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01/16/19  ALLIED Feather & Down Releases Down Wash, a Palm Oil-Free Home Laundry Detergent for all Down Products (1/16/19)
  Launching at the ORWM/Snow Show and at ISPO, the industry-leading down insulation supplier delivers a high-performance, environmentally friendly solution for at-home down care.

01/15/19  Same warmth with half the bulk, HeiQ launches its first visible textile technology HeiQ XReflex (1/15/19)
  Same warmth with half the bulk, HeiQ launches its first visible textile technology HeiQ XReflex

01/10/19  Beaulieu Fibres International launches UltraBond, the cost-effective solution for fully recyclable, latex-free, carpets (1/10/19)
  •Latex-free: UltraBond allows 100% recyclable thermal bonded nonwovens •Sustainability & cost-efficiency: significant reductions in CO2 emissions and energy and water consumption for manufacturers of needlepunched exhibition & contract flooring •UltraBond debuts at Domotex 2019 Stand B56 Hall 11

01/10/19  Beaulieu Yarns introduces sustainable yarns for sustainable contract, residential and automotive carpet markets at Domotex 2019 (1/10/19)
  • Resilya: new durable, resilient and creative yarn family for a longer life cycle for contract carpet constructions (Class 33) • EqoBalance: biomass balanced yarns for all carpet segments offering major CO? emission reduction • Softitude: softness meets durability in yarns offering unique colour possibilities

01/10/19  Beaulieu Yarns introduces sustainable yarns for sustainable contract, residential and automotive carpet markets at Domotex 2019 (1/10/19)
  • Resilya: new durable, resilient and creative yarn family for a longer life cycle for contract carpet constructions (Class 33) • EqoBalance: biomass balanced yarns for all carpet segments offering major CO? emission reduction • Softitude: softness meets durability in yarns offering unique colour possibilities

01/09/19  New soft touch collections on display at Domotex (1/9/19)
  Soft and easy-to-clean: the two most popular keywords in the carpet industry. RadiciGroup expands its range

01/08/19  Outlast will present its proven technology for proactive temperature management (1/8/19)
  New product innovations based on sustainable materials and new approaches that offer home textile brands more individuality and differentiation, will further strengthen the company’s market position as global provider of PCM solutions.

01/08/19  Texprocess: Full range of technologies for textile processing (1/8/19)
  Automation, individualisation, customisation and sustainability. The range of technologies at the coming Texprocess is more comprehensive than ever.

01/07/19  ISPO TEXTRENDS Award-Winning CORDURA® Fabrics Engineered to Meet 2020-2021 Global Textile Trends (1/7/19)
  ISPO TEXTRENDS Award-Winning CORDURA® Fabrics Engineered to Meet 2020-2021 Global Textile Trends

01/03/19  MICROBAN CONTINUES GROWTH IN EUROPE WITH NEW STRATEGIC DISTRIBUTOR, EIGENMANN & VERONELLI (1/3/19)
  European distributor will service mulitple teritorries; offer full suite of products

01/02/19  Lenzing & Hyosung collaborate to launch new sustainable fabric collection at ISPO 2019 (1/2/19)
  Lenzing & Hyosung collaborate to launch new sustainable fabric collection at ISPO 2019

12/31/18  STORMFLEECE™ patented technology favored by international outdoor brands (12/31/18)
  STORMFLEECE™ patented technology favored by international outdoor brands

12/17/18  Beaulieu Engineered Products takes carpet sustainability up a notch with new yarn and fibre launches at Domotex 2019 (12/17/18)
  • New high-resilience yarn family for all carpet constructions • Pioneering fibre innovation for cost-effective 100% recyclable thermal bonded needle punch carpets • Plus primary & secondary carpet backings for tufted carpets and artificial grass

12/17/18  SPESA to Host Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference in Conjunction with Techtextil North America (12/17/18)
  SPESA to Host Advancements in Manufacturing Technologies Conference in Conjunction with Techtextil North America

12/17/18  Bally Ribbon Mills Announces Film Infusion Capabilities for 3-D Woven Joints (12/17/18)
  Unique capability saves customer processing steps

12/11/18  Milestone for climate change at COP24: Sympatex Technologies is one signatories of the United Nations “Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action” (12/11/18)
  Leading fashion brands, retailers, suppliers, member organizations and NGOs make joint commitment to follow and implement 16 goals for tackling climate change.

12/10/18  United Nations Launches Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action: Schoeller Serves as Founding Signatory (12/10/18)
  United Nations Launches Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action: Schoeller Serves as Founding Signatory

12/04/18  LAUNCH Challenge 2018: Sympatex, an official partner of the LAUNCH Challenge, supports circular economies and sustainability in our global society (12/4/18)
  LAUNCH Circular Innovation Challenge finalists battle for support through the international LAUNCH network.

