15/06/18 Eurosatory Paris 11-15.06.2018

30/04/18 Andreas Sauter new CEO of SSZ Camouflage Technology AG

The Board of Directors has appointed Andreas Sauter to the post of Chief Executive Officer of SSZ Camouflage Technology AG. He will intensify costumer support at national and international levels.

Andreas Sauter will take over from Hannes Hauri on 1 May 2018, who is leaving the company after six years. The 52 years old is a seasoned manager, having held several key positions with Glencore International AG from 2002 to 2017. He is well versed in the operations of international business, having spent many years working in the Middle East and Asia. During the course of his career in a challenging professional environment he has acquired the breadth of experience that is essential to successfully drive SSZ Camouflage Technology AG forward in today’s changing world.

Our new CEO is a graduate in business administration and speaks fluent German, French and English. He is married and has one daughter. In his spare time he likes to play golf and participate in endurance sports. During his time with the Swiss Army he qualified as an officer with the Mountain Grenadiers and the Territorial Grenadiers.

Continuity and individual customer support
Andreas Sauter acknowledges the trust that has been placed in him: “As the leading Swiss provider in the field of multispectral technology, SSZ Camouflage Technology AG has built up an outstanding portfolio, and I am confident that we will be able to achieve great things together. I am greatly looking forward to this collaboration.”

In making this decision the Board of Directors has strengthened operational management and at the same time guaranteed continuity in order to ensure a smooth transition for all our clients.

We are convinced that Andreas Sauter will carry out his function as CEO at SSZ Camouflage Technology AG consistently and successfully and we look forward to a continued close collaboration.

Josef Mathis, Delegate to the Board of Directors


About SSZ Camouflage Technology AG
SSZ Camouflage Technology AG specialises in multi-spectral camouflage. Our products are developed to prevent target identification by means of the most up-to-date sensors available in all the relevant spectral areas. SSZ Camouflage Technology AG builds on competence, teamwork, flexibility and the sense of personal responsibility of all its employees and measures it success via customer satisfaction, growth and earning power.

19/04/18 DSA Kuala Lumpur 16.-19.04.2018

24/02/17 IDEX Abu Dhabi 19.-23.02.2017

19/01/17 Chimney fire talks 18.01.2017 - Brennhaus im Roost, Zug

23/03/16 Schoeller Textil + SSZ Camouflage are setting a new standard with Camoshield™

Sevelen/Zug – Two innovative Swiss leaders in the area of technical textiles - Schoeller Textil AG and SSZ Camouflage Technology AG – today announced that Schoeller Textil AG has become the worldwide exclusive licence holder (except for the US) of the patented, multispectral camouflage technology for action forces from SSZ Camouflage Technology AG.

With Camoshield™, Schoeller and SSZ Camouflage Technology are setting a new standard, which will benefit modern armed forces with a markedly more efficient finish on their uniforms. The revolutionary camouflage technology in thermal infrared permits a dramatic reduction of detection – while at the same time providing the highest level of clothing comfort.

Thanks to the significant reduction in the thermal signature in various fabrics, SSZ Camouflage Technology far exceeds current camouflage in the visual and near infrared spectrum (NIR) with its technology in the infrared range. The medium infrared spectrum (MWIR) can now also be covered, permitting efficient camouflage from thermal imaging for the first time. The intensive cooperation of the two companies has resulted in Camoshield™. Camoshield™ stands for innovative, comfortable protective fabrics with a multispectral camouflage function. Schoeller will integrate the SSZ technology in the infrared range into its fabrics, to protect military personnel even better from surveillance.

As specialists for performance fabrics, Schoeller develops materials which distinguish themselves with the highest level or clothing comfort combined with protective properties. The requirements of vector protection, waterproofing, moisture management, abrasion resistance or flame retarding properties can now be combined with a multispectral camouflage function. Camoshield™ has been tested by both the Swiss army and other military units. The fabrics were developed and produced by Schoeller Textil AG in Sevelen (Switzerland).

