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   November 20, 2019  Facebook Twitter
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

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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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EUROJERSEY & FRAMIS ITALIA MAKE SEAMLESS SPORTS GARMENTS Using the innovative NoSo bonding technology, it is possible to manufacture seamless sports garments using special adhesive tapes with elevated elastic properties to ensure maximum freedom of movement. Read more…

Hohenstein accredited to test textile wastewater Hohenstein’s global laboratories is accredited to provide independent proof of compliance with industry requirements and standards related to wastewater. Read more…

Textiles and the fight against infection New standards and test methods are needed for medical textiles. Scrubs, lab coats and linens, are at the front line of the war against infected body fluids and the spread of disease. Read more…

Devan R-Vital® CBD-infused textiles hit the market Acabada ProActiveWear CBD-infused textiles are now available. The company says, “Recovery starts from the moment you get dressed by helping to fight soreness and promote healing.” Read more…

BROWN UNIVERSITY USES GRAPHENE TO STOP MOSQUITOES Graphene can block signals mosquitoes use to identify a blood meal, potentially enabling a new chemical-free approach to mosquito bite prevention. Graphene also acts as a barrier mosquitoes cannot bite through 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…

Teijin Aramid strengthens its market leader position with capacity increase (11/12/19)

adidas and The Woolmark Company announce 2019 Woolmark Performance Challenge winners (11/15/19)

People are Remembering Mister Rogers on World Kindness Day and World Cardigan Day (11/13/19)

Bally Ribbon Mills Announces E-WEBBINGS® E-textile Product Base for Electronic Intercommunicative Technology (11/13/19)

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