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2011-01-20 11:37:00

NEWARK, Del., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With its unique, non-hierarchical, team-based culture, global manufacturing company W. L. Gore & Associates has once again earned a spot on FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in America. The company is ranked No. 31.

2010-11-16 12:40:00

ELKTON, Md., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the continuing trend of runners seeking enhanced comfort and protection in their footwear, W.L. Gore & Associates, inventor of high performance fabric technology, has joined forces with leading running company Brooks Sports, Inc.

2010-10-05 13:00:00

GILLINGHAM, England, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When autumn turns to winter and blue skies give way to rain and cloud, a good, reliable, set of waterproofs is essential.

2010-10-01 13:57:00

ELKTON, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to news reports at the Ryder Cup regarding the malfunction of the U.S. Team's rainwear, W.L.

2010-04-05 16:16:00

NEWARK, Del., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L. Gore & Associates, maker of GORE-TEX® fabric and thousands of other innovative products, today was named to Outside magazine's (www.outsideonline.com) third annual "Best Places to Work" list. Gore was ranked No. 16 out of 50 selected companies.

2009-08-27 10:00:00

New Visual Concealment Technology Based on Animal Vision The 2009 hunting season kicks off in early September. As hunters gear up this year, they'll have a new, scientifically-advanced option for visual concealment -- GORE(TM) OPTIFADE(TM) Concealment. Designed by W.L.

2009-06-25 09:35:00

New Careers Initiative, Launching June 25, Provides Inside Glimpse at What It's Like to Work for Gore in a Variety of Industries NEWARK, Del., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L.

2009-05-21 17:41:00

GORE(TM) TENARA(R) Architectural Fabric Featured in New Centre Court Roof NEWARK, Del., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, W. L.

2009-03-17 07:00:00

ELKTON, Md., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Gore PharmBIO Products, a business initiative of W.L. Gore & Associates, announced that it has doubled its manufacturing capacity by opening a new production facility in Elkton, MD.

2009-02-17 17:30:00

Company Earns a Spot on Fast Company's 2009 "Fast 50" List NEWARK, Del., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- W. L.


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2010-11-19 16:45:45

Registered to W. L. Gore, Gore-Tex is a waterproof/breathable fabric that was co-invented by Wilbert L. Gore and Rowena Taylor. In 1976, Robert Gore was granted a patent for a porous form of polytetrafluoroethylene with a micro-structure characterized by nodes interconnected by fibrils. Gore was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006. PTFE is created by using an emulsion polymerization process that utilizes the fluorosurfactant PFOA. Gore-Tex materials are typically...

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