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ORSM'18 These Fabrics Are Really Cool ORSM '18 - The Fabric Construction Makes a Difference PreShow Announcement: Raleigh, NC Hosts Techtextil NA 2019 Techtextil NA'18: Advancements in PPE Fabrics By Kathlyn Swantko Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook TechTextil North America 2018: Interior Design Trends with Technical Textiles Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer

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Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market July 23-26 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

2018 SurveyeTextilesCommunications - Leaders in the Textile & Apparel Industry supply chain look back at 2017 and share generally optimistic expectations for 2018.

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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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SABRINA, VERSALUME TO JOINTLY DEVELOP SMART GARMENTS Sabrina, a global leader in performance apparel, and Versalume, an integrated fibre-laser solutions provider, have announced the joint development of wearable smart garments. Read more…

GEORGIA INSTITUTE, KOREA UNIVERSITY MAKE BIOFUEL CELL Scientists have produced a glucose-powered biofuel cell that uses electrodes made from cotton fibre, which someday may help power implantable medical devices such as pacemakers and sensors. Read more…

ISPO MUNICH TO HOST 'ALTOGETHER TO MUNICH' IN FEB 2019 ISPO Munich is organizing a retail program ‘Altogether to Munich’ from February 3–6, 2019, to support sports retailers, which is optimized to further underscore the nature of ISPO Munich as a trading platform. Read more…

LEAR LAUNCHES LEAR INNOVATION VENTURES (LIV) POSSIBILITIES LIV Possibilities is the framework underlying Lear's focus on product, process, and business model innovation and aligns with Lear's corporate mantra of 'Where Passion Drives Possibilities." Read more…

SGL CARBON TO SUPPLY FABRICS FOR AIRBUS HELICOPTERS The two companies have a joint agreement that regulates the basic provision and further development of innovative carbon and fiberglass materials. Read more…

Consumers Cast Their Votes and Here is the Verdict Consumers were asked how environmental issues & politics influenced buying decisions, and which fabric properties were most important. Read more…

ALLIED Feather & Down Releases Down Wash, a Palm Oil-Free Home Laundry Detergent for all Down Products (1/16/19)

Texprocess honours new textile-processing ideas (1/16/19)


CoolVisions® by Indorama Ventures Comes to OR Winter Market (1/16/19)

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