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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.

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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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10 Eco-Friendly Couches That Take the Guesswork Out of Shopping Sustainably Making a big-ticket purchase like a couch can be intimidating enough, but trying to do so from ethical, sustainable sources can feel downright overwhelming. Read more…

New super-enzyme eats plastic bottles six times faster A super-enzyme that degrades plastic bottles six times faster than before has been created by scientists and could be used for recycling within a year or two. Read more…

Techtextil N.A., Texprocess Americas shows postponed until next editions The next Techtextil North America will be August 23-25, 2021 in Raleigh, N.C., Texprocess Americas will be in May 2022. Read more…

Smart textile and e-textile solutions for indoor environments Textiles are playing an increasingly important role in creating more comfortable, safer, responsive and environmentally aware indoor environments. Read more…

Swany and Polygiene takes personal safety essentials to a new level with a ViralOff® series The idea is to give people a range of products that are close to mouth, hands, nose and eyes - and to make them essentially self-cleaning when it comes to viruses. Read more…

The Best Women’s Flannel Shirts of 2020 Flannels are the unofficial cold-weather uniform of the outdoors. Suit up with picks that span the gamut from performance to fashion. Read more…

SAYA Recycles Fabric Scrap & Overstock into Performance Fiber (10/20/20)

Outdoor Retailer going virtual this winter season (10/14/20)

Allied Home Teams Up with 37.5® Technology In its Declaration to End Sleepless Too-Hot or Too-Cold Nights (10/13/20)

Frontier Digital Textile Collaboration Platform Seamlessly Connects Brands with Supply Chain at TITAS and Beyond (10/12/20)

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