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Technical Textile Trends: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show'18 - Sustainability and the Snow Sports Market

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In today's high-performance fabric market, Cooling Technology has become an important science. In response to consumer demands in the outdoor and activewear markets, fabrics that involve cooling technologies have become increasingly popular. Manufacturers involved in the development of fabrics and apparel for these markets have also increased their R&D target towards new cooling technologies.

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