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(Andover, Mass.) - April 23, 2019 - Polartec, the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile solutions, announces its long-awaited Ready to Roll program offering first-quality Polartec fabrics, in stock and ready to ship. The program coincides with upgraded production capacity to service high demand for shearling or ‘sherpa’ fleece fabrics, including made in the USA styles with shorter duty-free shipping times into the NAFTA/CAFTA regions.
Polartec Ready to Roll offers global pre-made inventory of other premium Polartec fabrics including many of the most popular styles, as well as rarities and hard-to-find colors. This includes lightweight next-to-skin, cooling, insulation, weather protection and flame resistant fabric technologies across the Polartec line of roughly 250 different performance fabrics.
“Customers have long asked for in-stock inventory without the standard production lead times, and this announcement enables rapid order fulfillment in time for fall/winter 2019 production to meet increased demand,” says Gary Smith, Polartec CEO.
Recognizing that consumers and customers alike want things more on demand, with shorter lead times, Polartec Ready to Roll enables more responsible production forecasting and minimizes waste. The program is an extension of Polartec Eco-Engineering™, the process by which Polartec deploys recycled and biodegradable inputs, advanced production techniques, highly efficient logistics, and rigorous testing and certifications to create an unrivaled innovation pipeline devoted to producing sustainable fabrics with elite performance characteristics. This includes OEKO-TEX® and bluesign® certifications across all Polartec facilities worldwide, and the Polartec Eco-Engineering™ effort seeks to set a new, higher ‘triple bottom line’ standard for the textile industry: fully recycled inputs, fully recyclable fabrics, and complete biodegradability.
For more information on Polartec Ready to Roll:
+1 800 252 6688 for North America (M-F, 8am-5pm EST)
+31 43 3568500 for International (M-F, 8am-5pm CET)
Polartec is the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile solutions. Since inventing modern technical fleece in 1981, the engineers at Polartec continue to advance the science of fabric, creating fabric technologies that solve problems and improve the way products are designed and used. Polartec products range from lightweight wicking and cooling fabrics, to insulation and weather protection textiles, and are utilized by leading consumer brands, the U.S. Military and other global militaries, flame resistance, workwear, and contract upholstery markets. For more information, please visit Polartec.com and follow Polartec on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.