Supreme Corporation to Showcase IFAI Winner VOLT Smart Yarns at the WEARABLE EXPO in Japan

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VOLT Smart Yarns Looks to Continue its Recent Success at the World’s Largest Exhibition for Wearable Devices and Technologies

Supreme Corporation, a leader in high-tech and innovative textiles, fiber and safety apparel, is pleased to announce that VOLT Smart Yarns will showcase at the 4th WEARABLE EXPO, the world’s largest exhibition for wearable devices and technologies. The exhibition will be held January 17-19, 2018, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (“Tokyo Big Sight”), in Tokyo, Japan. Supreme and VOLT Smart Yarns are looking to continue their success, after recently winning the Industrial Fabric Association International (“IFAI”) Show Stopper award for excellence in innovation.

“We are looking forward to demonstrating VOLT Smart Yarn’s revolutionary conductive capabilities on a global platform at the WEARABLE EXPO,” said Matt Kolmes, CEO of Supreme Corporation. “The exhibition serves as an excellent opportunity for us to build on the recent recognition we’ve achieved with VOLT Smart Yarns as a true leader in smart textile innovation.”

The WEARABLE EXPO features over 170 exhibitors from around the world and attracts thousands of visitors each year, offering an exciting glimpse into the future of wearable technology. Supreme Corporation and VOLT Smart Yarns will be at booth 1657 in the Development Technology Zone of the exhibition, West Hall of Tokyo Big Sight.

Introduced in September 2017 as a division of Supreme Corporation’s innovative products, VOLT Smart Yarns offers the only conductive yarn through four highly conductive insulated wires that can be used as a sewing thread in both the needle and bobbin. With patents pending around the world, the yarn is able to send power, signals, ground and micro processing capabilities. Due to its ability to deliver one-of-a-kind custom products, VOLT Smart Yarns is shaping the dialogue for what is possible with smart textiles and wearable devices. Most recently, Supreme Corporation together with PPS won recognition at IFAI for the world’s first smart protective vest for law enforcement personnel, SmartVest, that utilizes VOLT Smart Yarns to transmit information wirelessly, in real-time.

About Supreme Corporation
A leader in textiles, fiber and safety apparel technology, Supreme Corporation manufactures innovative specialty yarns and safety apparel. The privately-held, Hickory, NC-based company has held 185 patents in 60 countries and currently has 60 active patents in high-tech yarns and fabrics, with another 15 patents pending. Supreme is the inventor of cut resistant composite yarns and leads the way by investing heavily in R&D to constantly evolve and improve the performance of its products.

VOLT Smart Yarns is a new division of Supreme Corporation. Using exclusive and patented processes, Supreme engineers are able to create revolutionary highly-conductive custom Volt Smart Yarns with specific levels of conductivity, resistance, and strength. These Volt Smart Yarns harness the power of highly conductive copper wires to deliver yarns and sewing threads that are poised to change the world and what is possible in Smart Textiles.

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