Spotlight on our Partners

HeiQ is proud to be trusted by hundreds of brands and thousands of mills worldwide. We would like to highlight some of the thousands of success stories here.

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CALIDA, the Swiss brand renowned for close to skin wear, is committed to quality that stays beautiful for years and comfort that consistently convinces. With its mission to make the best underwear, daywear, nightwear or loungewear, every CALIDA product is a promise for the future for every day, for every night, for big and small. CALIDA’S Spacer Lounge articles are powered by HeiQ Fresh odor control, ensuring sustainable and lasting freshness. For CALIDA, making the best underwear also means not producing it at the expense of future generations. Because sustainability should not be a fashion, but a promise.

Outdoor Research® is dedicated to inspiring the journey ahead with award-winning technical apparel and accessories. OR ActiveFresh™ powered by HeiQ Fresh and OR ActiveTemp™ powered by HeiQ Smart Temp help users stay comfortable when exploring outside.

Outdoor Research is committed to improving their customer’s experience through innovative materials, purpose-driven features and versatile products that are backed by their Infinite Guarantee®.

HeiQ Pure empowers Mammut’s Alpine Underwear collection. Mammut is an icon of the pure, natural freshness of Swiss mountain living.

So when Mammut needed to add freshness functionality to its new line of alpine underwear, it was crucial that both the highest quality and true Swiss values were reflected in the solution.

HeiQ partners with Speedo to create faster racing suits for swimming! In 2016 and 2019, Speedo launched Fastskin© suits treated with a drag reduction technology that, by modifying the surface of the fabric at a microscopic level, makes the water glide over  the fabric. Speedo’s Fastskin swimsuits are made with highly technical woven fabrics and construction that combines compression with freedom of movement to help swimmers cut through the water. The HeiQ drag reduction fabric technology was inspired by swordfish skin and is aimed at giving swimmers a distinct edge in the water.

For over 25 years, BUFF® has premiered and innovated the headwear category. Today, BUFF® continues its heritage of quality and reliability of multifunctional headwear.

In Spring 2019, the company launched the new CoolNet UV+® with HeiQ Smart Temp’s activated cooling technology to keep the wearer cool and comfortable.

Launched in 2017, Burton’s Living Lining incorporates HeiQ Smart Temp to ensure that you can regulate your body temperature throughout any activity.

The dynamic thermoregulating technology retains body heat at times of rest, and allows heat to escape when you are active.

Burton’s Living Lining incorporates HeiQ Smart Temp to maintain a comfortable temperature for your when you are hiking in the back country, on the chairlift, or at the après ski party.

Dickies Temp-iQ™ Advanced Cooling Tees feature the intelligent thermoregulation technology HeiQ Smart Temp and will be Dickies’ key product release for the Spring 2018 season.

These Cooling Tees are built like classic work tees but perform like an athletic tee.

Our dynamic cooling technology HeiQ Smart Temp was successfully introduced across the Hanes men’s underwear and socks range as the X-Temp platform. X-Temp provides Hanes’ apparel products with dynamic cooling and moisture control features resulting in greater comfort. This technology has been developed to keep consumers cool and dry in response to their level of activity.

View Hanes X-Temp video: Hanes X-Temp & X-MEN

HeiQ Fresh empowers Mammut’s Alpine Underwear collection. Mammut is an icon of the pure, natural freshness of Swiss mountain living.

So when Mammut needed to add freshness functionality to its new line of alpine underwear, it was crucial that both the highest quality and true Swiss values were reflected in the solution.

CEP made their Run Socks even better! The CEP Socks of the Generation 3.0 provide optimum performance and recovery, and are designed for those who expect more from their performance gear.

CEP Socks 3.0 feature an ideal temperature and moisture management thanks to the HeiQ Smart Temp technology.

Kenneth Cole is an American designer, social activist, and visionary who believes business and philanthropy are interdependent. His global company, Kenneth Cole Productions, creates modern, versatile, and functional footwear, clothing, and accessories that make daily dressing effortless for Men, Women, and Kids. In 2021, Kenneth Cole has launched woven and neoprene products powered by HeiQ HyProTecht. 


The activewear brand prAna recently enhanced its Performance Collection with the long-lasting odor control technology HeiQ Fresh to durably and efficiently eliminate bad smells from textiles and assure the wearer day-long freshness just like coming out from the shower.

Clothing should enhance your life – it’s not just about looking better, but about feeling better. Thermoregulation technology helps keep you dry, cool and comfortable all day long. Royal Robbins’ TempraTech™ collection incorporates HeiQ Smart Temp to ensure you don’t have to change your clothes through the day just because the temperature changes.

Thanks to the dual thermoregulating technology, the wearer stays cool when it’s hot and retains heat when the temperature drops.

SECOND SKIN is specifically engineered high-performance training and compression gear, introduced by DICK’S SPORTING GOODS in FW2017.

