RAIDLIGHT – Raidlight Vertical
Business Activities: RAIDLIGHT is a brand of sports products, created from scratch in 1999 and counting today with 30 employees. We design, manufacture and market clothing, bags back, and sticks for running and hiking. We support our innovation on the innovation clusters Techtera and Sporaltec. We have an annual average growth of 20-25%, and our turnover business is now 4.4M€ in 2013.
Raidlight Vertical is a manufacturer of innovative products, designing and developing best light and technical OUTDOOR gear. Our existence and development are based on the technical innovation of our products, to differentiate from generalist brands, involving strong and dynamic R&D.
We manufacture about 400,000 products per year, sports clothing (40% of sales), backpacks and hydration devices (35% of sales), tents and accessories (10% of sales) and miscellaneous (10%), selling according to three modes: 40% through internet sales platform, 40% by network of 120 resellers, and 20% by export distributors (UK, Spain, Italy, Japan).
Role in the project: RAIDLIGHT will be the SME end-user of EcoLASTANE in charge of validating the use of new textile fibres in real sport products and other technical textiles.
- RTD and DEMO activities: RADILIGHT will use the elastane and polyester fibres developed to produce woven textiles that can be used by any of the possible final user within the Textile and Clothing industry.
- OTHER activities: MEYER will also contribute to the dissemination of results in WP6 based on its commercial experience and knowledge on synthetic fibre markets.
- Coordination activities: Other roles will be being crucial members of the Project Board.