July 2007
SGB;Jul2007, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p16
Trade Publication
The article announces that PrimaLoft Insulation Technology, a trademark of Albany International Corp., has developed PrimaLoft Recycled, an earth-friendly product used for insulation in sleeping bags, outerwear, and footwear. The insulation has been adopted by outdoor equipment companies Big Agnes and Sierra Designs. The product will be launched at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in August 2007. Tom Mendi, Marketing Director for PrimaLoft, shares comments on the company's environmental concerns.


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