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ORSM'18 These Fabrics Are Really Cool ORSM '18 - The Fabric Construction Makes a Difference PreShow Announcement: Raleigh, NC Hosts Techtextil NA 2019 Techtextil NA'18: Advancements in PPE Fabrics By Kathlyn Swantko Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook TechTextil North America 2018: Interior Design Trends with Technical Textiles Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer

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Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Jan 30 - Feb 1 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

2018 SurveyeTextilesCommunications - Leaders in the Textile & Apparel Industry supply chain look back at 2017 and share generally optimistic expectations for 2018.

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BiosyntheticsTextile Exchange - Launches new micro site ( to demystify biosynthetics. In the future our clothes could be made from sugars, biomass and plant oils.

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BiosyntheticsTHE CUTTING EDGE - Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer- Driven by the 80 million Millennial consumers, along with the younger Gen-Z generation, born in the mid-90s and expected to reach 84.7 million by 2020, today's primary shopper groups have a See now—wear now buying attitude.

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BiosyntheticsWhat's New in Comfort Activewear? A Lot! - Comfort remains one of the most important qualities for today's consumers. Feeling comfortable can also make the wearer feel more confident and lead to better performance.

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MILLIKEN OPENS WEBSITE PRESENTING TEXTILES PORTFOLIO The new website refines Milliken’s performance and protective textile division’s marketplace presence and highlights the history of Milliken textiles. Read more…

RECRON FS DISPLAYS NEW PROTECTIVE TEXTILES AT HEIMTEXTIL Whether it be upholstery, curtains, furnishing in transportation industries, or theatre seat covers, Recron FS ensures that the right fire-retardant solution is available to the entire EU value chain. Read more…

New Fiber Could Be the Foundation for Futuristic Smart Garments A new type of self-assembling silver nanowire, inspired by the capillaries in your cardiovascular system, could be the most practical attempt yet. Read more…

MYANT LAUNCHES SKIIN SMART SHIRT AT CES 2019 Myant's Skiin Textile Computing platform integrates innovative sensor and actuator technology into the fabrics that surround us every day. This includes the world's first smart garment that delivers continuous, cuffless blood pressure monitoring in a comfortable and machine-washable polo shirt. Read more…

ISPO MUNICH TO HOST 'ALTOGETHER TO MUNICH' IN FEB 2019 ISPO Munich is organizing a retail program ‘Altogether to Munich’ from February 3–6, 2019, to support sports retailers, which is optimized to further underscore the nature of ISPO Munich as a trading platform. Read more…

SGL CARBON TO SUPPLY FABRICS FOR AIRBUS HELICOPTERS The two companies have a joint agreement that regulates the basic provision and further development of innovative carbon and fiberglass materials. Read more…

ALLIED Feather & Down Lands Coveted ISPO Gold Award for (2/13/19)

Hill City by GAP, Lunya, BN3TH and ReST® Adopt Noble Biomaterial’s XT2® and Circuitex® Technologies (2/6/19)

Odor-free polyester functional clothing: Patented Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 technology with bluesign®, ECO PASSPORT, and Skin Friendly certification (2/5/19)

Partnership between NGOs, research and industry presents initial results of a study outlining the impact of microfibers from outdoor apparel on our waters at the 2019 ISPO (2/5/19)

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