Performance to the Core
While we collaborate with well-known outdoor technology companies such as Nikwax® to produce hydrophobic water resistant down, we’ve developed a range of cutting-edge technical enhancements including:
What matters most is that our product performs as expected.
Down is an experience—soft, warm, comforting. Every cluster is unique and special. It evokes luxury in its durability and stands the test of time. Because it always works, it delivers a sense of freedom. It makes life’s most memorable experiences even better.
The complete range of down and fill products
We can supply any quality or grade of down—from a basic 525 Fill Power White Duck Down to a 900 Fill Power White Goose Down—while we also produce innovative blends featuring natural products such as wool.
As a leader in product traceability and transparency across our global supply chain, our industry-first down-trac™ service enables full tracking and documentation of every lot we produce. Every lot is tested at least twice by our internal IDFL certified lab.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Where does your down come from?
How do you trace your down?
Before the down “traceability” topic became a popular conversation in the outdoor market, Downlite had already embraced rigorous supply chain custody procedures, documentation, and lot tracking systems. We take supply chain transparency very seriously, and require our raw material suppliers to do the same. Working in partnership with global brands and retailers, Downlite has led the efforts in the contribution, education, and co-development of multiple traceability standards. Learn more about 3rd party certified traceable down. We also have our Down-Trac program where you can trace key facts about your down on our website.
Where do you process/wash your down?
Downlite has the unique ability process down in Europe, the United States and China. In our own down processing facility in Cincinnati, OH, we have the capacity to process/sterilize more than 50,000 lbs of down per week utilizing state -of-the-art equipment. Additionally, our strategic relationships with overseas partners allow for additional capacity and flexibility, while reducing lead-times to the garment factories in Asia.
What qualities of down do you offer?
Downlite offers all qualities of down in both duck and goose, and at all fill power ranges. With our broad global sourcing scope and tremendous scale, coupled with our excellent and long-standing supplier relationships, Downlite can offer any quality of down you require.
How do you test your down?
What makes you different from the other guys?
How can I learn more about down?
Visit our helpful FAQ site here: DOWNLITE YouTube Channel