Owns The North Face, Vans and timberland and many other well-known brands of VF Corporation recently announced that to support the Group’s sustainable development, it will focus on technical apparel, footwear and jeans R & D in the United States three new global R & D center.
VF said that three members of the R & D center will be mainly by scientists, engineers, designers and constitute the core talent, they will be consumer demand-oriented, focusing on new materials development and application of new technologies to create innovative products, increase brand brand value and promote long-term development.
“The R & D center will bring huge opportunities VF , shoes and apparel market in the future lay the Group ‘s leadership position ,’ VF Group Chairman and CEO Eric C. Wiseman said. ‘ From mass market to professional outdoor climbing , etc. , from the United States to South America , Asia and Europe, we will spare no effort to promote innovation and the development of these ‘ necessities ‘ delivery to consumers around the world . ‘
“Consumers will buy and willing to pay more money to buy a new , unique value-added products,” Wiseman continued, “We will encourage consumers to purchase products such as ours , and therefore long-term growth and higher profitability. ”
According to VF disclose, technical apparel R & D center will be built on California’s Alameda, jeans R & D center is located in Greensboro, North Carolina, footwear R & D center will be built in New Hampshire shall be entitled to pull Han. Three R & D centers are scheduled to be put into operation in the first half of 2014.
Founded in 1899, the world’s largest apparel manufacturers, the highest market value of U.S. clothing company , founded more than 100 years of VF apparel currently remains considerable business growth. Fiscal 2011 revenue of $ 9.37 billion , an increase of 22.8%. Net profit of $ 890 million, an increase of 55.4% ; 2012 fiscal year. Owns The North Face, Timberland, Smart Wool and many other brands of the world’s largest outdoor clothing company VF Corporation annual income of up to $ 10.9 billion and net income of $ 1.1 billion , rose 18 percent year on year. Currently VF clothing is already more than one category, multi-brand apparel company , its nearly 30 major brands . Five main business segments : Outdoor recreation, jeans business , tooling / licensing business , sportswear business and new brand business . VF Outdoor sports are the fastest growing part of the business , brands include TheNorthFace, Vans, JanSport , etc., and the company in September 2011 the company acquired all the Timberland brand.
Spring follows winter, the dormant season of outdoor enthusiasts, again “to wild, to find the best season. In order to make a lot of sports fans in mountaineering, rock climbing, or field trips way freely in The outdoor sports such as deal with all kinds of test and emergency from nature, The global leading brand in The outdoors, The North Face ® launched a new series of Leonidas ski-wear, with super HYVENT ® waterproof and breathable technology combined with original four-way stretch design, let all outdoor enthusiasts, to challenge in The journey to explore practical, safe and comfortable protection, enjoy The “to wild, to find The fun.
Adhering to The North Face ® has always been to quality and The pursuit of science and technology, The peak series (Summit SeriesTM) of Leonidas series charge again redefine The definition about The “protection” of outdoor equipment. For outdoor sports, ski-wear, waterproof, air permeability is particularly important. Sports equipment to go out in cold at first was still warm, not only need to take into account its to adapt to the changing climate, need more humanized design, make its can timely heat sweat, meet the needs of the body. The North Face ® Peak Series (Summit) SeriesTM Leonidas Charge And ski-wear, Leonidas series is adopted The North Face ® self-developed patent windproof and waterproof fabrics HYVENT ®, The change in The weather can calmly deal with The outside world, to bring The outdoors is more dry and comfortable wearing experiences.
Super HYVENT ® waterproof breathable technology of polyurethane (PU) coating is used to achieve the effect of waterproof breathable, waterproof, platoon is wet multiple functions including set at a suit. Its waterproof function, in particular, It’s especially outstanding. After The North Face ® quality assurance and laboratory tests repeatedly, in ensuring its durability and functional at The same time, HYVENT ® fabrics can still maintain a comfortable ventilation function.
