protective material insert.

DEFLEXION was chosen by Henri Lloyd for its protective qualities, durable nature and ability to perform in a wide range of temperatures and varying weather conditions. The DECKARMOUR inserts for SHOCKWAVE clothing will feature DEFLEXION for protection and comfort in the knee, seat and stomach area. The clothing items featured in the SHOCKWAVE line include: Sailing jackets, salopettes, smocks, hooded smocks and shorts.

"We're pleased to offer boating enthusiasts and professional sailors a protective material for their nautical gear that gives them maximum comfort, superior protection and the confidence they need," said Liz Mallen, Business Development Manager with Dow Corning. "DEFLEXION material is designed for these activities because it offers freedom of movement, and performs under cold and warm temperatures and while wet."

"We're thrilled to have DEFLEXION featured in the new SHOCKWAVE range," said Paul Strzelecki, Joint Chief Executive of Henri Lloyd. "The combination of innovative design and technology showcased in these products is sure to set a new standard for excellence in the industry. At Henri Lloyd we pride ourselves in the progressive development of elite performance clothing for sailing, and our collaboration with Dow Corning through the use of DEFLEXION in our new SHOCKWAVE range is a significant landmark in the relentless innovation of our technical sailing clothing."

Henri Lloyd marks another milestone for incorporating DEFLEXION technology into active sports gear. DEFLEXION technology is currently featured in vests made by RodeoTech for use by rodeo professionals who need comfortable, but powerful protection during rodeo competitions. DEFLEXION material has also been featured in jackets and other protective equipment made by Rukka for use by Motorcycle riders.

Dow Corning Corporation


Must ReadView All

OECD urges UK for close EU ties to meet Brexit challenges

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2017

OECD urges UK for close EU ties to meet Brexit challenges

The British economy has weakened following the decision to leave the...

Accord, Alliance to leave Bangladesh in 2018

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Oct 2017

Accord, Alliance to leave Bangladesh in 2018

Accord and Alliance, the two western buyers' platforms working to...

Gujarat govt announces bonus for cotton farmers

Textiles | On 24th Oct 2017

Gujarat govt announces bonus for cotton farmers

The Gujarat government has announced a bonus of Rs 100 per 20 kg for...

Interviews View All

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Nishank Patel
Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Broad range of fabrics will sell well this financial year

Vikas Banduke

Softech Controls Private Limited (SCPL) is a part of the Cotmac Group, an...

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
76.1%
No
12.7%
Skip
11.3%

Total Votes: 71

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
28.2%
Skip
9.9%

Total Votes: 71

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
85.9%
No
9.9%
Skip
4.2%

Total Votes: 71

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
76.1%
No
11.3%
Skip
12.7%

Total Votes: 71


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search