Asahi Kasei Invests in Hydro-Photon

SteriPEN_ Ultra Filter System Bundle

Hydro-Photon, Inc. (HPI) has received an equity investment from Asahi Kasei Corporation (AK) of Tokyo, Japan. Hydro-Photon, Inc. manufactures and distributes SteriPEN ultraviolet (UV) handheld water purifiers. AK is a global leader in production of chemicals, fibers, construction materials, pharmaceuticals, and electronic devices. “The AK investment is earmarked for increasing sales, new business development, and […]

Wiley X Seeks to Reduce Sports-Related Eye Injuries

Wiley Eye Protection

There are about 40,000 sports-related eye injuries that happen each year to competitive and recreational athletes. Participants get poked or elbowed in the eye, struck by a ball or even get dirt and debris in their eyes. And these are just some of the many ways eye injuries can occur during competitive and recreational sports […]

Adidas to Use Marine Plastic Waste

Parlay for Oceans event

Adidas is teaming up with Parley for the Oceans, a group trying to clean up the world’s oceans, with a plan to develop materials made from marine plastic waste that can be used in its products. Adidas also said it would phase out the use of plastic bags at its 2,900 stores. Parley, a group […]

Gorsuch Recalls Ski Boot Heat Liners

Gorush Heat liner

Gorush has voluntary recalled its ERTLRENZ ski boot heat lines in cooperation with the Consumer Products Safety Commission. According to the company, the liners can overheat when charging, posing a fire hazard. Following is the official release from the CPSC.  2 of 2 photos Heat liners (2013-2015) Recall Summary Name of product: Ertlrenz Trim […]

Groups Form Trans-Atlantic Footwear Alliance

Today, the British Footwear Association (BFA) and the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA) announced the establishment of a strategic partnership designed to enhance the cooperation of footwear companies in the U.S. and in the U.K. As part of the partnership, the two associations will share marketplace data and regulatory and customs insights keeping […]

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