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List of Polygiene Partners Continues to Grow


Leading anti-microbial provider ensures freshness for more top outdoor brands in 2015.


March 9, 2015 -- For Spring 2015, Polygiene®, the world leader in odor control and freshness technologies, is pleased to announce new partnerships with leading brands in the outdoor industry including Patagonia, POC and La Sportiva.

Polygiene is a bluesign® approved treatment that is a silver-salt application derived from recycled content (silver mostly from electronics) and its use can reduce the need for frequent laundering, saving water and energy over the life cycle of apparel.

For Spring 2015, Patagonia has partnered with Polygiene to launch the Men’s Long Haul Western Shirt (MSRP $89). This shirt is lightweight, breathable and quick drying. Best of all, it transitions smoothly from the river to the trail or time at the office.

The Patagonia Women’s Nine Trails Skirt (MSRP $59) and Shirt (MSRP $45) are also new for Spring 2015 and treated with Polygiene technology. Its odor-free effect lasts the life of the product and with the reduced need of washings will help extend the life of the garment. The Men’s collection includes the Nine Trails Shirt (MSRP $45) and the Shorts (MSRP $65). The Nine Trails Shirt is fast drying but looks and feels like cotton and both shirt and shorts boast durability, comfort and versatility. 

POC has introduced four key new products with Polygiene technology for Spring 2015, including VPD Air Knee (MSRP $80) and VPD Air Elbow (MSRP $70) protection, as well as the Crane MIPS helmet (MSRP $170) and Chamois Underwear (MSRP $40). All four mountain bike products speak directly to POC’s mission to save lives and reduce consequences of crashes for gravity athletes and cyclists, and feature Polygiene technology to keep them stink free. 

Polygiene has also partnered with La Sportiva on several innovative pieces for Spring 2015. The Men’s Peak T-shirt (MSRP $50) is lightweight, ultra fast drying and features a body-mapped venting system. The Men’s Spacer Jacket (MSRP $159), also treated with Polygiene, is made for the mountains and is the ideal thermal layer. The Women’s Flight Tank (MSRP $45) features body-mapped venting along with high comfort and a soft touch. The Women’s Dalilah Jacket (MSRP $159) optimizes insulation and breathability. Along with Polygiene, this jacket has a Spirex hybrid puffy design that will keep you warm and dry. 
 
Products are available online now. For more information on Polygiene please visit www.polygiene.com

About Polygiene
Polygiene is one of the leading internationally recognized suppliers of permanent odor control and freshness technologies for clothing, gear and other materials. Founded in the medical industry, Polygiene brings the Scandinavian values of quality and care for the environment to life through their products and services, taking pride in innovation and technology and providing service and support to their partners around the globe.

About POC
POC is a Swedish company, built on a strong mission: to do everything we can to possibly save lives and reduce the consequences of accidents for gravity sports athletes and cyclists. For more information about POC, please visit www.pocsports.com.

About La Sportiva
With over 80 years of heritage, La Sportiva has unrivaled experience in building the world’s finest performance mountain footwear. Creating innovation through passion, La Sportiva now offers the most versatile technical climbing, mountaineering, Mountain Running® and hiking shoes on the market as well as ski mountaineering hardware and apparel. For more information on La Sportiva visit http://www.sportiva.com or visit their Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/LaSportiva.