Climashield® Stretches the Limits of Insulation

Introducing CONTUR, offering slim, soft continuous filament insulation with inherent four-way stretch

SALT LAKE CITY, August 3, 2010 – Enhancing the performance capabilities of insulated outerwear design, Climashield® today unveiled CONTUR – a breakthough brand of insulation combining the durability of continuous filament with a soft, slim framework for ultimate flexibility.  Attendees at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show (Booth #38055) can get a hands-on experience of the unique four-way stretch, thin construction and plush feel of this industry-first insulation innovation.

For weathering the great outdoors, Climashield® CONTUR delivers supreme warmth in a revolutionary thin package for pants, jackets, gloves and footwear that are both functional and stylish.  With unsurpassed breathability, this insulation is quick to dry and features AquaBanÔ technology, which enhances moisture transfer from the body and prevents a clammy feel amidst wet conditions.  Climashield® CONTUR is also 100 percent recyclable.

“Climashield®’s advanced technologies and manufacturing accomplishments have made us the preferred insulation provider for performance sleeping bags and we want to bring this expertise to our customers in outerwear design,” said Matt Schrantz, Chief Operating Officer of HarVest Consumer Insulation, Inc., Climashield®’s parent company.  “With CONTUR, our customers can achieve maximum levels of thermal efficiency without adding bulk or sacrificing comfort and style.  The end result is outerwear that moves with the body and feels good next to the skin.”

During the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show, attendees can stop by Booth #38055 to find out how to win gear on Facebook and experience the advantages of Climashield®’s insulation at the interactive zone.  The interactive space gives show attendees the opportunity to view the expansive product portfolio, test the durability of the insulation in a hands-on test and see a demonstration of AquaBan technology. 

Attendees of the show can also put Climashield®’s durability and stretch to the test in the Climashield® Tug of War challenge at the Rock & Ice Climbing Zone (Booth #2033).  The men’s competition starts on Wednesday, August 4 at 4:00 p.m. and the women’s competition starts on Thursday, August 5 at 4:00 p.m.

The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Show takes place at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah August 3-6, 2010.


Headquartered in Clinton, Tennessee, Climashield® is a total insulation supplier manufacturing a broad portfolio of insulation products for the outdoor recreation, military and hospitality industries.  Climashield® has more than 25 years of experience in supplying continuous filament insulation to customers worldwide and is noted for providing the most compressible, warmest, softest, most durable, water resistant and hypoallergenic insulation products in the market.  For more information about Climashield, please visit www.climashield®.com.



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