Welcome to the Next Evolution in Outdoor Gear

With Acteev Protect, odor-causing bacteria, fungi and mold are destroyed, maintaining freshness and extending the life of the product.

Imagine Acteev Protect fused into heavily used outdoor gear like base layers, outerwear, footwear, sleeping bags and more.

2021 Outdoor Retailer Innovation Award Winner

Ascend Performance Materials’ Acteev Protect antimicrobial odor-resisting fabric technology has been named a winner at the 2021 Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards. The awards recognize new and groundbreaking technologies used in winter apparel, outdoor and sports products and materials.

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The Evolution of Protection

The Evolution of Protection The evolution of nature has been taking place for millions of years. Just like plants and animals, humans have constantly been