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Talon International and KC Wearable Technologies Srl Partner to Launch New Fashion Innovations

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- Talon International Inc. and KC Wearable Technologies Srl. in Italy have formed a strategic partnership to supply Talon's customers, the world's largest fashion brands, with the KC's wearable technology innovations. With a strong vision for the future, the cooperation will facilitate the sales and distribution of existing KC innovations, as well as the creation of exciting future joint developments to make new functionalities in clothing and accessories possible.

Sales and Distribution of Existing KC Innovations:

Given Talon's reputation for continuously revolutionizing their product offerings, as well as transforming the fashion industry, they always seek opportunities to serve their customers better. The cooperation with KC Wearable Technologies provides Talon with the ability to sell and distribute creative and unique solutions. Developments like heating systems for clothing and accessories, cooling systems for fashion and activewear, and wireless charging pockets for smartphones, will provide Talon customers with industry leading technology, to stay at the forefront of their competitors. With patented technologies, which are often designed to be removable for washing and cleaning purposes, Talon foresees their widespread use in the future.

"We've already had significant interest from our existing customer base, which has us very excited for the future of our industry," says Larry Dyne, CEO at Talon International Inc. "Thanks to our partnership with KC Wearable Technologies, these technologies can be applied to garments and accessories, to create superior products with short development to market times."

Joint Development of Further Innovations:

By combining the abilities of KC with those of Talon, both companies will begin the process of jointly exploring further game changing initiatives. For example, KC has integrated NFC tags into buttons and silicone patches, to allow consumers to create convenient shortcuts on their smartphones. In future, Talon will now also roll out this concept on many of its existing product lines, including trims, Velcro patches, fasteners, and zippers.

Dominik Kufner, Managing Partner at KC, points out another example of where the combined abilities of KC and Talon will lead to new initiatives: "In the near future, we plan to jointly create new safety vests, with a wide range of revolutionary new safety functions. With integrated new communication tools, sensor technologies and alarm systems, workers can be safer than ever before."

Sofia Cinel, Managing Partner of KC points out another invention which will change the future of the fashion industry: "KC's development of flexible lithium batteries, for applications in clothing and accessories, opens infinite new possibilities. With Talon's vast network, the use of this innovation can now be rolled out in the entire industry in countless new applications."

In future it will be normal that jackets, handbags, or wallets will re-charge cell phones. We will be used to caps or beanies functioning as earphones, and that outerwear will electrically heat or cool consumers. Silver textiles will decontaminate objects in pockets and protect credit cards, while activated carbon components will absorb odor molecules. People will have loudspeakers in the thumb of their gloves, to answer phone calls without taking them off, and they will open their handbags with biometric fingerprint locks.

The research and development teams of both Talon and KC are thrilled about the next stage in their growth and excited to help change the future.

Talon International:

Their 128-year history provides Talon with unmatched knowledge of the products and innovations required to turn their client's visions into reality. Working with prestigious brands including Guess, Urban Outfitters, Polo Ralph Lauren, Macy's, Superdry, Reebok, Spanx, Van Heusen, and so many more, Talon is well respected as a heritage brand that assists their clients in standing out from their competitors with customized solutions.

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Talon International, Inc. Introduces its New High Quality Fashion Bonding Division

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- Talon International, Inc. continues its legacy and history as lead innovators, introducing its newest division, "Bonding." With technology suitable for various categories within the apparel industry as well as many other applications: such as outdoor products, automotive and countless other applications. This new product line continues to be aligned with the company's ethos of leading the charge and shifting apparel and other industries towards sustainability, innovation, quality, and premium performance.

Bonding Solution:

Talon International has an existing portfolio of revolutionary products including zippers, trim, stretch technologies, packaging, anti-counterfeit solutions, sustainability and now its latest bonding solutions. With performance, quality and functionality being a core value for their offerings, Talon identified a gap in the market for high-quality adhesive films and high levels of technical support in the field.

Following detailed industry research, speaking with both existing and new clients, product development and testing processes, we are proud to unveil solutions that deliver comfort and performance, and water resistance and seamless applications. The product line features "Flex-It" films, Adhesive films, Overlay films, and Seam Sealing Tapes each with their own unique technologies and functionality.

"Design is in the details; we are dedicated to constant iteration and innovation to provide our existing and prospective clients with products that move the needle in the quality of finished products to create excellent customer experiences," says Larry Dyne, Chief Executive Office at Talon International Inc.

Designed specifically for comfort and performance, the Flex-It films range features a spandex film secured between two adhesive layers for superior elasticity, strength, and durability. Ideal for lingerie and undergarments, active and athleisure, as well as outerwear, there are multiple variations to choose from.

With the move towards the importance of design aesthetics as well as functionality the seamless Adhesive film range was introduced to maintain premium softness, flexibility, and support while providing high-performance throughout the life of the garment.

