Pertex® partners with mountain lifestyle brand Stio™
Pertex®, designer and manufacturer of high-performance fabrics, today announces a partnership with Stio™, the recently launched mountain lifestyle company.
Pertex provides fabrics to an array of top outdoor industry manufacturers in the U.S. and Europe for creation of high-end apparel and sleeping bags. Pertex’s reputation and range of high quality fabrics is what brought Stio to the brand.
“Stio is committed to working with the highest-quality ingredient brands wherever possible,” said Stephen Sullivan, founder of Stio. “Pertex fit the bill perfectly, and we are excited to move forward with our partnership into future collections.”
Pertex is featured in Stio’s men’s line (http://www.stio.com/
Stio selected the Pertex® Microlight fabric to use in a variety of applications within their line. The Pertex® Microlight range offers some of the softest and lightest fabric available. Made from tightly woven yarns the Microlight fabrics are downproof and windproof, water-repellent and durable.
Perfected during intensive research and development, Pertex® Microlight has proved to be a very successful product and is used today in many insulated apparel and sleeping bags around the world.
Race Day Sweater (http://www.stio.com/
Lofted Sky (http://www.stio.com/
and stylish insulator is a perfect blend of urban cool and mountain hip. The jacket’s Primaloft® SYNERGY™ 100 gram insulation is lightweight, soft and super warm. Pertex® Microlight, with its high tenacity and durable water repellent coating, keeps the elements at bay. $225
Hometown Down (http://www.stio.com/
Rambler Reversible (http://www.stio.com/
Westbanker Vest (http://www.stio.com/
Founded in1970, by mountaineer Hamish Hamilton and Perseverance Mills Ltd. based on the theory of Hamilton’s known as capillary action applied to polyamide yarns. Pertex was purchased in 2005 by Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a company dedicated to the research and development of innovative textile technology. It is Pertex’s innovation which has earned the company it’s reputation with products such as Pertex® Classic, Equilibrium, Quantum, Microlight and Endurance. From the first Travelers Towel to the Pertex® and Pile clothing line and the birth of soft shells, the Pertex range of fabrics has been developed and refined over the past 30 years to ensure that the Pertex brand is synonymous with quality and innovation. www.pertex.com
Headquartered in the heart of the Tetons in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Stio™ was founded to inspire connection with the outdoors through beautiful, functional, and innovative products infused with the soul of mountain lifestyle. www.stio.com (http://www.stio.com)