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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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BiosyntheticsThe 'Super Fibers' Story: High Performance Liquid Crystal Aromatic Polyester (LPC) Fiber. From Kevlar™ to Vectran™ drill down to the history, advantages and the innovative application of the liquid crystal polymers have been spun into fibers and into the future of industrial fabrics. Read More

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The Athleisure Trend Is Far From Dead — and Here’s $9.6 Billion in Proof Among the best-selling brands were Nike, Skechers, Under Armour, New Balance and Adidas — with Nike dominating the list and Adidas earning its stripes as the fastest-growing market player. Read more…

These wild inkjet-printed outfits make tie-dyes look tame Epson held a fashion show in New York City this week to showcase its crazy fabric printing technology. Read more…

Inside the on-demand designer production process that could replace see-now-buy-now The Council of Fashion Designers of America has been exploring solutions that would help designers move faster, enact smarter supply chains, and update production cycles in a way that would minimize lag time between runways and collection releases. Read more…

White Launches Direct-to-Consumer Streetwear Market, Among Other New Initiatives For the first time, trade show organisers are welcoming consumers to the event by launching White Street Market, a space for emerging and established streetwear and sportswear labels. Read more…

Coolcore introduces Fibr-X (2/6/18)

DOWNLITE Celebrates its 35th Anniversary (2/5/18)

Freshness redefined for sports gear – HeiQ launches world’s first 100% bio-based, non-antimicrobial, non-silver odor control technology (1/26/18)

The online Fast Fabric Sampling Tool “heiq it! ” for fabric managers will enable a rapid development and verification of textile product innovation ideas (1/26/18)

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