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Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas 2018 - Economic Optimism Leads the Way Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook LA Textile Show, 2019: Home Decor Fabric Trends are Center Stage 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 (aboutbiosynthetics.org) 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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NEWS & VIEWS
Let it rain! New coatings make natural fabrics waterproof MIT has come up with a coating that not only adds water-repellency to natural fabrics such as cotton and silk, but is also more effective than the existing coatings and is breathable. Read more…

Gore & Bonbouton work for smart fabrics in medical apparel The initial phase of the agreement will focus on collaborative research in the area of temperature sensing materials, and will lay a foundation for future applications of sensor technology and conductive inks in digital health. Read more…

Pressure-Sensing Fibers Change Color When Stretched The new material could make compression bandages more effective and easier to use, as well as provide benefits for other purposes. Read more…

Archroma offers new indigo dye for denim Chemical company Archroma has introduced an aniline-free denim indigo dye that provides a nontoxic way to produce the traditional blue that consumers associate with denim. Read more…

Smart Textiles, Wearable Technologies and the New Industrial Revolution Called the 4th industrial revolution by some, smart textile companies represent a significant opportunity for manufacturers to use advanced materials in their manufacturing. Read more…

These Smart Socks Keep Tabs on People With Diabetes Diabetes patients are at an increased risk of amputation, so Siren's Neurofabric socks track the temperature of patients' feet and alert them about worrying temperature differences. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
HeiQ Announces New Partnership with Concept III in North America(7/18/18)

Gore Presents GORE-TEX Products with a PFCEC Free DWR at Outdoor Retailer Show (7/18/18)

Upgraded HeiQ Smart Temp: combining two energy actions to achieve instant cool and long-lasting cooling on fabrics (7/16/18)

Ternua and Archroma join efforts on recycling and upcycling nutshell waste into fashion (7/16/18)

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