Crystal Apparel Becomes First Licensee in China of RevoLaze's Patented Technology

Cleveland, OH, April 14, 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 Crystal Apparel LTD regarding the patent infringement lawsuits filed with the International Trade Commission on January 7, 2015. As the first denim jean manufacturer in China to execute a license with RevoLaze, Crystal Apparel now has an authorized channel of trade to laser etch denim garments for any denim brand in the world. The financial terms of the agreement are confidential.

Crystal Apparel 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. The company joins fellow manufacturer Modelos Yasiro as well as brands Levi Strauss & Co, VF Corporation, Eddie Bauer, Replay Jeans and BlankNYC in reaching a settlement and license agreement with RevoLaze.

RevoLaze CEO Darryl Costin, PhD. was pleased by the decision. "We are very excited to come to an agreement with Crystal Apparel. Besides being a global leader in denim jean manufacturing and a supplier to the world's largest brands, Crystal Apparel has a strong environmental sustainability policy across all of their operations. As with RevoLaze, they have a large focus on product design and research and development to provide better products to their customers."

According to Dr. Costin, "this week also marks the culmination of years of hard work and dedication as the installation of our redesigned garment abrasion system will be complete at our Cleveland facility. We welcome denim brands and denim jean manufacturers the opportunity to see firsthand the highest speed, highest powered textile laser systems in the world and experience the economical and environmental benefits associated with our revolutionary technology."

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


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