The Technical Center

Industry Resource for Specialty Textiles and Product Information
   March 29, 2017  Facebook Twitter

Innovative Knitted Fabrics
checmical-free cooling
Rentex Mills
Connects Form with Function
Antimicrobial Protection
Long-Lasting Durability
Phase change materials
FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 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 Futuristic Fabrics: Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Woven, nonwoven and knitted textiles are the foundation of the fabrics that make up our daily existence, from the clothes we wear to the upholstered chairs we sit on. Read More.
Safety ImageSAFETY & PROTECTIVE Techtextil Press Tours Showcase Innovative Textile Developments. "We're excited to once again offer the North American textile industry a platform that blends together technical textiles, sewn products and the composites value chain." Read More.
Home Furnishing ImageHOME FURNISHINGS Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Read More.
Science meets architecture in robotically woven, solar-active structure The intent is a "socially and environmentally responsive structure" that reacts to heat and sunlight, as well as the bodies of visitors who enter the site. Read more…

Long distance supply chains are no longer meeting the impatient demands of the fashion consumer. Burberry’s pop-up shop next to the catwalk of this year’s London Fashion Week, allowed fans to make instant purchases on pieces that just swept past them on the runway, demonstrates just how much has changed in the UK textiles industry. Read more…

adidas Is Winning the Sportswear Game With a Strong Digital Strategy The Adidas dot-com store is their single most important store, and plans are to aggressively invest in all of the digital aspects of the company. Read more…

Applied DNA Sciences, Loftex to Debut "Innovate with CertainT", First Towels with Verified Recycled Components at New York Home Fashions Market (3/24/17)

New CertainT™ Supply Chain Platform Certifies Authenticity and Origin of Products and Brands (3/22/17)

Refibra™ reborn TENCEL® fiber (3/21/17)

CORDURA® Brand and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Shape the Future of Sustainable Textiles (3/14/17)