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Innovation at ORSSTHE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FIGHTS COVID-19: The COVID-19 pandemic has still not reached its peak, and conditions are expected to worsen in the weeks ahead. Many in the textile/apparel industries have already provided their assistance in fighting the impact of the virus. Read More.

Innovation at ORSS2020 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2020 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market + Snow Show, January 29 - 31, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

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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AHLSTROM-MUNKSJÖ UNVEILS FABRIC TO STOP PATHOGENS The firm has introduced TrustShield Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to protect against hazardous pathogens, & are also laser resistant, protect against chemical permeation, and are highly absorbent. Read more…

SPUNBOND, MELTBLOWN NON-WOVENS PRODUCERS EXPAND CAPACITY The COVID-19 pandemic is transforming the global market for a number of non-wovens-based personal protective equipment (PPE) products. As their demand continues to soar, producers are investing in new machinery and expanding capacity. Read more…

Techtextil N.A., Texprocess Americas shows postponed until next editions The next Techtextil North America will be August 23-25, 2021 in Raleigh, N.C., Texprocess Americas will be in May 2022. Read more…

FREUDENBERG INSTALLS NEW SPUNLAID LINE IN TAIWAN The technology enhances filament distribution for increased material uniformity, and also utilizes AI technology to detect variances in the material and automatically adjust uniformity as well as a high-grade IR camera to identify small melt. Read more…

Retailers are turning to virtual fitting rooms to let consumers 'try on' clothing before buying The use of augmented and virtual reality technology tools is expected to grow during the pandemic that has rendered sampling and trying on products in person obsolete. Read more…

Nature-Inspired Colors In High Demand for Apparel and Home Textiles Nature-inspired colors are proving to be a respite to the chaotic and digitally charged lifestyles consumers are experiencing. Read more…

Hohenstein launches Digital Fitting Lab (9/24/20)


Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry (9/16/20)

Hyosung Presents New creora® Color+ at Interfilière Connect (9/14/20)

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