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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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The Evolution Of Material And Design: New Path Towards 3D Printed Fashion - WTVOX Research Impact The Future Of 3D Printed Materials And Design - This WTVOX Research Impact presents a new path towards 3D printed fashion, through transformations that affect both, materials and design. Read more…

Testing Of Technical Textiles One way to assess quality is to determine its fitness for the end use for which the textile item is being made. For Technical Textiles the test is done to ensure proper performance standard for the goods. Read more…

SWISS COMPANY CLARIANT TO SHOWCASE ECOCIRCLE ADDITIVES AT CHINAPLAS China has banned single use plastics which has increased the focus on recyclable plastics and bioplastics for a circular economy. Clariant will showcase new additives from its EcoCircle initiative towards this end. Read more…

Futuristic In Technical Textile Textiles are no more limited for use as apparels clothing. With the rapid changes in the social economic structure of our society, textiles enhancing the quality of human life trough protection against various hazards as well as adverse environment. Read more…

US FIRM ORTHOLITE DEVELOPS NEW THERMAL INSOLE TECH TO KEEP FEET WARM OrthoLite has developed a new thermal insole technology, setting a new standard in cold-weather footwear protection. This means feet will stay warmer, be more comfortable and perform better in cold weather. Read more…

Introduction To E-Clothing Its functions include sensing and monitoring of human body metabolism, including moisture, temperature and respiratory rhythm patterns, habits, behaviours, and maintenance of emotional and physical wellness. Read more…

Devan launches bio-based softener and quick-dry finish to support Circularity programmes (5/11/21)

Crypton Introduces Epure: A Uniquely Smart Environmental Polyurethane (5/10/21)

HeiQ launches high-tech mask featuring ground-breaking copper technology shown to deactivate the COVID-19 virus in five minutes (5/5/21)

O’Neill Introduces New Sustainable Swimwear Co (5/4/21)

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