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Gore-Tex is a manufacturer of polytetrafluoroethylene-based outerwear, footwear, gloves and accessories. Read more

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Bret Snyder

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Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC is seen as one of GORE-TEX's top competitors. Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC's headquarters is in Vernon Hills, Illinois, and was founded in 1955. Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC competes in the Health Care Equipment industry. Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC generates 30% of GORE-TEX's revenue.

PIL Membranes is one of GORE-TEX's top rivals. PIL Membranes was founded in 2003, and its headquarters is in Norfolk, England. PIL Membranes competes in the Electrical & Electronics goods field. PIL Membranes has 4,695 fewer employees than GORE-TEX.

Craghoppers is GORE-TEX's #3 rival. Craghoppers is a Private company that was founded in 1965 in Manchester, England. Craghoppers operates in the E-Commerce industry. Compared to GORE-TEX, Craghoppers has 4,514 fewer employees.


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GORE-TEX Acquisitions



NMT Medical, Inc.

Oct 2011

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Feb 2007

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Carmeda, AB

Oct 2005

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Sep 2005

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ArteriA Medical Science

Nov 2004

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These are all the companies that GORE-TEX has acquired. GORE-TEX has acquired 7 companies and its latest acquisition was NMT Medical, Inc. in Oct 2011.

GORE-TEX Funding History

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GORE-TEX Investments

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These are all the companies that GORE-TEX has invested in. GORE-TEX has invested 7 companies and its latest investment was NMT Medical, Inc. in Oct 2011.


October 1, 2019The Drum

Gore-Tex 'Tested for Life' fall campaign features real extreme athlete stories

WL Gore and Associates, makers of Gore-Tex, have taken viewers inside the real-life stories of extrem... See more »
June 29, 2019Boardsport Source

Gore-Tex SS2020 Eco Textiles Preview

The post Gore-Tex SS2020 Eco Textiles Preview appeared first on Boardsport SOURCE.... See more »
April 29, 2019X Tech News

Gore-Tex is so strong, I couldn't break it

Did you know Gore-Tex is so much more than waterproof jackets and Converse shoes? The company behind ... See more »
February 27, 2019Inside Composites

Gore Fabrics reports latest progress in sustainability

One of its key achievements in 2018 is the progress Gore Fabrics made towards the elimination of PFCs... See more »
January 18, 2019Inside Composites

Gore hosts exhibition at Men's Paris Fashion Week

Gore-Tex is hosting an exhibition this week to showcase its products' creative design and high-perfor... See more »
November 13, 2018TriathlonBusiness

Getting set for winter with GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY jacket

The GORE C5 1985 GORE-TEX SHAKEDRY insulated jacket is a 'body warming, high spec jacket for aspirati... See more »
November 7, 2018SGB Online

Gore Wins Three 2018 Gear Of The Year Awards

W.L. Gore 2018 Gear Of The Year Awards Presented by Runners World Magazine -ℑ- Gore-Tex Invisible Fit... See more »


April 23, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

8 Scenic Hikes in Georgia You Won't Want to Miss

The Peach State has miles of scenic trails across forested mountains and white sand beaches. Here are... See more »
April 18, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

Earth Day Activities for Adults

April 22 is Earth Day; how will you celebrate? We've got marches, expos, festivals, and celebrations.... See more »
April 16, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

9 Epic Lake Hikes in Northern California

Whether you hike alone or with kids in tow, prefer long days or a quick hike, there is a lake in nort... See more »
April 12, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

10 Beautiful Beach Campgrounds (and How to Prepare For Beach Camping)

There is nothing like falling asleep to the sound of waves crashing on the beach. Here is how to prep... See more »
April 10, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

7 of the Best Spring Hikes Across the Country

From bursting wildflowers to thundering waterfalls, these seven hikes are some of the best options fo... See more »
April 2, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

Mark Your Calendar for Walk to Work Day 2018

Liven up your commute and get some fresh air by participating in Walk to Work Day this year. Your bod... See more »
March 28, 2018GORE-TEX Blog

Why I'm in Love with My Patagonia Triolet GORE-TEX® Jacket: Review

Every jacket has its use, the Patagonia Triolet GORE-TEX® Jacket included. But then there's more you'... See more »

GORE-TEX Press Releases

October 4, 2017PRWeb

Gore Exhibiting Next-Gen Fabrics and High-Performance Cables & Materials for Military and Defense Applications at AUSA 2017

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) will be exhibiting products from both GORE® Military Fabrics and... See more »
December 1, 2016Business Wire

CORRECTING and REPLACING W. L. Gore & Associates Unveils World-Class Fabrics Testing Facility, Marking 40 Years of Innovating Comfort and Protection

ELKTON, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--W. L. Gore & Associates unveils world-class fabrics testing facility, m... See more »
September 20, 2016Press Release Rocket

Gore Exhibits High-Performance Products for Military and Defense Applications at 2016 AUSA

Showcasing the functionality of ePTFE technology, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) will be featur... See more »
June 2, 2016Business Wire India

GORE® EXCLUDER® Conformable AAA Endoprosthesis Obtains CE Mark

Business Wire India... See more »
May 3, 2016NewsMaker

2021 Germany Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Outlook

Overview of Key Companies in Germany Peripheral Vascular Devices Market are:-...... See more »
April 29, 2016NewsMaker

2021 United States Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Analysis

Overview of Key Companies in United States Peripheral Vascular Devices Market...... See more »
April 21, 2016Business Wire

GORE® EXCLUDER® Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis Gains Health Canada Approval

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gore today announced the Health Canada approval of the GORE EXCLUD... See more »

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GORE-TEX Headquarters

555 Paper Mill Rd

Newark, Delaware19711

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GORE-TEX Summary



Gore-Tex is a manufacturer of polytetrafluoroethylene-based outerwear, footwear, gloves and accessories. GORE-TEX was founded in 1958. GORE-TEX's headquarters is located in Newark, Delaware, USA 19711. ...

Frequently Asked Questions about GORE-TEX

  1. When was GORE-TEX founded?

    GORE-TEX was founded in 1958
  2. Who is GORE-TEX's CEO?

    GORE-TEX's CEO is Bret Snyder
  3. How much revenue does GORE-TEX generate?

    GORE-TEX generates $1.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does GORE-TEX have?

    GORE-TEX has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is GORE-TEX's headquarters?

    GORE-TEX's headquarters is in Newark Delaware, USA
  2. How many employees does GORE-TEX have?

    GORE-TEX has 5,000 employees
  3. What sector does GORE-TEX operate in?

    GORE-TEX is in Apparel & Footwear, Personal Products
  4. Who are GORE-TEX's competitors?

    GORE-TEX's top competitors are Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC, PIL Membranes, Craghoppers