"With the ability to bond fabrics, waterproofing, creating breathable barriers, and spider web adhesives, the line is perfect for sportswear, athleisure, shapewear, and undergarments," says Abhijeet Majumdar, Director of Bonding at Talon International Inc.

When it comes to innovating apparel for workwear, skiing, hiking, and outerwear, as well as tents, backpacks, and luggage, water resistant Seam Sealing Tape films are one of their latest innovations. With options for 2-layer tapes, 3-layer tapes, colored tapes, and printed tapes, the high-quality adhesive films increase the water-resistant properties, and therefore durability, of seams.

Lastly, to fill a void found within these various applications and use cases Overlay film provides garments with safety, security, and durability against shrinking and stretching over time. With a wide range of colors and options available, the film can be applied to many material variants including zippers, bag flaps, elastic bands, woven and knitted garments for compression and waterproofing.

About Talon International:

Our 128-year history provides Talon with unmatched knowledge of the products and innovations required to turn their client's visions into reality. Working with prestigious brands including Guess, Urban Outfitters, Polo Ralph Lauren, Superdry, Reebok, Spanx, Van Heusen, and so many more, Talon is well respected as a heritage brand that assists their clients in standing out from their competitors with customized solutions.

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Talon International Announces Launch of 100% Sustainable Ghost Net Products

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- After years of meaningful development, Talon International is proud to announce the launch of its innovative Ghost Net Products. The company successfully developed a solution to improving marine habitats by collecting and recycling the surplus of plastic waste that has consumed our beloved oceans.

Plastic waste has finally reached the top of society's agenda. Only nine percent of the plastic produced since the beginning of the material's revolutionary debut has been recycled. Unfortunately, much of the remainder invade our waters-4.9 billion tons consuming the habitats of vital marine wildlife. If the trend continues, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish in less than thirty years.

Talon has taken to collecting abandoned ghost nets, a substantial portion of our planet's plastic waste, and developing them into an assortment of practical fashion items, including zippers, buckles, cord adjusters, buttons, and more. The company's process is simple: search, collect, clean, regenerate, and develop the recycled resin into innovative products that will change the world, one ghost net at a time.

Talon International has been awarded the Global Recycled Standard by the INFL Laboratory and Institute, certifying that its Ghost Net Products and manufacturing practices conform with international voluntary standards. The company currently coordinates and operates the recycling of ghost nets found amongst China's shores. Talon is honored to be the first audited and certified fishing net recycling system in China.

Larry Dyne, CEO of Talon International explains, "We believe that the solution is obvious. We have been practicing it for years now. Reuse! At Talon, we are at the forefront of innovation and sustainability. We coordinate and operate the collection and recycling of ocean waste plastic, including fishing nets, to reduce the environmental harm."

Alongside their corporate efforts to push the boundaries with innovative designs and solutions, Talon International presents retailers everywhere the opportunity to take part in raising sustainability standards. Talon designed the sustainable Ghost Net Product line with their valued partners in mind, in hopes to encourage more retailers like yours to make a difference.

Hand-in-hand, companies everywhere have the power to make a positive, influential impact on the planet. Until zero ghost nets remain in our oceans, let us reduce, reuse, and recycle together.

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Talon International Adjustec Division is Awarded Second US Patent: US 11,034,130 B2 for its Bandroll Technology

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently awarded Talon's Adjustec a second patent in a series of patterns concerning their Adjustec stretch technology Bandroll product. The patent provides additional protection for the Adjustec Bandroll-the design behind Talon's Inventor of the Year Award for 2020, awarded by Aramark. Following this second patent are two more patterns pending for the Adjustec Bandroll that cover even a wider range of applications.

The Adjustec stretch technology has brought fashion to a new level of comfort and performance with their innovative stretch technology, using fusibles with any material. The Bandroll offers a stretch-fit solution for garments--particularly dress pant waistbands--providing a comfortable and durable fit that lasts a lifetime. Aramark the workwear Giant has adopted it as well in their quest to ensure they lead in providing performance in the workwear field.

Talon International has already been awarded three dress shirt design patents amongst 17 other granted patents for various product developments. Talon patents have been welcomed and adopted by several name brand clothing companies, including-but not limited to-Dockers, Uniqlo, Ralph Lauren, Round Tree and York, Murano, Van Heusen, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Aramark workwear.

"We believe in innovation and technology, and we use patents to protect our intellectual property," says Larry Dyne, CEO of Talon International. "The modern production reality in the textile market is that anyone that tries to make these updated waistbands or collars without our approval, or a license from us, would, in fact, be infringing our patterns and pending patents."

Alongside creative design patterns, Talon's Adjustec division patents provide companies everywhere the opportunity to revolutionize the way they make fashion. With constant innovation in the fashion world, the Adjustec Bandroll provides the level of performance desired by buyers everywhere without sacrificing design and style.

