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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 (aboutbiosynthetics.org) 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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NEWS & VIEWS
MERROW MANUFACTURING & PRECISION FABRICS GROUP MAKE REUSABLE PPE IN US US’ Merrow Manufacturing and Precision Fabrics Group (PFG) have mobilized resources to alleviate shortages, sub-standard design, highly variable quality and increased prices of PPE by domestically producing reusable Level 1 and 2 isolation gowns. Read more…

RICE UNIVERSITY SHOWS C NANOTUBES FIBRES CAN CONVERT HEAT INTO ENERGY Scientists from Rice University, Tokyo Metropolitan University and the Rice-based Carbon Hub have shown that invisibly small carbon nanotubes sewn into fabrics can act as a thermoelectric generator that can convert heat from the sun or other sources into energy. These flexible generators could also be a way to make carbon ‘green’. Read more…

RICE UNIVERSITY SHOWS C NANOTUBES FIBRES CAN CONVERT HEAT INTO ENERGY Scientists have shown that invisibly small carbon nanotubes aligned as fibres and sewn into fabrics can act as a thermoelectric generator & convert heat from the sun or other sources into energy. These flexible generators could also be a way to make carbon ‘green’. Read more…

Authentication Ecosystem Needed To Control Counterfeiting Counterfeiting and piracy are plaguing the global economy at an enormous scale, impacting virtually every industry sector, and healthcare is no exception. Read more…

US FIRM LAYFIELD GEOSYNTHETICS & SKAPS RELEASE GEOVOLT Layfield Geosynthetics and Skaps Industries 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…

GEORGIA UNIVERSITY PRODUCES MATERIAL IDEAL FOR MEDICAL PRODUCTS Scientists at the University of Georgia have produced a new composite material with properties ideal for medical products such as masks and bandages. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
AEON, THE LARGEST RETAILER IN ASIA, DEBUTS FIRST-EVER CLOTHING IN PURE WHITE CELLIANT (12/1/21)

Dimension-Polyant Introduces Sustainable X-Pac® Fabric Collection (11/17/21)

Early Bird Registration has Opened for Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas 2022 (11/16/21)

CORDURA® brand celebrates double workwear success at PCIAW® Awards 2021 (11/12/21)

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