Wakefield, Mass. (October 20, 2015) - Sciessent, the leading provider of antimicrobial and odor adsorption solutions for the textile and apparel industries, is proud to announce their partnership with 10X, manufacturer of technical hunting gear. Sciessent Agion Active XL™ odor control technology will be featured on a new line of 10X hunting apparel that will give hunters the stealth they need to stay undetected in the field.
Agion Active XL, a unique dual-acting technology exclusively offered by 10X this fall, neutralizes odor-causing bacteria while capturing body odors. While other odor control technologies rely on laundering to regenerate their odor fighting properties, Agion Active XL self-regenerates between launderings for longer-lasting odor control.
“We are thrilled to announce 10X as our newest brand partner,” said Paul Ford, Sciessent CEO. “Scent control is crucial to any hunter’s success and the addition of Agion Active XL to the 10X line will add superior performance with a leading odor-management technology to help hunters win their prize.”
Agion Active XL offers two levels of odor protection that help keep hunters invisible to big game. Agion’s silver-based antimicrobial application controls the growth of odor causing bacteria while proprietary LAVA XL™ odor-control technology traps body odors as they are exposed to the fabric from inside and out. This protects apparel from common odors caused by bacteria and sweat. In intensive, long-term testing, the Agion Active XL reduced odors by more than 95 percent and remained nearly that effective after 50 washes.
The combination of this premium scent-control formula with technical fabrics makes 10X the clear choice for serious hunters seeking performance gear at an affordable price.
About Sciessent LLC
Sciessent is a leading provider of customized antimicrobial solutions that enhance the value of customers’ products. Agion® antimicrobial solutions from Sciessent have been incorporated into a wide range of healthcare, industrial, and consumer applications, including medical devices such as central-venous catheters and IV-access ports, drinking-water applications like water filters and ice-making equipment, and textiles and apparel. The company’s brands include Agion, Agion Active, Agion Active XL, Lava and Lava XL and are based on naturally occurring elements. Sciessent customers include leading international brands including Vygon, Medegen, Scotsman, Everpure, Follett, Honeywell, 10X, REI, Drake Waterfowl, Adidas, Reebok, and Skechers.
For over 75 years, 10X® has been the premium brand of gear for the hunter who seeks to perform at his or her best. 10X delivers technically superior fabrics designed to help hunters succeed in every weather condition. 10X is a long-time partner of both Realtree® and Mossy Oak®. Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co. acquired Walls Industries and its portfolio of brands— including 10X, Walls®, Liberty® and Big Smith®—in 2013. For more information, visit www.wdcorp.com and www.walls.com.
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