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Polygiene in O’Neill SS23 Training Collection

Latest products feature both Polygiene StayFresh and Polygiene OdorCrunch technologies.

17th February 2023

Knitting Industry
 |  Malmö, Sweden


Having first partnered with O’Neill in 2021, Polygiene has announced that all Polygiene-treated products in the surf brand’s SS23 Training Collection will feature both Polygiene StayFresh and Polygiene OdorCrunch technologies.

Building on its previous work with one of the most iconic names in surf, products will now benefit from the pioneering odour-control technology of Polygiene OdorCrunch. Designed to eliminate body and environmental odours and keep garments staying fresh, Polygiene OdorCrunch enables consumers to wash less and wear more. Less washing also means saving water, energy, time as well as detergents and the product lasts longer.

From enthusiastic newcomers to the world's most talented professionals, training prepares surfers to become stronger and fitter to perform at their best in the water. It allows them to reach their ultimate goal - to surf longer and better. The O’Neill Active Cropped Sport Top and High-Waist Legging represents O’Neill’s ability to combine high-performance textile technologies. The collection is treated with antimicrobial and odour eliminating Polygiene StayFresh and Polygiene OdorCrunch.

"O'Neill Training gear fits the most advanced, athlete-inspired training requirements," explained Joffrey Delfgaauw, O'Neill's Head of Buying & Design for Snow and Active Outdoor. "We used fabrics featuring buttery soft feel, vigorous stretch and sweat-wicking properties to optimize the training performance. Powered by Polygiene StayFresh and OdorCrunch Technologies, our training gear ensure you can train more but wash less."

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Polygiene's partnership with O'Neill centres on several shared values and objectives. Both organizations recognize that new textile technologies have a role to play in creating better products that enable greater enjoyment of sport and improve athlete performance. Polygiene antimicrobial and odour-control solutions allow surfers and kiteboarders to train longer and wash less, protecting garments, lengthening their lifespan and saving water in the process.

"We are incredibly excited to continue our work with O'Neill and integrate a growing number of Polygiene solutions into the brand's manufacturing processes," said Ulrika Björk, CEO of Polygiene Group. "The O'Neill ethos and its commitment to performance and sustainability complement our own values, and we look forward to working towards our shared goals in future projects."

The O’Neill Training Collection can be purchased on the O’Neill website.

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