Primaloft has hired Bob Dempsey as lead product development engineer for the PrimaLoft Yarn division.  With Dempseys leadership and experience, PrimaLoft will continue to refine its proprietary yarn blends through the integration of new materials and advanced processing technologies.

Dempsey brings over 18 years of experience in process engineering and will serve as a liaison with numerous textile manufacturers.

Were pleased to welcome Bob Dempsey to the PrimaLoft team, said Joe Rumiesz, vice president and general manager, PrimaLoft. We are dedicated to growing the PrimaLoft yarn business by bringing to market proprietary blends that are technologically innovative and support the PrimaLoft reputation for superior quality. Were confident that Bob will help us achieve our goals.

In his new role, Dempsey will be responsible for the product line, manufacturing processes, and technical innovation for PrimaLoft Yarn. Dempsey will work closely with PrimaLoft sales force to drive innovation tailored to existing and new product applications, customers and markets.

PrimaLoft Merino Blend Yarn comprises luxuriously soft, yet durable PrimaLoft fibers blended with top-quality wool in a proprietary process that translates into superior performance. PrimaLoft Yarn is known for being soft yet durable, offering superior moisture management and drying properties, as well as anti-friction capabilities to enhance performance apparel and socks. PrimaLoft Yarn applications include socks, sweaters, base layer, blankets, scarves and accessories.

Brands currently using PrimaLoft Yarn include The North Face, L.L. Bean, Lands End, Adidas and Cabela’s.