12/03/18  Alpaca Owners Association Documents Antimicrobial Properties of Raw Alpaca Fiber (12/3/18)
  Alpaca Owners Association Documents Antimicrobial Properties of Raw Alpaca Fiber

11/28/18  POLARTEC INTRODUCES FIRST FABRIC TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERED TO REDUCE FIBER SHEDDING: POLARTEC® POWER AIR (11/28/18)
  POLARTEC INTRODUCES FIRST FABRIC TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERED TO REDUCE FIBER SHEDDING: POLARTEC® POWER AIR

11/26/18  Odlo & HeiQ want everyone to smell fresh like Swiss mountain air (11/26/18)
  The two Swiss innovators for functional performance clothing, Odlo and HeiQ, are co-launching HeiQ Pure SPQR, a triple-action sustainable odor control technology, another breakthrough in the HeiQ Fresh Tech product family

11/26/18  Sensil®: A new brand for a new reality Interview with the Global Marketingader from NILIT Fibers Ltd., Israel, Sagee Aran (11/26/18)
  Sensil®: A new brand for a new reality Interview with the Global Marketingader from NILIT Fibers Ltd., Israel, Sagee Aran

11/25/18  EuroFibers Creates Sister Company to introduce SuperFabric® in Europe (11/25/18)
  EuroFibers Creates Sister Company to introduce SuperFabric® in Europe

11/21/18  Minimizing water consumption: Sympatex to introduce spun-dyed functional textiles at the 2018 Performance Days (11/21/18)
  In addition to saving water by relying on the Sympatex 100 percent polyether/polyester membrane, as opposed to using commercially-available PTFE membranes, spun-dyed processes reduce the amount of water needed by roughly 75 percent on average.

11/16/18  Sensil®: A New Brand for a New Reality (11/16/18)
  See Sensil® Premium Performance Nylon 6.6 from NILIT at Performance Days Munich, November 28-29, HALL C1, STAND F08 (11/161/18)

11/14/18  Aurora sets standard for sustainable manufacturing in North American plant (11/14/18)
  Aurora invests millions in new equipment and state-of-the-art water-reduction and energy-saving measures

11/13/18  An enterprise model with integral responsibility for society and environment: Sympatex Technologies is B-Corp certified as of now (11/13/18)
  Being awarded the internationally renowned B-Corp certification for exemplary corporate governance in the interest of society, the Munich-based functional textile specialist commits itself to public interest and environmental protection as its official corporate goals.

11/12/18  Inaugural adidas x Woolmark Performance Challenge winner announced (11/12/18)
  Inaugural adidas x Woolmark Performance Challenge winner announced

11/08/18  HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions introduce an Eco-Friendly water-repellent finish for Wolverine World Wide Leather (11/8/18)
  2018 The Swiss textile technology innovator HeiQ and DuPont Consumer Solutions, a business unit of DuPont Specialty Products, help establish an eco-friendly water repellent for leather.

11/06/18  Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields according to Circular Economy principles (11/6/18)
  Versalis, RadiciGroup and Safitex team up to recycle synthetic grass for sports fields according to Circular Economy principles

11/05/18  New Study: DNA Molecular Tagging is an Effective Tool to Authenticate Denim, One of the Toughest Fabrics (11/5/18)
  Results Suggest that DNA Tagging can be Applied to other Premier Fibers for Field-to-Finished-Garment Authentication

11/05/18  “Green Deal” at Expoprotection Paris 2018: Collaboration between industrial partnership wear2wear and France’s recycling project FRIVEP (11/5/18)
  French companies and government agencies will in future feed tons of used protective workwear back into the textile loop of European upcycling consortium wear2wear for value-retaining reutilisation of polyester fabric.

11/01/18  SINGTEX® STORMFLEECE™ patented technology favored by international outdoor brands (11/1/18)
  SINGTEX® STORMFLEECE™ patented technology favored by international outdoor brands

11/01/18  HeiQ and Patagonia expand their partnership with HeiQ Fresh Tech (11/1/18)
  HeiQ and Patagonia expand their partnership with HeiQ Fresh Tech

11/01/18  sloggi and HeiQ celebrate the joy of movement together (11/1/18)
  Everyday comfort brand sloggi introduces a new range of athleisure bodywear, sloggi mOve, with enhanced thermoregulation and friction reduction technologies by HeiQ

10/31/18  PENDLETON WOOLEN MILLS PUTS BEST FOOT FORWARD WITH SHOE LINE (10/31/18)
  The New Footwear Collection Embraces the Brand's Pacific Northwest Roots and Craftsmanship

10/29/18  KITSBOW RELEASES POLARTEC® ALPHA® COLLECTION (10/29/18)
  KITSBOW RELEASES POLARTEC® ALPHA® COLLECTION

10/25/18  Polartec Supports Houdini North American Launch (10/25/18)
  Polartec Supports Houdini North American Launch

10/22/18  REVOLUTIONARY CLEAN DYE RECYCROM™ ON FAST TRACK TO SCALING (10/22/18)
  REVOLUTIONARY CLEAN DYE RECYCROM™ ON FAST TRACK TO SCALING

10/19/18  Sensil® Sponsors Donna Moderna Negev Adventure - Five Amazing Runners, Four Days in the Deser (10/19/18)
  Sensil® Sponsors Donna Moderna Negev Adventure - Five Amazing Runners, Four Days in the Deser

10/19/18  Sensil® Innergy Sponsors “Donna Moderna Negev Adventure” (10/19/18)
  Helping Athletes Push Past Their Limits

10/17/18  black crows + Polartec collaborate on women's Ventus Hybrid Alpha Jacket (10/17/18)
  black crows + Polartec collaborate on women's Ventus Hybrid Alpha Jacket

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