January 20, 2017 9:18 PM ET


Company Overview of W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Company Overview

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. manufactures electronics, fabrics, industrial, and medical products. It provides consumer products, including waterproof, windproof, and breathable garments, footwear and accessories, guitar strings, and vacuum cleaner bags; cables and cable assemblies; electronic and electrochemical materials, such as EMI shielding and grounding solutions, fuel cell components, and electrochemical device components; fabrics, including public safety, military, and fire and safety service fabrics; and fibers, such as sewing threads, weaving yarns, and rope fibers. The company also offers filtration products; medical products, including implantable medical devices and medical OEM ...

555 Papermill Road

Newark, DE 19711

United States

Founded in 1958





Key Executives for W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Media Relations Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Key Developments

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Presents at 9th Annual Conference Biotech Showcase, Jan-09-2017

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Presents at 9th Annual Conference Biotech Showcase, Jan-09-2017 . Venue: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States.

W. L. Gore & Associates Announces New Distribution and Manufacturing Partnerships for GORE ® FR Apparel

W. L. Gore & Associates announced new North American distribution and manufacturing partners for the recently launched GORE® FR Apparel with GORE TEX® PYRAD® fabric for the oil and gas market. GORE® FR Apparel is a new line of FR foul weather outerwear products designed to meet the demanding needs of oil and gas workers. Tyndale USA, Wayne Enterprises, Apparel Solutions International, and The Coverall Shop will be the exclusive distributors of GORE® FR Apparel for the 2016 launch into the North American market. Product is immediately available through each of them to meet Fall/Winter demand. In addition to these distribution partners, Gore has added two key manufacturing partners to their oil and gas portfolio. Building off of their recent success with GORE TEX® PYRAD® fabric offerings for the utility market, Lac-Mac and National Safety Apparel (NSA) will be adding styles specifically focused on the oil and gas worker.

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. Introduces GORE® FR Apparel

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. announced introduction of GORE® FR Apparel products featuring GORE-TEX® PYRAD® Fabric the most comfortable flame-resistant (FR), foul-weather outerwear available on the market. GORE® FR Apparel is a new line of FR foul weather outerwear products designed to meet the demanding needs of oil and gas workers. A jacket, bib, and detachable hood combination offers protection from incidental flame exposure and weather protection across a wide range of environmental conditions, while offering moisture management to improve comfort and safety. The durable, lightweight 2-layer ePTFE membrane construction also helps protect workers from exposure to hot liquids, steam common oilfield contaminants, and allows for easy care and cleaning. Leveraging the same platform as GORE-TEX® Fabric and utilizing Gore's proprietary PYRAD® Fabric Technology, GORE® FR Apparel complies to ASTM F2733-09 and ASTM F1891-12 and adds retro-reflective properties that meet or exceed ANSI/ISEA 107-15 Class O, Type 1 and CSA Z96-15, Class 1, Level 2 offering HSE managers the confidence they need when selecting FR outerwear for their employees.

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