The Technical Center

Textile Resource for Specialty Fabrics and Product Innovation
   July 16, 2020  Facebook Twitter
24/7 Digital Trade Show - Suppliers Edge - Open for Business Inaugural Functional Fabric Fair-Portland 
Draws Rave Reviews By Kathlyn Swantko TTNA 2020 - A Bright Future Ahead 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 Athleisurewear - Performance and Sustainability Insulations - Eco-Friendly with improved Performance

MMI Textiles
Stain & Soil Protection
FEATURED VIDEOS       see all videos

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.

Read More.

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.

Read More.

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.

Read More.

The road to sustainability Cycling apparel brands look to catch up with outdoor industry in sustainable options. But marketing is tricky. Read more…

This coating makes viruses slide right off fabric University of Pittsburgh researchers have created a washable textile coating that repels liquids, such as blood and saliva, and also prevents viruses from adhering to its surface. Read more…

Wearable speaker can be worn while running or cycling Developed by Kiev-based industrial designer, Ivan Zurba, this wearable sound system is designed to become a part of you during your exercise routine. Read more…

THERMORE LAUNCHES NEW ECODOWN FIBRES COLLECTION Thermore announced it's revolutionary Ecodown Fibres 2.0, a super puffy blown fiber product suitable for wider baffle widths (up to 20cm). It offers amazing loft and visuals that are unmatched in the industry. Read more…

Textile innovations move to the mainstream Once confined to elite sports and fitness, high-tech apparel textiles are becoming the norm. Read more…

New materials and compositions for fabrics spur innovative products. Health and safety are proving to be key drivers for innovative new fabric structures. These can prompt new designs in existing products and devices, or even whole new products. Read more…

Aurora Re-Invents Fabric Wall Coverings With the Launch of Scenic Expressions (7/15/20)

Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas 2020 Postponed Until Next Editions (7/14/20)

Devan adds multivitamin blend to R-VitalĀ® range for immunity-boosting properties (7/8/20)

eVent fabrics Brand Looks to the Future under new ownership of Performax Pro (7/2/20)

More News Releases

What is Sustainable Fashion? Be Educated