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FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORSM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market held July 26-29 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestINDUSTRIAL FABRICS The '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.
Future FabricsMEDICAL“Health in hands,” is one of the catch phrases that illustrate a new focus in health care today. Proactive health care by monitoring and managing health issues continues to gain broader acceptance. Textiles of many kinds enhance health care products and contribute to the next phase of improvements." Read More.
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Apparel, Textile Industry Giants Unite Around SDGs at 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference The Textile Exchange 2017 Textile Sustainability Conference provided evidence of the major paradigm shift taking place in the apparel and textile industry. Read more…

Tom Brady's Sleeps in What? The Sleepwear Tom Brady uses helps him sleep better and recover faster after games — and they work surprisingly well. Read more…

Amazon sportswear line may use the same vendors as Uniqlo and Nike The information comes from Bloomberg, which reports that Taiwan’s Makalot Industrial Co. is reportedly already making clothes for Amazon line. Sources also claim that another vendor is Eclat Textile Co. Read more…

Successful method found for recycling blend textiles into new fibres The technology will be scaled up and made available to the global fashion industry. The finding is a major breakthrough in the journey towards a closed loop for textiles. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Teijin Aramid Introduces Endumax Shield XF33 (11/14/17)

Unifi Recycles 10 Billionth Bottle; Announces Goal to Recycle 20 Billion by 2020, 30 Billion by 2022 (11/14/17)

Teijin Aramid Introduces Light Weight Ballistic Fabric for Body Armor (11/9/17)

Schoeller’s heated e-soft–shell wins Design Prize Switzerland (11/3/17)

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