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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.
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“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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Millennials Dress Casually At Work, And It's Helping The Athleisure Industry Explode The casual approach to life has changed how people dress for work. The suits, ties, and formal wear of the past are no longer the norm, and the need for traditional business attire is diminishing as more people work remotely or in coworking spaces. Read more…

This T-Shirt Sewing Robot Could Radically Shift The Apparel Industry In a soon-to-open Arkansas factory, 21 production lines manned by the Sewbot will be capable of making 1.2 million T-shirts a year–and the ripple effects will soon be felt in garment factories in the developing world. Read more…

Recycle Old Sheets and Towels for New Ones With Coyuchi for Life With Coyuchi for Life consumers can sign up to receive new bed and bathroom linens every six, 12 or 24 months; simply return old sheets, duvet covers and towels to be recycled and renewed, in return for a brand new set. Read more…

Check out some stunning new textile designs from Ethonotek! Ethnotek partners with artisan villages in Indonesia, Ghana, Guatemala, Vietnam, and India to produce hand-made textiles that they incorporate into their backpacks, bags, and accessories. Read more…

Mount Vernon FR Expands Global Reach of Flame Resistant Fabric Business (9/22/17)

FiberVisions Celebrates Covington’s 50th Anniversary (9/21/17)

Polartec to Unveil New Workwear Product Collections at National Safety Council Expo (9/20/17)

American Apparel Founder Dov Charney Chooses Tukatech For New Company (9/20/17)

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