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Bret Snyder Named President & Chief Executive Officer of W. L. Gore & Associates

Posted October 6, 2020

W. L. Gore & Associates today announced that Bret Snyder, chair of the Gore board of directors, will succeed Jason Field in the role of president and CEO effective Oct. 9, 2020.

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GORE and BIONIC® Yarn Collaborate on Recycled Textile Development Aimed at Stemming the Tide of Ocean-Bound Plastic

Posted December 3, 2020

GORE and BIONIC® Yarn Collaborate on Recycled Textile Development Aimed at Stemming the Tide of Ocean-Plastic.

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Re-imagine Dynamic Seals with GORE® Low Friction Film

Posted November 2, 2020

PUTZBRUNN, Germany (November 2, 2020) — W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) introduces GORE Low Friction Film for dynamic seals. This tissue-thin flexible film, based on Gore’s proprietary ePTFE (expanded PTFE) membrane technology, enables longer-wearing, lower-friction dynamic seals that can reduce torque and power consumption. It offers new design options in energy-critical applications such as thermal management, air conditioning, actuators, electric motors and gear shafts.

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Gore Jolts Emerging Electric Aviation Market with New High-Performance Aerospace Wires

Posted October 13, 2020

W. L. Gore & Associates announced today a new solution that meets higher voltages as the trend continues towards aircraft electrification to reduce the impact of air transport on our environment. GORE® High Performance Aerospace Wires, GWN3000 Series, deliver the best combination of superior mechanical strength and outstanding electrical reliability without increasing wire bundle size or weight.

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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.

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Bret Snyder Named President & Chief Executive Officer of W. L. Gore & Associates

Posted October 6, 2020

W. L. Gore & Associates today announced that Bret Snyder, chair of the Gore board of directors, will succeed Jason Field in the role of president and CEO effective Oct. 9, 2020.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Some Events Have Been Postponed, Cancelled or Gone Virtual Due to COVID-19

While some events will unfortunately need to be canceled, we are currently working with event owners to share updated information on any event changes, and to communicate that to you as quickly as possible. As you can imagine, this takes time, so we truly appreciate your patience and understanding as we navigate this new territory.

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