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   July 28, 2017  Facebook Twitter
IFAI Expo 2017 Innovative Textile Products Transforming the Textile Industry Athleisure Focus of OR Health and Safety Becoming Important in Outdoor Markets New Innovations Heat Up ORWM'17 Emotions Trendbook

natural & synthetic microblend
Sympatex Technologies
Recyclable Membrane
Asher Fabric Concept
Luxurious Fabrics
All Performance Fiber
Functional Fashion Fabrics
FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestCUTTING EDGE Fabdesigns, Inc. opens state-of-the-art Knitting Facility in Malibu,California. A newplatform for produt development has been born with the rise of Fabdesigns's innovative advance 3D knitting. The company's innovative work platfor provides a new way of thinking and a novel guide for technical knit product design, fabric, fit, and sustainable manufacturing. Read More.
Future FabricsMEDICAL“Health in hands,” is one of the catch phrases that illustrate a new focus in health care today. Proactive health care by monitoring and managing health issues continues to gain broader acceptance. Textiles of many kinds enhance health care products and contribute to the next phase of improvements." Read More.
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Why Aren't There More Plus-Size Fashion Options A recent study in the International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology, and Education found that the average American woman is a size 16. Read more…

EPL 2030: Active Skin, Graphene Sensors and Future of Football Injury Prevention It might sound like fantasy, but it could be here sooner than you think. Read more…

MIT researchers developed a 3D-printed, self-ventilating workout suit The new suit is innovative; breathable; has ventilating flaps, ranging from thumbnail- to finger-sized, that contain viable microbial cells which shrink and expand in response to changes in humidity. Read more…

Trelleborg Installs a Groundbreaking Rapid Prototype Center for Coated Fabrics The miniature prototype equipment offers the latest technology in the rapid prototyping field, reducing the time and cost of creating functional coated fabric samples. Read more…

NILIT Celebrates US Sensil® Launch at Outdoor Retailer (7/21/17)

CORDURA® Brand and Cotton Incorporated Debut Next Generation Performance Cotton (7/20/17)

Applied DNA Expands Long-Term CertainT™ Agreement with Loftex Home for Towels (7/18/17)

Thermore® brings you FREEDOM and is now PeTA Approved Vegan.(7/18/17)

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