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TTNA'19: Medical Non-wovens - Indepensable Versatility Advances in Fabrics for Hazardous Environments Outdoor Markets - Looking Back to Move Forward ORSM '19 - Sustainability Trends - Reducing Water Usage & Waste Insulations: Lightweight and Comfortable for Winter Weather By Kathlyn Swantko ORSS'19 Fibers That Strengthen, Cool and Protect the Environment Athleisurewear - Performance and Sustainability Insulations - Eco-Friendly with improved Performance

Rentex Mills
Connects Form with Function
Antimicrobial Protection
Graphene One
Fashioning Nylon 6.6
Functional Woven Textiles
Controls Odor/Eco-Friendly

Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, June 18 - 20 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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Feel the Tech in Textiles for Winter Weather in Traveling Interactive Cold Room The traveling installation will be offered globally, with upcoming dates and locations to be announced. Read more…

Wearable, washable textile devices are possible with MXene-coated yarns A highly conductive, durable yarn can be created by coating standard cellulose-based yarns with a type of conductive two-dimensional material called MXene. Read more…

TORAY PRODUCES FIRST POROUS CARBON FIBRE Toray Industries has produced the world’s first porous carbon fibre with a nanosized continuous pore structure. Read more…

Smart Clothing Market Worth $5.3 Billion by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™ The growth of this market is driven mainly by factors such as rising demand for monitoring bodily activities through the sensor, and increasing adoption of smart clothes for various end-user industries. Read more…

Pairing functionality and sustainability Environmentally friendly materials and processes can add value to textiles. Read more…

Transparent ink offers security for textiles The security code is only detectable by using a smartphone with the app installed and it is invisible on the fabric itself to the naked eye. Read more…

Product Development and Technical Design Experts Launch Guided Makers Consultancy (12/6/19)

New technology in the HeiQ Fresh range turns curtains into air purifiers (12/4/19)


Lumat, Dominion Fiber Technologies and EuroFibers merge into FibrXL (12/1/19)

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