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Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas 2018 - Economic Optimism Leads the Way Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook Techtextil NA 2017 - Eco-Friendly Interior Design Techtextil NA 2017: Industrial Fabric Innovations Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer ORSS '18 - What's New in Comfort Activewear? A Lot! TTNA'17 - Safety & Protective Trends ORSS'18 Sustainability & the Snow Sports Market

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FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSSTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show January 25-28 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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UV protection and innovative design for sailing caps The UV Protection and Innovative Cap Design workshop recently took place at the scientific-technological university Politecnico di Milano for students enrolled in the Fashion Design Master’s programme. Read more…

The Athleisure Trend Is Far From Dead — and Here’s $9.6 Billion in Proof Among the best-selling brands were Nike, Skechers, Under Armour, New Balance and Adidas — with Nike dominating the list and Adidas earning its stripes as the fastest-growing market player. Read more…

Smart and comfortable new textiles for high-tech clothing Researchers have developed new nonwoven materials that are electrically conductive as well as flexible and breathable. This paves the way for comfortable high-tech clothes which, for example, convert sunlight to warmth, or supply wearable electronic devices with electricity. Read more…

Polar bear hair inspires stealth fabric Researchers have woven a cloak that makes a wearer almost invisible to infrared cameras, thanks to fibers that mimic the structure of polar bear hairs. Read more…

Techtextil North America 2019 Sets its Sights on Raleigh (3/8/18)

A&E Collaborates with Applied DNA Sciences to Develop Anti-Counterfeiting Sewing Threads (3/2/18)

Teijin Marks a Century of Innovation at JEC World 2018 (2/26/18)

Coolcore introduces Fibr-X (2/6/18)

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