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Industry Resource for Specialty Textiles and Product Information
   April 24, 2017  Facebook Twitter

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FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestCUTTING EDGE Fabdesigns, Inc. opens state-of-the-art Knitting Facility in Malibu,California. A newplatform for produt development has been born with the rise of Fabdesigns's innovative advance 3D knitting. The company's innovative work platfor provides a new way of thinking and a novel guide for technical knit product design, fabric, fit, and sustainable manufacturing. Read More.
Future FabricsMEDICAL Futuristic Fabrics: Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Woven, nonwoven and knitted textiles are the foundation of the fabrics that make up our daily existence, from the clothes we wear to the upholstered chairs we sit on. Read More.
Safety ImageSAFETY & PROTECTIVE Techtextil Press Tours Showcase Innovative Textile Developments. "We're excited to once again offer the North American textile industry a platform that blends together technical textiles, sewn products and the composites value chain." Read More.
Home Furnishing ImageHOME FURNISHINGS Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Read More.
NEWS & VIEWS
The Economics Of Environmentalism Environmentalism can strengthen and support business. A prominent example is Patagonia, and the very way the products are made and the business is run. Read more…

Adidas Futurecraft 4D High performance footwear employing a process known as Digital Light Synthesis. Read more…

Science meets architecture in robotically woven, solar-active structure The intent is a "socially and environmentally responsive structure" that reacts to heat and sunlight, as well as the bodies of visitors who enter the site. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
CORDURA® Brand and “Monsieur-T.” Debut The Re/Mastered Collection: 20th Century Icons Reinvented With Today’s Performance Denims (4/20/17)

Apparition, world’s first soft transparent cow-skin leather (4/19/17)

ecodye – Swiss companies Schoeller and Textilcolor develop revolutionary polyester dyeing (4/10/17)

The Crypton® Companies Acquired By Berkley Capital (4/3/17)