In memoriam: Robert W. Gore

September 22nd, 2020

Robert W. “Bob” Gore, whose scientific discoveries led to the development of waterproof GORE-TEX® fabric, died on Sept. 17 at the age of 83. Gore was chairman emeritus of the board of directors of W. L. Gore & Associates, a global material science company dedicated to improving lives through advancements in technology. His death was […]

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IFF 2018 Innovation Award Winner: W.L. Gore & Associates

October 17th, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) has announced W.L. Gore & Associates Inc., Newark, Del., as the winner of the 2018 IFF Innovation Award. The company’s GORE-TEX® PYRAD® fabric won in the category of Fabrics, Fibers and Films. The award was presented at IFAI Expo 2018 at IFAI’s annual meeting, held Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the […]

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Rain? Wind? Fire? There’s a jacket for that

December 1st, 2016

Oil and gas industrial workers need to withstand foul weather conditions on the job on top of dangers from fire exposure. The right outdoor gear is critical to safety and productivity. A new generation of flame-resistant foul-weather outerwear can help. Created by Newark, Del.-based W. L. Gore & Associates Inc., Gore® FR apparel is designed […]

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