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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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SIYARAM'S LAUNCHES ANTI-CORONA RANGE OF FABRIC The new fabric is stated to guarantee 99.94 per cent effectiveness against coronavirus and has non-leaching properties compared to other metal based chemistry products. Read more…

Meet Stephanie Benedetto, the Woman on a Mission to Save Fabric From Landfills Stephanie Benedetto is a New York-based former lawyer who now runs Queen of Raw, an online marketplace for businesses to buy and sell deadstock fabrics and textiles. Read more…

Microalgae used to develop materials for fabric Companies around the world are collaborating, researching and producing materials using some of the simplest organisms. Read more…

LUBRIZOL SUPPORTING NIKE IN DEVELOPING PPP Lubrizol is supporting Nike in developing full-face shields and powered, air-purifying respirator (PAPR) lenses. Read more…

Wearable speaker can be worn while running or cycling Developed by Kiev-based industrial designer, Ivan Zurba, this wearable sound system is designed to become a part of you during your exercise routine. Read more…

The road to sustainability Cycling apparel brands look to catch up with outdoor industry in sustainable options. But marketing is tricky. Read more…

eVent fabrics Brand Looks to the Future under new ownership of Performax Pro (7/2/20)

Bally Ribbon Mills Manufacturing Materials to Ensure Health and Safety of Front-Line Workers (6/29/20)

Teijin Aramid’s HSE Report 2019: 215,000 tons of avoided CO2 emissions; now it’s time to collaborate for circularity and to “close the chain” (6/29/20)

Hyosung Introduces New creora® 3D Max at Kingpins24 (6/22/20)

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