iFabric Announces Signing of License Agreement with Performance Luxury Brand Tumi to Integrate PROTX2 Technology

MARKHAM, ON / ACCESSWIRE / May 5, 2021 / iFabric Corp. (“iFabric” or the “Company”) (TSX:IFA.TO), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary company, Intelligent Fabric Technologies (North America) Inc. (“IFTNA”) has entered into a license agreement with Tumi Inc. (“TUMI”).

“I am extremely pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with one of the worlds most recognizable and premium travel brands. The license with TUMI is non-exclusive and covers the integration of our class leading PROTX2® anti-microbial technologies in select TUMI luggage and backpacks. When you think about all of life’s major touch points, home, work, travel, school, and recreation, TUMI products cover all of those categories. Integrating our technologies offers TUMI customers a broad range of cleaner products, that perfectly blend TUMI style with the unique protection of their products,” stated Giancarlo Beevis, President and Chief Executive Officer of IFNTA.

“Studies have shown the direct connection between travel and harmful microbes. Luggage can encounter up to 80 million bacteria before it ever reaches your home or hotel room,” continued Mr. Beevis. “This new line of TUMI products powered by PROTX2® technologies can deliver some much-needed comfort to consumers today and in to the future of travel,” concluded Mr. Beevis.

Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business, travel and performance luxury essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. The brand is sold globally in over 75 countries with approximately 2,000 points of sale.

For more about TUMI, visit https://www.TUMI.com

Since our inception in 2008, IFTNA have been working to build a platform of performance technologies created by innovators and thought-leaders to help solve today’s hardest challenges and drive brand loyalty. These technologies range from having powerful and eco-friendly anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties, supercharged moisture-wicking technologies, Fluorine-free eco-friendly water repellents, UV protection and therapeutic technologies that work with the human body to facilitate skin healing and muscle relaxation.

With the help of our highly skilled worldwide team, we develop and implement a wide range of innovative textile and hard surface technology solutions working with today’s most sought after consumer and specialty brands.


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Hilton Price, CFO
Tel: 647.465.6161
Email: hilton.price@rogers.com

Tina Byers – Investor Relations
Tel: 905.330.3275
Email: tina@adcap.ca

Gary Perkins – Investor Relations
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Jean-François Dubé (Québec) – Investor Relations
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Email: jfdube@mac.com

Website: www.ifabriccorp.com

SOURCE: iFabric Corp

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