Cleveland, Ohio, April 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RevoLaze, LLC, a laser technology firm headquartered in Westlake, OH, announced today that it has reached a settlement and license agreement with Modelos Yasiro, S.A. DE C.V. regarding the patent infringement lawsuits filed with the International Trade Commission on January 7th, 2015. The financial terms of the agreement are confidential.
Modelos Yasiro was one of 9 denim jean manufacturers added to the existing patent infringement lawsuit filed with the International Trade Commission August 18, 2014 naming 17 denim jean companies. They are the first manufacturer to join denim brands Levi Strauss & Co, VF Corporation, Eddie Bauer, Replay Jeans and BlankNYC in reaching a settlement and license agreement with RevoLaze. With the license agreement in place, Modelos Yasiro now has an authorized channel of trade to laser etch denim garments for any denim brand in the world.
RevoLaze CEO Darryl Costin, PhD. was pleased by the decision. "We are very excited to come to an agreement with Modelos Yasiro. Both of our companies share the same ideologies of environmental sustainability throughout the entire denim garment manufacturing process. We look forward to future collaborations and establishing Modelos Yasiro as a key manufacturer of laser abraded garments in Mexico."
According to Dr. Costin, the timing of the Modelos Yasiro announcement aligns perfectly with recent expansion and technological advancements at the RevoLaze Research & Development Center. "In a matter of a few weeks, our redesigned garment abrasion and linear processing machines will be on display in Cleveland and our customers can see firsthand the highest speed, highest powered textile laser systems in the world. Our goal at RevoLaze has always been to help the denim industry grow and our world-class technology provides both denim brands and denim manufacturers the opportunity to realize significant cost reduction and environmental conservation."
A spokesperson for Modelos Yasiro commented, "We are happy and very excited to be the first manufacturer to reach a settlement agreement with RevoLaze, and we look forward to all the new business opportunities that will derive from our relationship with our friends from RevoLaze."
About RevoLaze LLC
Through a combination of unique digital software and specifically designed material delivery systems, RevoLaze creates the technology to achieve the highest speed, highest power galvo driven laser machines on the planet. With over 20 years of experience, and 29 patents granted worldwide, RevoLaze offers its licensees unprecedented cost reduction, throughput enhancement and design flexibility. To learn more about RevoLaze, visit www.revolaze.com.
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