From waste to waterproof shoe

April 1st, 2019

Each year, 23 billion pairs of shoes made from raw materials are tossed in the trash, where they end up incinerated or are left to decompose in landfills. Sympatex Technologies, the high-tech company that produces and distributes membranes, laminates and functional textiles, has a better model for the lifecycle of shoes than creating tons of […]

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OTTO invests in Sympatex

February 26th, 2018

The office of the Hamburg OTTO family has brokered the new investors of Sympatex Technologies. After having successfully restructured the Smart Solutions Holding (parent company of Sympatex Technologies GmbH) and having evaluated the available purchase offers, Sympatex, the Munich manufacturer of functional textiles, will be owned by members of the OTTO family and advised by […]

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Sympatex to launch first 100% CO2-neutral membrane

February 6th, 2017

At ISPO Munich 2017, Sympatex Technologies will introduce the “guaranteed green” Sympatex membrane. To eliminate any contribution to global warming, the ecological alternative among functional textile specialists will compensate the CO2 amount of its entire yearly membrane production starting from 2017 through respective climate protection certificates in cooperation with the Munich-based consultancy ClimatePartner. The material […]

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Sympatex Technologies appoints new CEO

October 7th, 2016

Munich-based Sympatex Technologies, leading global suppliers of high tech functional materials in clothing, footwear, accessories, protective workwear and technical applications, appointed Dr. Rüdiger Fox CEO and management spokesman. Michael Kamm, CEO and management spokesman since 2010, has left the company by mutual agreement. Fox brings more than 25 years of management experience working for international companies […]

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