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Techtextil North America/Texprocess Americas 2018 - Economic Optimism Leads the Way Celebrate Sensil 2019 Trendbook LA Textile Show, 2019: Home Decor Fabric Trends are Center Stage Techtextil NA 2017: Industrial Fabric Innovations Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer ORSS '18 - What's New in Comfort Activewear? A Lot! TTNA'17 - Safety & Protective Trends ORSS'18 Sustainability & the Snow Sports Market

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FEATURED ARTICLES Innovation at ORSSTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show January 25-28 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 & Bonbouton work for smart fabrics in medical apparel The initial phase of the agreement will focus on collaborative research in the area of temperature sensing materials, and will lay a foundation for future applications of sensor technology and conductive inks in digital health. Read more…

Saving water with new Microban technology Scentry Revive is a new, patent-pending technology by Microban, which neutralises odour and maintains freshness without the need for frequent laundering. Microban wants to lead the way by providing innovative and consumer-friendly technologies. Read more…

Siren unveils new diabetic sock and foot monitoring system Siren Diabetic Socks continuously monitor foot temperature to detect signs of inflammation, the precursor to diabetic foot ulcers. Read more…

Techtextil NA boasts expanded agenda The joint Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas schedule includes a wealth of special feature and interest areas. Read more…

Textiles go Three Dimensional Using a custom made machine, the material fibers are felted together row by row and layer by layer on a specifically shaped foam to create entirely new types of 3D cloth. Read more…

Textiles in hybrids Manufacturers are finding new ways to enhance product performance with textiles. Read more…

Bolger & O’Hearn to Showcase Revolutionary Stormproof/Breathable OmniBloq™ DWR at Techtextil NA (5/18/18)

APJeT® To Showcase Planet-Friendly Atmospheric Dry Plasma Finishing Process at Techtextil NA 2018 in Atlanta (5/17/18)

Gerber Showcases On-Demand Workflow Solution at Texprocess (5/8/18)

Applied DNA Sciences Pens Deal with WestPoint Home for CertainT Program (5/3/18)

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