MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 3, 2016) - iFabric Corp (TSX:IFA), hereinafter referred to as "iFabric" or the "Company", today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Intelligent Fabric Technologies (North America) Inc ("IFTNA"), has entered into a four year supply agreement with Eagle Creek, a division of VF CORPORATION ("VFC" on the NYSE).
"After extensive market research and testing, Eagle Creek has chosen IFTNA's PROTX2 as their antimicrobial of choice. PROTX2 will be adopted for Fall/winter 2017 product. Eagle Creek product will identify PROTX2 as the anti-microbial technology being used in their products", stated Mr. Giancarlo Beevis, President of IFTNA.
"This is the second VF Corporation brand that has chosen to solely use PROTX2 as their antimicrobial technology, the other being The North Face, which was announced in August 2015", concluded Mr. Beevis.
"We are excited to move forward with PROTX2, a superior antimicrobial technology, as we continue to grow our business", stated Nedra Fabito, Vice President - Product Management of Eagle Creek.
ABOUT EAGLE CREEK:
Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart, innovative and durable luggage, travel bags and accessories. Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry's first convertible backpack on wheels, established the first complete travel solution system and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ Folders, Cubes, Sacs and Toiletry Kits. Visit eaglecreek.com for more information.
Also visit http://www.vfc.com/brands/outdoor-action-sports/eagle-creek
PROTX2™provides long-term, effective control of microorganisms. Its efficacy and safety has been documented in numerous peer reviewed publications, trade articles and certified tests. It is durable to deterioration through repeated washing and is clinically proven to kill bacteria associated with hospital acquired infections. Medical facility uses for PROTX2™include bedding, curtaining, air filters, scrubs, masks, plastic components and most other surfaces.
ABOUT iFABRIC CORP:
Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, iFabric Corp www.ifabriccorp.com currently has 25.9 million shares issued and outstanding. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Intelligent Fabric Technologies (North America) Inc. ("IFTNA") and Coconut Grove Pads Inc. ("Coconut Grove"), the Company offers a variety of products and services in both of its strategic divisions:
IFTNA is focused on proprietary chemical formulations that render fabrics, foams, plastics and numerous other surfaces intelligent, thereby improving the safety and well-being of the consumer.
Coconut Grove, operating as Coconut Grove Intimates, is a designer, manufacturer, distributor, licensor and licensee of ladies intimate apparel products, accessories and sleepwear.
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