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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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Intelligent tablecloths support social distancing in restaurants Intelligent tablecloths could soon help with often-complicated seating management. In addition, customers could place their orders directly into the fabric without contact with a server. Read more…

MYANT SETS UP NEW LABORATORY FOR CONNECTED PERFORMANCE The lab aims to bring together experts at the intersection of applied sports science, electrophysiology, engineering, data science, behavioural science, and textiles. Read more…

UMF, UNIVERSAL FIBRE, TO MAKE ANTIMICROBIAL FIBRES Micrillon is a broad spectrum, antimicrobial polymer additive that can be incorporated into fibres & used for woven and knitted textiles such as gloves, gowns, towels, curtains, wipers & other products. Read more…

The case for electrospun nanofibers in face masks When compared to common melt-blown (MB) filters, ES nanofibers were found to provide better protection against air particles, bacteria, and viruses such COVID-19, the company says. Read more…

The Future of Fashion Is in Biomaterials and Circularity The circular economy is here to stay — and no industry is better positioned to take on this challenge than fashion. Read more…

Meditech Set To Grow Faster Than Other Segments Garware Technical Fibres Ltd is a leading manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets. SANJAY RAUT, president shares his ideas about the medical and hygiene market. Read more…

Devan lauded by Frost & Sullivan for its antimicrobial technology with proven quaternized silane chemistry (9/16/20)

Hyosung Presents New creora® Color+ at Interfilière Connect (9/14/20)

Shima Seiki selects Archroma’s ‘Color Atlas’ library system for their new design software (9/10/20)

Functional Fabric Fair powered by PERFORMANCE DAYS Announces Events Update (9/10/20)

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