Founded in 1958, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is a privately-held company headquartered in Newark, Delaware, USA. For more than 50 years, Gore has built a worldwide reputation for ethics and integrity in its dealings with customers, suppliers, and employees, and consumers.
Our fluoropolymer products provide innovative solutions throughout industry, in next-generation electronics, for medical products, and with high-performance fabrics. We've repeatedly been named among the "100 Best Companies to Work For," in the U.S. by FORTUNE magazine, and our culture is a model for contemporary organizations seeking growth by unleashing creativity and fostering teamwork.
While we may be best known for our GORE-TEX® fabrics, all our products are distinguished in their markets. Our technologies and fluoropolymer expertise are unsurpassed.
GORE-TEX® fabrics forever changed the standard for high-performance outerwear when it was introduced more than 25 years ago. Today, GORE-TEX® fabric is known worldwide for extreme-weather protection that keeps you dry and comfortable from head to toe.
Born of innovation, creativity, and a love of discovery, GORE-TEX® products help you get out there and get more out of the outdoors.