About SSZ Camouflage Technology AG
SSZ Camouflage Technology AG is the specialist for multispectral camouflage. Our products are designed to counter surveillance by the most advanced sensor types operating in all relevant spectral ranges. The strength of SSZ Camouflage Technology AG results from the competence, teamwork and flexibility of our staff and our sense of responsibility towards our customers, and the company measures its success by customer satisfaction, growth and profitability.
www.ssz-camouflage.ch

About Schoeller Textil AG
Schoeller Textil AG has specialised in the development and manufacture of functional fabrics and textile technologies for the areas of sport, outdoor and workwear. A separate business unit looks after the uniform/workwear sector. Schoeller can call on many years of expertise and works with the most advanced equipment in compliance with the world’s toughest environmental system, bluesign®. In all the areas of activity, quality and sustainability are the primary concerns. The entire production chain is scrutinised – from the raw material to the finished product.
www.schoeller-textiles.com

MEDIA CONTACT
Gea Toma
g.toma@ssz-camouflage.ch
+41 41 768 0 141

Dagmar Signer
dagmar_signer@schoeller-textiles.com
+41 81 786 0 835

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17/04/14 DSA Kuala Lumpur 14.-17.04.2014

10/07/13 Milliken + SSZ Camouflage win a R&D 100 AWARD

MILLIKEN & COMPANY WINS 2013 R&D 100 AWARD
Conceal® Camouflage Technology Recognized as One of the Most Technologically Significant Products of 2013

 

SPARTANBURG, SC - Milliken & Company and SSZ Camouflage Technology AG were recognized by R&D Magazine with an R&D 100 Award for Conceal® Camouflage Technology. This recognition is only given to the 100 most technologically significant products introduced in the last year on the basis of their importance, uniqueness, innovation, and usefulness.

Conceal® Camouflage Technology is a wearable technology applied to textiles designed to camouflage personnel from thermal imaging and other infrared detection devices. 

Conceal not only provides concealment from thermal imaging devices, it also incorporates concealment in the visible, near, and short wave infrared regions of the spectrum.  It is a versatile technology that can be applied to a wide variety of fabrics, including the daily uniforms worn by soldiers and security personnel today.  Because it is also comfortable, Conceal can be part of the standard uniform, not just an item soldiers wear when they think they need protection. 

Conceal works in both warm and cold climates, and, by varying the pattern and colors of the material, it is effective in a variety of environments ranging from urban to desert to jungle.

Milliken & Company licensed the Conceal technology from SSZ Camouflage Technology AG on October 15, 2012, the first time the technology has been available to the U.S. market.

About Milliken
Milliken is an innovation company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. Our community of innovators has developed one of the largest collections of patents held by a private company. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemicals, floor coverings, and performance materials, we work around the world to add value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and make the world more sustainable. For more information, visit www.milliken.com.

About SSZ Camouflage Technology AG
SSZ Camouflage Technology is a Swiss company who specializes in multispectral camouflage technology.  SSZ Camouflage Technology’s camouflage products are designed to counter surveillance by all modern sensor types operating in all relevant spectral ranges.  SSZ Camouflage Technology prides itself on the expertise, teamwork, flexibility and responsibility shown by its employees for the job at hand and measures its success in terms of customer satisfaction, growth and earning power.   For more information, visit www.ssz-camouflage.ch.

About the R&D 100 Awards
Since 1963, the R&D 100 Awards have identified revolutionary technologies newly introduced to the market. Winners of the R&D 100 Awards are selected by an independent judging panel and the editors of R&D Magazine. The publication and its online portal serve research scientists, engineers and other technical staff members at high-tech industrial companies and public and private laboratories around the world. Winners will be recognized at the R&D 100 Awards Banquet on Nov. 7, 2013, in Orlando, Fla. Detailed information about the R&D 100 awards is available at www.rdmag.com.

July 10, 2013

MEDIA CONTACTS
Tiffany Duncan
tiffany.duncan@milliken.com
+1 864 503 1565

Gea Toma
g.toma@ssz-camouflage.ch
+41 41 768 01 41