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Garmatex blazes new technology trail with Makers USA and Trail Makers outerwear

VANCOUVER, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc. ("Garmatex"), an industry disrupting developer and supplier of scientifically-engineered performance fabrics and apparel technologies, announces that it has been selected as the exclusive fabric supplier and design partner to Trail Makers, a new outerwear brand being launched by Makers USA, Inc. ("Makers").

Makers is a leading California-based lifestyle apparel company, founded and spearheaded by Sam Kim.   Mr. Kim has an illustrious background in the apparel industry.  He was one of the founders of American Apparel, the pioneering American street wear manufacturer and distributor.

Sam Kim commented:

"I have thought for years about filling the gap in the outerwear segment by launching an outerwear brand that combines the highest levels of technological innovation and performance with an affordable price point. When I learned about Garmatex's products and its solution-oriented approach to the performance apparel market, I knew I had finally located the partner I needed to bring the brand to fruition. I will work closely with Garmatex over the ensuing months to take Trail Makers to market at the start of 2015."

Martin Doane, Garmatex's CEO, commented:

"We are tremendously gratified to be chosen by Sam Kim to be his partner in the Trail Makers enterprise.  It is a true endorsement of our capabilities.  We share Mr. Kim's vision to create the best performing outerwear clothing in the world that is also accessible to the majority of people. We know our Fiberithm technology and fabrics can be the difference-maker for Makers in this competitive space."

About Garmatex Technologies, Inc.
Garmatex empowers brands through textile performance and innovation. We help our customers meet their most difficult product challenges with our intelligent, dynamic Fiberithm process. Our performance technologies and fabrics: Kottinu™, T3®, Bact-Out®, CoolSkin®, WarmSkin®, IceSkin™, ColdSkin™, SteelSkin™, Satinu™, SlimSkin™, AbsorbSkin™, CamoSkin® and RecoverySkin™  have proven to be superior to any like products available in the market for comfort, fit and performance and are engineered using our proprietary "Moisture System Transference" (MST) process which provides unrivaled moisture management. Garmatex's ground-breaking Kottinu™ fabric, with its amazing "cotton-like" comfort and feel, delivers unparalleled performance in moisture management, lasts 6 times longer than cotton, maintains color sharpness with minimal fade and is a viable alternative to cotton in any application where the inferior attributes of cotton have been considered "the standard". Our patented T3® triple-gusset shirt construction, which allows complete 360 degree mobility of the shoulder without restriction or shirt binding, is the first garment construction design patent granted in decades.

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Statements contained in the Press Release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainness and other factors that may cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in our forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the expectations in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results may vary and we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements.

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