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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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GORE DISPLAYS NEXT-GEN FABRICS AT DVD 2018 Gore is exhibiting best-in-class Gore Military Fabrics for UK land forces, including durable, lightweight, comfortable military garments made with Gore Pyrad Fabric Read more…

You're Going To Be Obsessed With These Two Color Trends The indications are 2019 will be the year people back away from all the delicate pastels and start to warm things up Read more…

LEAR SETS UP MANUFACTURING SEATING FACILITY IN FLINT The vision for the new facility was focused on building a high-performance work team structured organisation and fostering employee engagement. Read more…

TARASAFE UNVEILS TARARC AGAINST ARC FLASH FIRES Tarasafe has unveiled Tararc, a product line that protects against arc flash fires and delivers superior comfort through fabric and design innovation, without compromising the safety of its wearers. Read more…

College students reinvent furniture shopping experience with 'couch-in-a-box' business Two college students brought their wits to the furniture industry to reinvent the shopping experience. Read more…

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB TO USE SILK IN SYNTHETIC FIBRES Scientists at the Air Force Research Laboratory and Purdue University are trying to apply natural silk to synthetic fibres like artificial spider silk, which is stronger than the polymer Kevlar and more flexible than nylon. Read more…

An enterprise model with integral responsibility for society and environment: Sympatex Technologies is B-Corp certified as of now (11/13/18)

Inaugural adidas x Woolmark Performance Challenge winner announced (11/12/18)

HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an Eco-Friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather (11/8/18)

Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields according to Circular Economy principles (11/6/18)

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