Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


Home > Press > SmartSilver Selected as Anti-Odor Solution for Turtle Fur

NanoHorizons(tm), Inc., a leader in delivering real-world nanoscale material solutions, today announced that Turtle Fur® will use SmartSilver(tm) anti-odor technology
in new winter gear lines. SmartSilver will initially be used for a variety of
hats, neck gators and some balaklavas, to be released to retailers in 2007.

SmartSilver Selected as Anti-Odor Solution for Turtle Fur

STATE COLLEGE, PA | Posted on December 19th, 2006

"We combine high-performance functionality with exciting fashion statements," said Annemarie Furey, CEO of Design and Engineering, Turtle Fur. "There's no point having a snappy hat if it doesn't perform to the highest standards. SmartSilver was the right choice for anti-odor technology because we want our customers, such as extreme skiers, to know they can depend on permanent anti-odor properties just as they depend on top-of-the line warmth and comfort."

"Turtle Fur is one of the most well-known and respected brands of winter clothing, with demanding customers who care as much about function as they do about fashion" said Robert Burlinson, CEO, NanoHorizons. "With SmartSilver, they will now have the comfort and warmth they've come to expect from Turtle Fur with the added bonus of permanent, effective odor protection. A hunter, snowboarder or skier who puts a hat or balaklava on after stopping for lunch or spending the night in the back-country can be sure of a pleasant experience."

Turtle Fur

The Turtle Fur Group's brands include Turtle Fur®, FU-R®, Turtle Fur Kids®, Nordic Gear Sport®, Fog Free® and Leetra®, all of which offer apparel for cold-weather sports and recreation. Turtle Fur has earned a reputation for combining function and fashion and satisfying the high requirements of extreme athletes and dedicated sportsmen in all manner of outdoor activities, from snowboarding to hunting.

SmartSilver - The Smarter Antimicrobial and Anti-Odor Answer

Permanent, effective and simple to use in manufacturing, SmartSilver delivers the antimicrobial power of silver without the high cost and manufacturing complications inherent in previous silver-based products. SmartSilver automatically disperses evenly and permanently bonds to a variety of fibers ranging from natural cotton to polyester, nylon, and polypropylene. With SmartSilver, permanent high-performance anti-odor functionality can now be added to clothing, sports equipment, films, footwear, medical textiles, and military apparel and equipment.


About NanoHorizons
About NanoHorizons, Inc. NanoHorizons, Inc. addresses real-world problems with applied nanoscale engineering.

NanoHorizons' products and application introductions include SmartSilver(tm) additives, SmartSilver(tm) antimicrobial fibers, and nanoscale-engineered solutions for industries that range from healthcare to solar cell technology. To learn more about NanoHorizons, please visit

For more information, please click here

Nicolas A. Boillot

Copyright © NanoHorizons

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press


Nanofilm Introduces Clarity AR Lens Cleaner for Anti-Reflective Superhydrophobic Lenses August 20th, 2015

Pixelligent Launches New PixClear® Light Extraction Materials for OLED Lighting August 4th, 2015

Aculon Launches NanoProof Series for PCB Waterproofing July 20th, 2015

Philips Introduces Quantum Dot TV with Color IQ™ Technology from QD Vision: Manufacturer is first to offer quantum dot displays for both TVs and monitors June 30th, 2015


Controllable protein gates deliver on-demand permeability in artificial nanovesicles October 9th, 2015

Faster design -- better catalysts: New method facilitates research on fuel cell catalysts October 9th, 2015

Performance of Polymeric Nanoparticles as Gene Carriers Studied by Iranian, Dutch Scientists October 9th, 2015

Newly discovered 'design rule' brings nature-inspired nanostructures one step closer: Computer sims and microscopy research at Berkeley Lab yield first atomic-resolution structure of a peptoid nanosheet October 8th, 2015


Carbon Nanotubes Applied to Create Electrical Conductivity in Woolen Fabrics September 30th, 2015

Scientists Apply Graphene Quantum Dots in Production of Azo Dyes September 26th, 2015

Turning clothing into information displays September 2nd, 2015

Nanotechnology that will impact the Security & Defense sectors to be discussed at NanoSD2015 conference August 25th, 2015

Human Interest/Art

Bionic liver micro-organs explain off-target toxicity of acetaminophen (Tylenol): Israeli-German partnership aims to replace animal experiments with advanced liver-on-chip devices August 17th, 2015

Omni Nano and Time Warner Cable Partner to Provide Nanotechnology Education to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Los Angeles: A $10,000 Donation to Benefit Youth of Los Angeles County's Boys & Girls Clubs August 4th, 2015

Kalam: versatility personified August 1st, 2015

Pakistani Students Who Survived Terror Attack to Attend Weeklong “NanoDiscovery Institute” at SUNY Poly CNSE in Albany July 29th, 2015

The latest news from around the world, FREE

  Premium Products
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More

Nanotechnology Now Featured Books


The Hunger Project

Car Brands
Buy website traffic