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   September 20, 2019  Facebook Twitter
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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EUROJERSEY PRESENTS NEW SS 2021 BEACHWEAR COLLECTION IN SENSITIVE FABRICS Eurojersey's new beachwear collection in Sensitive Fabrics guarantees 50+ SPF and breathability, and resistance to negative effects caused by chlorinated water, sun creams and heat Read more…

E-textiles in health monitoring Progress, potential and challenges for next-generation applications. Read more…

TEIJIN FRONTIER DEVELOPS SILK-LIKE POLYESTER FABRIC This new material’s specially fabricated surface is soft and glossy, holds bright colouring, resists colour migration, shrinkage and shape loss by using polyester fibres with excellent colour fastness and fibre strength. Read more…

What can designers do? Designers have a significant role to play in moving away from planned obsolescence towards a more sustainable fashion industry. Read more…

Hyosung develops performance elastane A recent Knitting Industry article says the fiber is designed to provide longer lasting durability, higher levels of UV protection and chlorine resistance. Read more…

WAITROSE & PARTNERS' WET WIPES ARE 'FINE TO FLUSH' The two products, which are both plastic-free, are available in UK stores and will soon carry the ‘Fine to Flush’ logo. This means they have both passed the necessary tests that prove they break down quickly and easily in the sewer system. Read more…

Schoeller Introduces PROEARTH™ Biodegradable Textiles (9/17/19)

Ascend to launch new Vydyne® XHT, LCPA and HTPA at K 2019 (9/17/19)

Polartec Announces 2019 Apex Design Award Winners (9/17/19)

At IFAI EXPO 2019, B&O chief chemist Frank Keohan to discuss next-gen repellents and finishing processes that support both performance and sustainability (9/17/19)

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