The launch of the series of Leonidas ski-wear, another big characteristic that is using the total pressure rubber design, special four-way stretch fabric provides 20% of the space, make the wearer more comfortable in the outdoors. This series of products in the design of the details are close – adjustable, can be used with a helmet of cap, with hidden rope buckle and pressing burrs, easy loading safety ropes and convenient to The North Face ® Peak Series receive mountaineering warm hand pockets, wear-resistant plastic sleeve travel together, before the bottom zipper has the invisible ropes, all let all outdoor enthusiasts, to calm in the face of chill cold or changeable weather conditions such as sun sun.
This series of products by a number of professional athletes mountaineering and exploration field test and verify its long-term, excellent performance, and it’s highly regarded in the professional field. As a world-renowned skiing, mountain climbing, outdoor sports enthusiasts Rick Armstrong to its high praise: “HYVENT ® technology can let me calmly cope with changeable weather, when most people hid in the house can I enjoy racing in the ice and snow world.”
Winter is the bountiful harvest of explorers, the top of the perilous peak they challenge. In order to let The explorers in high altitude is not affected by cold, Global leading brand outdoor sports equipment, The North Face, launched The Summit Series peak Series high volume down jacket, The escort for The explorers.
Summit Series top down jacket has incomparable light, let you even in the snow mountain is still at the top of the body as light as yan. Light weight, with two meddling in the bag designed for climbers, invisible hem, adjustable draw cord and so on a number of practical design at the same time, to climb the limit you almost in zero load condition.
Summit Series of top down jacket with a warmth retention property beyond imagination. The North Face down jacket as The industry recognized super heat preservation material, this series high volume down jacket has surprisingly warm performance. Let you, even in the severe cold environment still wearing it can feel like the warmth of the sun. Because The North Face down jacket USES a unique 900 down filling to keep warm and 10 Daniel yarn woven Pertex ? nylon laceration resistant fabrics, to provide you top climbing in The outdoor sports to keep warm.
Fill power is a measure of down warmth to weight ratio and compressive properties of important indicators, but also standards for assessment of down feather insulation performance and comfort. Test fill power by putting an ounce of down into a cylindrical graduated cylinder, and then look down to fill in the cubic feet of the data. In the production process, each batch down after three road tests, namely the fill power test, moisture resistance and compression performance tests, enough to meet consumer demand for warmth, light and other demanding requirements put to the test.
If you have hobbies on exploring high mountains and subdue kinds of challenges, you may take The North Face into consideration which can provide you equipments and help you to go further in this way to make you become a winner in your life ambition.
Today I will introduce a series of down jacket to you which has been put out by The North Face recently named Summit. As we all know, winter is the harvest season of explorers. The top of the snowy mountain and the perilous peak is the dream of every explorer. In order to let The explorers would not be tired by The cold in The high altitude, The North Face, launched the newest version Summit Series to give a hand to the climbers. Summit Series down jacket has incomparable weight, help you be light as the swallow even in the snow mountain. Light weight, with two pockets whose uses are wide designed for climbers and they are invisible hem, adjustable draw cord and with so many practical designs at the same time,it could keep you almost undering zero load condition when climbing.
Summit Series has the proverty of keeping warming that is far beyond imagination. The North Face Jackets are regarded as the recognized super heat preservation material. This series of down jacket that is in high volume has surprisingly warm performance. Let you could feel the sunshine when you wear it even in the severe cold environment because The North Face down jacket uses unique 900 down filling to keep warm and 10 Pertex yarned by Daniel woven. Nylon laceration resistant fabrics also could do goods on providing you with warmth on the high level of the mountain.
Wearing The North Face summit series down Jacket, you will have a warm, comfortable feel beyond imagination as well as the light feeling escaping the limit of zero load. This season The North Face Purple Label in order to cater to the popular urban mountaineering in Japan, launched a series of The 70′s apparel based on feather clothing. This series adopts water proof nylon fabric provided by British PERTEX so that it will mix the nice appearance and high function perfectly.
Sleeveless style design, the colour with concise and easy, give people joy of pure and fresh, quietly elegant. The hat lining and grid stripe design, only for the single color, add a lot of visual impulse. The use of water proof nylon fabric, give The North Face Jackets more bright spots.
Just as my description above, the Summit Series is really a nice choice of down jacket for exploring. Of course, you can also try it for leisure in winter and it will make you look cool.