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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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MIT TEAM OPENS WAY FOR SMART TEXTILES Scientists have found a way to pattern hundreds-of-metres-long multimaterial fibres with embedded functional elements. Multimaterial fibres that integrate metal, glass and semiconductors will be useful in biomedicine, smart textiles and robotics. Read more…

“The Sweater” is knitted from a plant-based biopolymer Japanese technical apparel brand, Goldwin, and biomaterial innovator, Spiber, have created what they call the world’s first knitted garment made with Brewed Protein™, a biopolymer created from a plant-based microbial fermentation process. Read more…

HOSPECO UNVEILS PRE-SATURATED CLEANING WIPES Hospeco Brands Group has unveiled new pre-saturated cleaning wipes for fast wipe down of high-frequency touchpoints like doorknobs, light switches, handles, phones, desks, keyboards, faucets, and other hard surfaces Read more…

NANIT UNVEILS SMART SHEETS TO MEASURE BABY'S HEIGHT Smart Sheets - the first textile that allows parents to measure their baby's height and track their growth using Nanit camera's computer vision technology. Read more…

Textile Sensor Patch, Made with Conductive Yarns, Could Detect Pressure Points for Amputees A soft, flexible sensor system created with electrically conductive yarns could help map problematic pressure points in the socket of an amputee’s prosthetic limb. Read more…

TVAAG LAUNCHES ULTRA-PERFORMANCE HERBAL ACTIVEWEAR TVAAG has launched the world’s first collection of 100 per cent ethically sourced and sustainable plant-based activewear naturally dyed with 24 ayurvedic herbs. Read more…

Hohenstein accredited to ISO 17025 for GMO testing of organic cotton (3/2/21)


Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to Pivot to New Event Cycle After 2022 (3/1/21)

Outdoor Retailer Summer Moves to August 10-12 (2/23/21)

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