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Feb 10, 2018

At ISPO TEXTRENDS, which took place during ISPO MUNICH last month, vertically integrated fabric and garment producer GAMATEKS submitted 18 fabrics for judging. An independent jury of textile experts selected 11 of these fabrics for special recognition - including three featuring LYCRA® fibre innovations.

GAMATEKS Tekstil _Istanbul Show Room

The three innovations were recognized in the Eco Era category, which featured more sustainable and energy-saving products.

The winning technologies

GAMATEKS, a Turkish-based firm that specializes in circular knitting, has developed a special black circular knitted legging fabric called SOFT COMFORT 2. Made with LYCRA® SOFT COMFORT technology (T902C fibre), this fabric delivers exquisite comfort and fit and will appeal to premium brands and their consumers.

Gamateks Tekstil SOFT COMFORT 2 with LYCRA® SOFT COMFORT technology 

NEXT400 contains LYCRA® T400® fibre and COOLMAX® technology to keep athletes cool and dry. GAMATEKS believes this innovative fabric will be a popular choice at ISPO as it can be used from ready-to-wear to stretch activewear collections.

Gamateks Tekstil NEXT400 with LYCRA® T400® fibre and COOLMAX® technology

WOODERER is another fabric with LYCRA® T400® fibre offering COOLMAX® technology benefits; it is a viscose and LYCRA® T400® pique fabric blend developed primarily for men’s golf and tennis lines.

Gamateks Tekstil WOODERER with LYCRA® T400® fibre and COOLMAX® technology

About ISPO

ISPO TEXTRENDS, which showcases award-winning innovations, runs concurrently with ISPO Munich, and is a valuable resource for designers and brands seeking out the latest textile trends and fabric innovations for their sports apparel collections.

If you would like to learn more about innovative GAMATEKS fabrics and see and feel samples in person, contact GAMATEKS directly at

For more information on the LYCRA® fibre technologies that power GAMATEKS’ fabrics, , or visit the website links included above.

LYCRA® is a trademark of The LYCRA Company.

Contact Information

Gamateks Tekstil San. Ve Tic. A.S. Ozan PARER R&D Manager +90 258 269 16 01 Denizli TURKEY


The LYCRA Company Arzu HURMA Sales and Value Chain Manager +90 535 025 39 07 Istanbul TURKEY