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Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market July 23-26 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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Performance finishes for performance textiles While the tension of creating finishings with increased performance and sustainability is a constant challenge, it’s also an opportunity for an ever-creative and solution-minded industry. Read more…

3D Printing For Footwear and Podiatry Since most of your waking hours is spent on your feet, it only makes sense that you should invest in quality footwear to improve your quality of life. Read more…

Outdoor Gear Builders Advance Industry Jobs and Business in Western North Carolina The Outdoor Gear Builders of WNC are collaborating to share talents, encourage new ideas and inspire each other. Read more…

ODLO, CLIM8 AND TWINERY DEVELOP I-THERMIC I-Thermic is an intelligent heating performance midlayer which uses intelligent active heating technology to provide warmth in a safe, durable, stretchable, breathable and washable garment. Read more…

SEISMIC INTRODUCES POWERED CLOTHING Seismic, an apparel company creating clothes to improve quality of life through quality of motion, has introduced its Spring 201 that fuses discreet robotics with textiles to create products that look and feel like apparel, but function more like an extension of the body. Read more…

Touring Flowbuilt, the First Custom Shoe Factory It’s part of a bigger push toward individualization, in footwear and beyond, enabled by technology and spurred by consumer preference and retailers’ efforts to respond to the shift to online shopping. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Milestone for climate change at COP24: Sympatex Technologies is one signatories of the United Nations “Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action” (12/11/18)

United Nations Launches Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action: Schoeller Serves as Founding Signatory (12/10/18)

LAUNCH Challenge 2018: Sympatex, an official partner of the LAUNCH Challenge, supports circular economies and sustainability in our global society (12/4/18)

Alpaca Owners Association Documents Antimicrobial Properties of Raw Alpaca Fiber (12/3/18)

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