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Innovation at ORSM2022 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2021 Outdoor Retailer Sumer Market, August 10 - 11, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

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.

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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REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR TECHTEXTIL NORTH AMERICA, TEXPROCESS AMERICAS Those who register prior to February 18, 2022 will have the opportunity for substantial cost savings on exhibit hall, symposium and special event purchases, fair organiser Messe Frankfurt said in a press release. Read more…

FRANCE'S SERGE FERRARI LAUNCHES SOLTIS PROOF W88 WATERPROOF MATERIAL French company, Serge Ferrari, has announced that it has launched Soltis Proof W88, a waterproof material for awnings and canopies that also allows natural light to shine through. Read more…

SMART DISPLAYS BY CANADIAN RESEARCHERS SHOW INFORMATION THROUGH FABRIC Scientists at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed an innovative display that shows information through clothes and other fabrics. The new technology, which the researchers are calling PocketView, uses LED lights to display basic information. Read more…

High Altitude Clothing For Defence Personnel To overcome physiological hazards caused by exposure to varying degrees of cold at high altitudes, clothing should be designed and developed using special fabrics that can protect them. Read more…

US' NATURAL FIBER WELDING MAKES FABRIC TO REPLACE PLASTIC IN CLOTHING A performance cotton textile called Clarus has been treated to partially break down the organic material and leave it stronger and denser. The result is cotton yarn that behaves more like synthetic fibres. Read more…

US FIRM LAYFIELD GEOSYNTHETICS & SKAPS RELEASE GEOVOLT Layfield Geosynthetics and Skaps Industries have announced the release of GeoVolt, a revolutionary patented conductive geocomposite that makes electric leak location simpler and more efficient with almost any type of geomembrane. Read more…

Mount Vernon Mills Acquiring Rockingham, N.C., Spinning and Weaving Facility from Wade Manufacturing Company (1/20/22)

Krimson Klover RDS Down for Winter Snow Fashion 2022 (1/18/22) Collection of Down Jackets are 100% certified Responsible Down Standard (RDS)

Archroma and Jeanologia launch eco-conscious denim cleaning (1/17/22)

HeiQ Launches World’s First Dual Action Textile Cooling Technology (1/13/22)

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