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   May 22, 2018  Facebook Twitter
Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas 2018 - Economic Optimism Leads the Way Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook LA Textile Show, 2019: Home Decor Fabric Trends are Center Stage Techtextil NA 2017: Industrial Fabric Innovations Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer ORSS '18 - What's New in Comfort Activewear? A Lot! TTNA'17 - Safety & Protective Trends ORSS'18 Sustainability & the Snow Sports Market

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FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSSTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show January 25-28 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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TissueGen discusses use of drug-loaded fibres These drug-loaded fibres may result in faster healing, improved patient compliance and lower negative outcomes at lower cost. Read more…

Shoe is made with yarn derived from castor oil The yarn is reported as suitable for all textile applications, particularly sportswear. The yarn is light, very stretchy, breathable, quick drying, and offers natural thermal and bacteriostatic properties. Read more…

Could yak wool be the new cashmere? Mongolia is a leading supplier of cashmere, which is made from goat hair. But goats' destructive grazing habits are damaging the country's land. Read more…

Textiles in hybrids Manufacturers are finding new ways to enhance product performance with textiles. Read more…

Freudenberg runs Fashioning Sustainability design competition for colleges Twenty-five fashion and design colleges from Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Poland and Spain are taking part in the competition. Read more…

What is a textile? How about films, plastics, 3D printed material that would generally be a sewn textile, biodegradable textiles made from non-food agricultural products such as milk waste or corn? Read more…

Bolger & O’Hearn to Showcase Revolutionary Stormproof/Breathable OmniBloq™ DWR at Techtextil NA (5/18/18)

APJeT® To Showcase Planet-Friendly Atmospheric Dry Plasma Finishing Process at Techtextil NA 2018 in Atlanta (5/17/18)

Gerber Showcases On-Demand Workflow Solution at Texprocess (5/8/18)

Applied DNA Sciences Pens Deal with WestPoint Home for CertainT Program (5/3/18)

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