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Technical Textile Trends: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show'19: In a Word -- Sustainability
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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. Read the full article.

MORE FROM ORSS'19: Biotechnology, nanotechnology, fiber engineering and material science are playing important roles in advancing fiber development. Recent research has led to the development of textile fibers that are more durable, stronger, last longer, are more sustainable, and protect the environment. Read the full article

TECHNICAL TEXTILE ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Jan 30 - Feb 1 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.
vestAPPAREL Eco-aware Swedish sportswear brand Houdini has a trick up its sleeve with edible clothing. The biodegradable garments were composted and turned into soil and fertilizer for growing vegetables. Read More.
Future FabricsTECHNICAL TEXTILES North Sails has established dominance in the world of sailmaking, and are now using that same dedication to innovation, smart design and passion to lifestyle clothing.Today'sNorth Sails is bring their lifestyle clothing to a global stage. Read More.
TECHNICAL TEXTILE NEWS & VIEWS
Using Ultrasonic Technology To Create Elasticized Nonwoven Fabrics Aurizon Ultrasonics offers a patented rotary ultrasonic elastic entrapment apparatus that enables manufacturers of nonwoven products to create softer, thinner, high performing elasticized fabrics. Read more…

Sustainability in the industry: where do we go next? Sustainability means different things—conserving resources, use of natural materials, use of alternate energy sources and use of green technologies are some examples. Sustainability for many rests on the 3 E’s: environment, economics and energy. Read more…

Graphene Could Unlock the Potential of Smart Textiles An international team of scientists has discovered a new technique to create fully electronic fibers that can be woven into today’s everyday clothing. Read more…

CLOTHING PATCH IS LIKE A PERSONAL HEATING SYSTEM High-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes may one day keep you warm and significantly reduce your electric bill and carbon footprint at the same time. Read more…

Teijin Frontier launches sensing garments The technology is expected to be applied to sports techniques and to support the progress of physical therapy patients. Read more…

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