Outdoor Industry Association® (OIA) was founded in 1989 by a group of 14 visionary outdoor industry leaders who realized that “outdoor” could be much more than a passing consumer trend. Today, OIA is the leading trade association and voice of the outdoor recreation industry, serving more than 1200 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers.
AATCC is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals. AATCC provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for thousands of members in 60 countries throughout the world.
Microban is a bluesign® system partner. The bluesign® system concentrates on resources, mankind and the environment. Due to its integrated approach based on input stream management, the bluesign® system reduces the effects on man and the environment, ensures the responsible use of resources and guarantees the highest possible level of consumer protection. The strictest criteria and the review of the implementation of the system on site motivates companies along the entire textile value-added chain to improve their sustainability performance.