Selected items are powered by HeiQ Smart Temp, designed for the toughest kinds of training. As athletes work harder, this dynamic fabric responds and delivers dynamic cooling and moisture management so they stay cool, dry and comfortable.

AAPE+ by *A BATHING APE® is the new sports fashion line introduced in Spring 2018.

Not less stylish and comfortable than any other product of the brand, these fashionistas’ sports gear feature a set of performance technologies, including HeiQ Fresh in the base-layer and HeiQ Eco Dry on the outer wear.

The innovation by KJUS and HeiQ strives for passion and excitement. KJUS FRX fabrics entail innovative technologies by HeiQ that enable high performance to reach further and higher.

KJUS with HeiQ Fresh and HeiQ Smart Temp

Hockey Club Ambrì-Piotta (HCAP) is a Swiss professional ice hockey club and a member of the National League (NL). HCAP, famous for its fighting spirit, has more than 40 fan clubs all over Europe. 

To show our support not just of the sports industry but of the safety of the public, HeiQ produced specially designed protective face masks, powered by HeiQ HyProTecht technology, for HCAP and its fans, providing fans the opportunity to enjoy their favorite games comfortably. 

SKINS main compression sportswear range A400 is empowered by HeiQ Smart Temp controlling temperature like a second skin.

Based on HeiQ initiated testing, conducted at RMIT University, SKINS claims that wearing SKINS treated with HeiQ Smart Temp can keep you cooler than not wearing anything at all.

Coats applies innovative techniques to develop high technology Performance Materials threads, yarns and fabrics in areas such as Transportation, Telecommunications and Energy, and Personal Protection. 

Coats ProtectV incorporates HeiQ HyProTecht Technology into a wide range of sewing threads and engineered yarns, adding odor resistance to every stitch. The strategic partnership gives Coats a global exclusivity to HeiQ HyProTecht technology in threads and yarns for sewing and stitching. 

2A-NYGUARD is the heir company of TAURUS ZIPPERS, the first company in Europe to produce zippers in the 1930s. The headquarters and main production plants are located in Italy. Zippers are an often-touched part of garments and thus can become easily vile. This is why 2A decided to enhance their product with HeiQ HyProTecht and develop NYSHIELD, the world’s first zipper protected by this technology. Every single element of the NYSHIELD zipper has been successfully tested at the HeiQ laboratories. 

Lafayette is a vertically integrated textile company headquartered in Bogotá, Colombia, established for 78 years as an innovative, cutting edge and technologically progressive company offering superior textile solutions for their clients. The company manufactures textile products for fashion apparel, uniforms, sportswear and decoration, and has partnered with HeiQ to introduce Universal V-Safe, powered by HeiQ HyProTecht, providing a new functionality for end users.  

Known since 1924, OCM has excelled in manufacturing tweeds and worsted suiting. The factory is based in Amritsar, Punjab, India. Amritsar is a holy city of the Golden Temple, and is considered as one of the most suitable places for getting a finesse in fabric ‘feel’ because of the superior water quality in the city. 

Powered by HeiQ HyProTecht and NEO TECH® special techniques, the brand aims to provide a truly effective and efficient product to the consumers. 

Since 40 years, Donear Industries has been a household name in yarn dyed shirting and dope-dyed suiting in 4-way stretch and rigid fabric. While they have a big presence in India, they are one of the major overseas exporters as well. 

Product innovation and very high service levels have been the key drivers for Donear’s growth. 

Powered by NEO TECH® and HeiQ HyProTecht, the brand is set to usher in a new era for fabrics. 

GRADO is the coming together of erstwhile brand GRASIM Suiting (now GBTL India) and OCM in order to provide worsted and dope dyed PV/TR under the same brand umbrella with fully integrated manufacturing units at OCM and GBTL Ltd. 

GBTL INDIA, renowned for its superior quality and timely delivery, is a leading exporter world over, especially with a well-establish footprint in Europe and U.S.A. markets. 

GRADO has collaborated with NEO TECH® and HeiQ HyProTecht to leverage their revolutionary anti-microbial technologies. 

Bekaert Deslee and HeiQ developed the next generation innovation in bedding textiles and won the Interzum 2013 Award for intelligent material and design. Bekaert Deslee applied HeiQ Smart Temp (former Adaptive) technology to bedding textiles realizing a breakthrough in keeping the consumer comfortably cool and dry throughout the night.

View Bekaert Deslee video: Bekaert Textiles Success Story

In the hot and humid tropical climate, activated cooling function by HeiQ Smart Temp seems the most relevant for ensuring wearer comfort and performance.

Thai sportswear brand “EGO PRIME” launched in 2018 with Hidrosmart Technology, featuring HeiQ Smart Temp to give the wearer perfect balance, perfect performance in every movement.

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