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Interesting facts about the company development of Nanogate.

Nanogate Receives German Brand Award



Göttelborn, Germany, June 30, 2017. The Nanogate brand EMPIRE received the renowned German Brand Award, which recognizes successful brand leadership in Germany. Nanogate was honored in the “Excellence in Branding” competition class within the “Sports and Outdoor Activities” category.


Nanogate Textile & Care Systems GmbH, a subsidiary of Nanogate AG, produces an innovative surface system for sneakers under the brand name EMPIRE. EMPIRE Dirt Blocker, EMPIRE Fresh Express and EMPIRE Clean Keeper guarantee care and protection during everyday activities, as well as at music festivals, in the club or at the skate park.


Through EMPIRE, Nanogate has tapped into and successfully positioned itself in a new market for surfaces in innovative end-user segments. After all, as all sneaker fans know: They’re more than just shoes. Sneakers are art, personality and lifestyle rolled into one. The EMPIRE brand symbolizes and serves this attitude towards life completely. Whatever material they’re made of – leather, synthetic, canvas, neoprene or mesh, EMPIRE is a must-have for everyone who loves their sneakers.


The German Brand Award discovers, presents and premiers unique brands and brand builders. The prize is awarded by the German Brand Institute, an organization that aims to strengthen the importance of branding as a decisive factor for success for companies competing in national and international markets.


You can find more information about EMPIRE at





Photo Credits:

EMPIRE 1 © Nanogate Textile & Care Systems GmbH

EMPIRE 2 © Nanogate Textile & Care Systems GmbH


Award Ceremony © German Brand Award

Caption: from left Andreas Dittscheid (Designer); Holgur Zytur (Managing Director) and Salah Bendjaballah (Member of the Management) Nanogate Textile & Care Systems GmbH