The Technical Center

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Industry Resource for Specialty Textiles and Product Information
   April 25, 2017  Facebook Twitter

Schoeller
Functional Woven Textiles
GTI
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Supporting Brands
Outlast
Phase change materials
Polygiene
Nilit
Fashioning Nylon 6.6
FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestCUTTING EDGE Fabdesigns, Inc. opens state-of-the-art Knitting Facility in Malibu,California. A newplatform for produt development has been born with the rise of Fabdesigns's innovative advance 3D knitting. The company's innovative work platfor provides a new way of thinking and a novel guide for technical knit product design, fabric, fit, and sustainable manufacturing. Read More.
Future FabricsMEDICAL Futuristic Fabrics: Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Woven, nonwoven and knitted textiles are the foundation of the fabrics that make up our daily existence, from the clothes we wear to the upholstered chairs we sit on. Read More.
Safety ImageSAFETY & PROTECTIVE Techtextil Press Tours Showcase Innovative Textile Developments. "We're excited to once again offer the North American textile industry a platform that blends together technical textiles, sewn products and the composites value chain." Read More.
Home Furnishing ImageHOME FURNISHINGS Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Read More.
NEWS & VIEWS
Science meets architecture in robotically woven, solar-active structure The intent is a "socially and environmentally responsive structure" that reacts to heat and sunlight, as well as the bodies of visitors who enter the site. Read more…

Graphene breakthrough may enable flexible OLED screens on clothes Flexible, tough, and very thin screens are required if our wearables and clothes are to become smarter. This research takes us a step closer. Read more…

Ionic liquid melts old clothes so they can be spun into new ones Aim is to reduce environmental pollution with recycling strategies for cotton and polyester-based waste textiles. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Temporary injunction stops Gore-tex’s “eco claim” (4/21/17)

CORDURA® Brand and “Monsieur-T.” Debut The Re/Mastered Collection: 20th Century Icons Reinvented With Today’s Performance Denims (4/20/17)

Apparition, world’s first soft transparent cow-skin leather (4/19/17)

ecodye – Swiss companies Schoeller and Textilcolor develop revolutionary polyester dyeing (4/10/17)