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Remembering Bob Gore

Posted September 22, 2020

We invite you to submit condolences or memories of Bob and see messages that others have sent.


Gore Exhibiting Virtually at HOC 2020

October 8, 2020 - October 9, 2020

Gore is exhibiting at the Hydrogen Online Conference (HOC) on October 8th. It’s the industry’s largest hydrogen event, and you’re invited to visit our virtual booth. We’ll also be celebrating National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day in the U.S.


Remembering Bob Gore

Posted September 22, 2020

We invite you to submit condolences or memories of Bob and see messages that others have sent.

Bob Gore stretching eptfe


The ePTFE story – told by Bob Gore

Posted September 21, 2020

In 1969, scientist Bob Gore, son of Gore founders Bill and Vieve Gore, discovered a remarkably versatile new polymer which led the Enterprise into myriad new applications in numerous industries: expanded polytetrafluoroethylene, or short ePTFE.

Listen to Bob Gore’s story of ePTFE and how his discovery not only changed the company’s history but continues to improve life ever since.

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Robert W. Gore, Chairman Emeritus of W. L. Gore & Associates, and Inventor of GORE-TEX® Technology Dies at 83

Posted September 18, 2020

Inventor, leader, and philanthropist passes peacefully at home following a long illness.

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GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies Honored, Set Gold Standard with Industry Innovators Award

Posted September 16, 2020

W. L. Gore & Associates announced that its GORE® PHASEFLEX® Microwave/RF Test Assemblies were recognized among the 2020 Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Awards. An esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the aerospace and defense community recognized Gore as a Gold honoree. These assemblies are being recognized for their durability and reliability for precision testing of electronic warfare (EW) / radar suites; electronic surveillance/counter measures; radar warning systems; missile approach warning systems; and navigation/communication systems.

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ViaCyte and Gore Enter Clinical Phase Agreement Based on Novel Membrane Technology for PEC-Encap Product Candidate

Posted August 5, 2020

Clinical evaluation of PEC-Encap has resumed using sentinels created with the novel membrane; preclinical and initial clinical data suggest the novel membrane can mitigate the foreign body host response.


W. L. Gore & Associates Goes Virtual at IMS2020

August 4, 2020 - August 6, 2020

Due to the ongoing challenge of COVID-19, IMS2020 has been moved to virtual with live streaming. A key topic at the symposium is 5G connectivity, and Gore will present a portfolio of reliable microwave/RF test assemblies for 5G testing. We’ll describe how our cable assemblies provide durable, stable, and consistent performance to ensuring accurate and reliable testing results.

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Gore Products to Enable Mars 2020 Mission Communications

Posted July 30, 2020

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) today announced the company’s involvement in the Mars 2020 Mission scheduled for launch on July 30 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This U.S. mission addresses high-priority scientific goals for exploration to help answer the questions of potential life on Mars.


PolyVent Stainless Steel Brings Premium Performance and Durability to GORE® Protective Vents Screw-In Series

Posted July 13, 2020

PolyVent Stainless Steel brings premium performance and durability to GORE® Protective Vents Screw-In Series. Its premium-quality materials and construction durably withstand the worst hazards: from aggressive industrial chemicals and cleaners to corrosion-inducing salty offshore environments. For added safety, a flammability-resistant GORE™ membrane (UL 94 VTM-0) and O-ring (UL 94 V-0) complement the non-flammable stainless steel body.


Confronting Racism: A Message from our CEO

Posted June 11, 2020

Bill and Vieve Gore founded our Enterprise to make a meaningful difference in the world. And we continually strive to build on this vision and foster an environment where all Associates — as well as our partners, customers and communities — can fully experience our promise of Together, improving life. Read a message from Gore's CEO about our commitment to confronting racism.

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Water Resistance Stimulates Smartphone Purchase

Posted May 25, 2020

While smartphones OEMS introduce models with higher resolution cameras or faster processors, our data suggests consumers would buy more phones if the OEM added water resistance.


Gore is Virtual at 2020 V-MDEX

May 20, 2020 - May 21, 2020

Due to the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, the Michigan Defense Exposition has been moved to a free virtual environment — now called V-MDEX.

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