Activewear Testing Solutions
From everyday workout apparel to professional team uniforms, Intertek offers comprehensive fabric testing solutions to measure performance and functional properties of your apparel and footwear.
Today’s consumers expect clothes to be fashionable, as well as functional. As a result, high-performance clothing represents a huge growth area for retailers and brands. To support our customers in this area, we offer market-leading Total Quality Assurance solutions like our High-Performance Mark for high-performance textiles, apparel and footwear with more than 300 tests from more than 40 categories.
Whether you sell outdoor apparel or gear, fitness apparel, athleisure fashions, sportswear or fitness accessories, Intertek’s activewear testing solutions and High-Performance Mark offer assurances that your active apparel performs as advertised.
To help ensure your active apparel meets consumer expectations, Intertek offers testing solutions for properties such as anti-bacterial, anti-mold, windproof, water resistance & breathability, water repellency, quick-dry, UV protection, thermal regulation and stretch & recovery. View a complete list of our High-Performance Mark Standards for Apparel and Footwear, including test methods and requirements.
In addition, Intertek offers specialized testing solutions for high visibility and camouflage apparel used for activities like hunting; collagen fabric used in fitted active apparel, socks and nylons; and PFCs (perfluorinated compounds) commonly used for water repellency properties.