"We believe that all modern pants...needs our technology to be competitive...Companies will also need our patented manufacturing systems and equipment to enjoy the incredible efficiencies and savings they provide," says Herman Roup, President and Inventor of Adjustec.

Since their revolutionary zipper invention in 1893, and over 128yrs of doing it right, Talon International remains committed to pushing boundaries with advanced, state-of-the-art design solutions, including trims, zippers, packaging, stretch technologies, and sustainable solutions. Talon is the solution for integrating invaluable, flexible, and sustainable products in the clothing we rely on every day. At Talon, Every. Detail. Matters.

For more information about the recently patented Adjustec Bandroll, see our website at https://taloninternational.com/product/bandroll/ or please contact Herman Roup by phone at 805-689-4656 or by email at HRoup@TalonTekfit.com.

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Aramark Awards 2020 Innovator Award to Talon’s Adjustec Stretch and Performance for their patented performance BandRoll and manufacturing systems

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- Aramark, one of the world's largest food service, facilities, and uniform providers, has awarded its 2020 Innovator Award to Talon International's Adjustec Stretch & Performance Technology Division. This division of the legendary Zipper company and Trims manufacturer is making non-stretch fabric stretch and recover, even replacing elastics, while helping wearers to be more comfortable, fabrics to last longer, and to improve the fit of the garments.

Adjustec holds over 12 patents on their stretch and performance innovations plus patented equipment systems, there are also several more pending patent issuance. Learn more at https://taloninternational.com/adjustec/ .

"This award from Aramark, a Fortune 500 company, is a great honor for our team to collaborate and work with such amazing partners," said Larry Dyne, CEO of Talon International. "The Adjustec team, also known to the market as Tekfit, works hard to constantly innovate our proprietary stretch technology, creating the technology that keep us all comfortable, dry, and cool. For a uniform supply company, like Aramark, this allows them to provide the most comfortable work clothes in the world."

The business with Aramark is a new vertical in workwear for Adjustec. The Adjustec Division of Talon International (r) has numerous innovations that ultimately create a more comfortable experience for millions of wearers. Its patented stretch technologies can be found in over 200million garments.

Talon's commitment goes way beyond simply creating great products. Everything we do helps to make sewing factories more efficient and reduce waste by utilizing our patented technical systems. Protecting the environment is as high a priority as innovating new products.

"Adjustec creates Innovative Solutions that impacts the wearers and the environment," said Herman Roup, President and Innovator of the Adjustec Division. "Protecting our shared world is a huge part of our mission. Many of our innovations can be applied to many manufacturers to reduce waste, clean up the oceans, and still deliver cutting edge innovations that consumers have come to expect and demand, luckily for us, we found Aramark who is equally committed to these goals."

Talon invented the world's first zipper in 1893, changing fashion forever. With a pedigree like this, it may seem like they would rest on their laurels. Instead, they're committed to moving fashion forward with custom zippers, trim, tags, patented stretch technologies and a wide variety of printed marketing solutions including a new technology for anti-counterfeit and consumer engagement. Talon is your innovative and creative partner pushing the envelope to bring forth new fashion technologies to the apparel industry while understanding the importance of quality, brand DNA, and speed to market.

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Talon International, a global Trims and Zipper manufacturer, is leveraging its supply chain, delivering millions of pieces of PPE to global market

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- Talon International, has retooled its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and around the world to supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for medical and non-medical. Talon is supplying 3-ply face masks and medical-grade face shields, as well as cloth masks, gloves, alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, and isolation gowns. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of PPE will be donated to the Feeding America organization.

"For over 125 years, Talon has supplied the fashion industry with trims, zippers and other related products," said Larry Dyne, CEO of Talon. "Today, the world has very different needs. I'm proud of the team at Talon for taking on the challenge of redirecting all their efforts to supplying our country and local communities with safety equipment that will save lives. This team is passionate about being able to help the whole world in this effort. Our entire supply chain is mobilized and ready to meet this global challenge. Our 125 yrs. of expertise in managing supply chains and global logistics will aid this effort."

Manufactured in Los Angeles, the Talon face shields help the N95 masks last longer by protecting them from particulate matter. Manufacturing of these shields will ramp up very quickly to keep up with the demand required. We have the ability to "scale up" on short notice. Talon's "stretch technologies" facility was retooled in just a few days to begin making these face shields. Talon is also manufacturing and importing hand sanitizer, alcohol wipes, gloves, and medical gowns for use by medical and non-medical personnel.

While production is expected to be significant and consistent, businesses and nonprofits in need are encouraged to contact the company immediately to make sure their needs are filled quickly.

Customers can begin placing orders by e-mailing Covid@TalonInternational.com with a request for what they need.

