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ORSM'18 These Fabrics Are Really Cool ORSM '18 - The Fabric Construction Makes a Difference PreShow Announcement: Raleigh, NC Hosts Techtextil NA 2019 Techtextil NA'18: Advancements in PPE Fabrics By Kathlyn Swantko Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook TechTextil North America 2018: Interior Design Trends with Technical Textiles Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer

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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 ( 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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GORE TO INTRODUCE NEW GORE-TEX 3-LAYER LAMINATE The launch is a reflection of Gore’s commitment to eliminate PFCs of Environmental Concern from the entire life cycle of its consumer fabrics portfolio, as announced in February 2017. 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…

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…

TAF TO LAUNCH 10 NEW SHADES OF DURASHINE SOLUTION DYED ACRYLIC AT HEIMTEXTIL Durashine fibre is made to withstand extreme conditions of UV, rain and abrasion while maintaining it's color and strength. The new shades will increase the presence of Durashine fibre in the outdoor furniture fabric segment. Read more…

KJUS RELEASES SKI JACKET WITH HYDRO_BOT TECHNOLOGY The jacket has an electronic membrane using an electro-osmosis process to pull sweat away and is stated to be up to 10 x more efficient than jackets with regular membranes. Read more…

RECRON FS DISPLAYS NEW PROTECTIVE TEXTILES AT HEIMTEXTIL Whether it be upholstery, curtains, furnishing in transportation industries, or theatre seat covers, Recron FS ensures that the right fire-retardant solution is available to the entire EU value chain. Read more…

ALLIED Feather & Down Releases Down Wash, a Palm Oil-Free Home Laundry Detergent for all Down Products (1/16/19)

Texprocess honours new textile-processing ideas (1/16/19)


CoolVisions® by Indorama Ventures Comes to OR Winter Market (1/16/19)

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