Our Approach

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Our clients say it better than we can -

"I  worked with Propel on at least 4 projects over  5 years, and can say they are a company that is not easy to describe in a sound byte. They have a wealth of experience in textile materials and processes and are able to think about a problem and its solution from conceptualization through full scale manufacturing, with attention to both design and business detail. Additionally, I believe their integrity affords them the ability to extract innovation from their network of partners on projects that many companies would consider too far out to pay attention to."

- Dr. Paul Nahass, formerly Government Business Manager, Aspen Aerogels

Recent Collaborations

Case Studies

Stitchless Seam Engineering

Seam Engineering: Stitchless Seam Technology US NAVY SBIR PHASE I&II AWARDS TOPIC No.: N122-134 PHASE II AWARD No.: N00189-15-C-Z087 This project is a technology pathway to the future of garment making – exploring the potential for new Stitchless methods to replace sewing with needle and thread. For our customer – the US Navy – the…

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E-Textiles & Smart Integrated Uniform™

  Propel is engaged in multiple DOD SBIR funded efforts, and its own efforts to develop e-yarns, e-textiles and smart garments with a goal of connecting the human to the system, such as the sailor to the shipʼs system. TOPIC No.: N143-127 AWARD No.: N00189-15-P-Z579 Phase II Topic Title: Electrically Functional Garment Systems: A Smart…

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WASP: Wearable Advanced Sensor Platform

Propel is a key member of the multi-company, multi-university team that has worked with Globe Manufacturing LLC, Pittsfield NH, to develop the first workplace wearable to continuously monitor a firefighterʼs physiology and indoor location. WASP collects, transmits, and displays integrated user data in real time to a command station or remote monitoring location. Knowing where…

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