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TTNA'19: Medical Non-wovens - Indepensable Versatility Advances in Fabrics for Hazardous Environments Outdoor Markets - Looking Back to Move Forward ORSM '19 - Sustainability Trends - Reducing Water Usage & Waste Insulations: Lightweight and Comfortable for Winter Weather By Kathlyn Swantko ORSS'19 Fibers That Strengthen, Cool and Protect the Environment Athleisurewear - Performance and Sustainability Insulations - Eco-Friendly with improved Performance

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Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, June 18 - 20 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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Devan R-Vital® CBD-infused textiles hit the market Acabada ProActiveWear CBD-infused textiles are now available. The company says, “Recovery starts from the moment you get dressed by helping to fight soreness and promote healing.” Read more…

The Outside View: 5 Actions CEOs Can Take to Drive Sustainability The only way to meet critical global goals is to act together: be bold, be vocal, be activate and be held accountable. Read more…

Spotlight On: Textile Art Though textile wall hangings were first made popular in dorm rooms, recent iterations are decidedly sophisticated. Take a look at some of the many ways designers have integrated textile art in a room. Read more…

Wearable, washable textile devices are possible with MXene-coated yarns A highly conductive, durable yarn can be created by coating standard cellulose-based yarns with a type of conductive two-dimensional material called MXene. Read more…

Why Sustainable Fashion Matters True sustainability comes when the entire supply chain is sustainable. Read more…

Partnerships make a difference in bringing textiles to market The first step on the way to success in innovation is recognizing that something has to be done differently. Establishing long-term collaborations with partners all along the supply chain and the value network are critical to achieving goals. Read more…

Teijin Aramid strengthens its market leader position with capacity increase (11/12/19)

adidas and The Woolmark Company announce 2019 Woolmark Performance Challenge winners (11/15/19)

People are Remembering Mister Rogers on World Kindness Day and World Cardigan Day (11/13/19)

Bally Ribbon Mills Announces E-WEBBINGS® E-textile Product Base for Electronic Intercommunicative Technology (11/13/19)

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