"My optometry business hasn't stopped," said Dr. Matthew Aplert, based in Los Angeles, California. "People still need eyewear and eye care, particularly our front-line heroes, such as doctors and nurses. Talon was able to deliver masks to me when no one else could. I have enough to keep my staff and my patients protected. Talon made it possible for me to continue to serve my patients safely."

Talon invented the world's first zipper in 1893 changing fashion forever. With a pedigree like this, it may seem like they would rest on their laurels. Instead, they're committed to moving fashion forward with custom zippers, trim, tags, and a wide variety of printed marketing solutions. Talon continues their legacy of innovation in apparel technology with stretch technology, as well as the Plastic and Spiral Airtight Zippers.

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Talon International Inc. Joins CFDA’s Supply Chain Collective

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- On Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, Talon International and the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) announced their partnership for the CFDA's Supply Chain Collective, the not-for-profit trade association's new initiative designed to bring even greater value to the nearly 500 American womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers in their membership.

"The Supply Chain Collective aims to help alleviate hurdles related to topics such as sustainable solutions for materials, packaging, hangers and plastics, logistics for fulfillment, warehousing and distribution, inventory management, size inclusivity, and artisan sourcing, among others," wrote Cal McNeil, Program Manager at the CFDA on Friday. "The inaugural Supply Chain Collective partners include: ApparelMagic, Arch & Hook, Bergen Logistics, KEDIC Fashion Workshop, Nest, SwatchOn, Talon International, Inc., and TIPA."

Founded in 1893, Talon International's story began with fulfilling one of the fashion industry's most basic needs via the zipper. It's that revolutionary invention that set the company's deep roots as a fashion forward accessories supplier now celebrating 125 years as a pioneer in the industry. Talon is an integral piece in moving fashion forward with its offering of trim, packaging, Adjustec(r) stretch technology, and more that have all evolved within the industry.

As such, Talon International will now be the CFDA's Supply Chain Collective provider of zippers, trim, packaging, stretch technology, as well as providing a variety of sustainable and ECO like solutions. The latter will be fulfilled, in part, with their use of materials such as Ocean Waste, Recycled Polyester, Eco Plating, BCI Cotton, Oxo-biodegradable Polybags, FSC Paper, and more, along with offering full sets of marketing materials curated to give CFDA members an edge in the industry.

Having longstanding partnerships with many of the CFDA's existing members already, Talon International's CEO Larry Dyne shared his excitement to begin collaborating with many of the organization's other members, as well as the contributions Talon will be making to the Supply Chain Collective's sustainability initiatives.

"As a provider of single-use zippers, trim, and packaging products, we are finding imaginative ways our customers may re-use our products rather than just throw them away," says Dyne. "Whether it's our sustainable hang tag that can be planted to grow trees, our Ocean Waste Ghost Nets material that can be transformed into zippers, buckles, D Rings, buttons, and more, we focus on reducing our impact on the environment."

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Talon, The Original Zipper, Celebrates National Zipper Day with a Revolutionary Proprietary Zipper Launch – The Character Zip

LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- As a celebration of National Zipper Day, The World's Original Zipper Company is poised to disrupt the apparel and accessory market with its latest invention and add another reason to celebrate the day that changed our lives forever. Talon International Inc. is excited to unveil a revolutionary zipper to the industry. This one-of-a-kind product was designed with the cutting-edge technology you have come to expect from the company that invented the zipper.

Introducing the Character Zip. The next gen in zippers. A sophisticated, yet powerful way for consumers to display brand loyalty. A new concept for kids to show-off their favorite animated characters, fans to indulge in their sports obsessions and a fresh way to flaunt bling on a garment. And that is just the beginning...

The proprietary design of the Character Zip makes it easy to use. The traditional zipper pull is replaced with an intuitively engineered mechanism that meets all the strength and compliance requirements but functions differently than a standard zipper.

What makes the Character Zip so unique? The zipper pull is crafted in the shape of a character. From a beloved superhero, to a favorite sports team, to the shape of a heart. Picture your favorite Disney Avengers character, a popular emoji, a top NFL Draft player Jersey, or your corporate logo. The possibilities are endless. Now an inspired way to get fresh branding on a zipper, this groundbreaking product has huge market potential for toy licensing, character licensing, sports marketing and creating brand awareness in general.

Application wise...anywhere an existing zipper is used is an opportunity for Character Zip. This fresh construction can be applied to clothing such as, jackets and zip-up sweatshirts, bags and backpacks.

This is a breakthrough idea for a new customer experience and an excellent opportunity for brands to showcase their properties. We KNOW the massive appeal of Character Zip will activate the best minds in the biz to rise up with us for blockbuster success. Be the first to market with this state-of-the-art product.

*Due to the uniqueness of their creation, Talon International Inc. has protected this innovation with the appropriate patents and all other intellectual property.

For more information on Character Zips, see their website https://taloninternational.com/characterzippers/

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