CW-X®, the world’s first truly anatomically-engineered high performance sports apparel, is distributed and marketed in North America by New York City-based Wacoal America, Inc., CW-X Division, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wacoal Holdings Corporation, Japan’s largest intimate apparel company, headquartered in Kyoto.
Wacoal operates 56 subsidiaries in 23 countries, with over 60 apparel brands, 550 patents, and approximately 20,000 employees.
Combining its scientific knowledge of the human anatomy with its experience in complex fabrications and apparel design, the company first entered the performance sports apparel market in Japan in 1991 with CW-X®, developed by the Wacoal Human Science Research Center in Kyoto, Japan. The company launched the CW-X® brand in the US market through the Wacoal Sports Science Corporation in 2002.
CW-X is committed to supporting athletes of all levels in their personal quests to improve their sports or fitness performance by providing premium-quality, science-based, anatomically-engineered CW-X®, specifically designed to support the body in motion.
CW-X® helps athletes to perform and feel better by providing targeted support for their muscles and joints through its unique, patented Support Web technology. The company currently holds over 50 function and design patents for CW-X® products worldwide.