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FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORSM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market held July 26-29 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
vestINDUSTRIAL FABRICS The 'Super Fibers' story: High Performance Liquid Crystal Aromatic Polyester (LPC) Fiber. From Kevlar™ to Vectran™ drill down to the history, advantages and the innovative application of the liquid crystal polymers have been spun into fibers and into the future of industrial fabrics. Read More.
Future FabricsMEDICAL“Health in hands,” is one of the catch phrases that illustrate a new focus in health care today. Proactive health care by monitoring and managing health issues continues to gain broader acceptance. Textiles of many kinds enhance health care products and contribute to the next phase of improvements." Read More.
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Step change: How 3D printing is benefitting foot orthotics 3D printing is just beginning to take hold in the world of medicine, the technology will dramatically change how orthotics are prescribed and produced. Read more…

McLaren Uses 3D Printing and Materials Found in F1 Race Cars to Create Bespoke Medical Breastplate 3D Printing and Materials Found in F1 Race Cars used to Create protective Medical Breastplate. Read more…

White Launches Direct-to-Consumer Streetwear Market, Among Other New Initiatives For the first time, trade show organisers are welcoming consumers to the event by launching White Street Market, a space for emerging and established streetwear and sportswear labels. Read more…

Patagonia launches Worn Wear, an online store for used gear For years, outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia has been hosting 'Worn Wear' pop-up events, where customers can bring used clothing items for repair or exchange. Read more…

Applied DNA Introduces "GeoTyping" Beta Program to Brands and Retailers Demanding Cotton Fiber Authenticity (1/18/18)

Nester Hosiery becomes first U.S. sock manufacturer to join the bluesign® system (1/17/18)

Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 with patented, dual-action technology: Innovative Odor Control Function for Polyester Textiles (1/16/18)

NILIT and TIBA Win ISPO Textrends Top 10 Award (12/20/17)

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