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Sympatex Unveils Weatherproof Textiles for Footwear

Sympatex Technologies, a high tech functional materials company, introduced a new development of it Sympatex Climate Technology at the Lineapelle leather trade show in Milan Sept. 9-11.

For the first time, the company is offering Seamless Climate Technology, or a laminated knitted upper that are 100 percent waterproof and windproof. The concept is also breathable due to the flexibility of the Sympatex membrane, which is 100 percent recyclable.

An additional advantage to the technology is the seamless upper, which is taped with just one seam to the heel.

The company says the hydrophobic knitted upper allows for year-round wear. Brands can choose from a wide range of colors and knitting patterns.