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03/19/19  Polartec Power Air Receives 2019 Editors’ Choice Award from Backpacker (3/19/19)
  Polartec Power Air Receives 2019 Editors’ Choice Award from Backpacker

03/11/19  OUTDOOR RETAILER ADDS BIKE CATEGORY TO WINTER MARKET (3/11/19)
  Demo Experience at Summer Market 2019 moves to Chatfield State Park

03/04/19  Archroma moves forward with full scale production of its new aniline-free Denisol® Pure Indigo (3/4)
  Archroma moves forward with full scale production of its new aniline-free Denisol® Pure Indigo

03/04/19  GLEN RAVEN’S STRATA JOINT VENTURE OPENS NEW GEOSYNTHETICS PLANT IN INDIA (3/4/19)
  GLEN RAVEN’S STRATA JOINT VENTURE OPENS NEW GEOSYNTHETICS PLANT IN INDIA

03/01/19  Revitalife and Hologenix, LLC Enter into Licensing Agreement to use Celliant® for Therapeutic and Adjustable Beds (3/1/19)
  Revitalife has just announced an exclusive partnership with Hologenix, LLC – manufacturer of Celliant technology – in the Australian & New Zealand adjustable bed sector.

02/27/19  Beaulieu Fibres International: global “one stop shop for innovative and value added staple fibers” (2/27/19)
  Beaulieu Fibres International: global “one stop shop for innovative and value added staple fibers” at IDEA, Miami

02/20/19  Aurora to showcase North American Wide Width Finishing and Bleaching capabilities at Techtextil NA 2019 (2/20/19)
  Senior management will be on hand at Booth 1823 at Techtextil to discuss Aurora’s state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities, quick turn-around times and cost-effective solutions

02/13/19  ALLIED Feather & Down Lands Coveted ISPO Gold Award for TrackMyDown.com (2/13/19)
  ISPO judges have awarded the industry-leading down insulation supplier Gold for its global education and traceability tool

02/06/19  Hill City by GAP, Lunya, BN3TH and ReST® Adopt Noble Biomaterial’s XT2® and Circuitex® Technologies (2/6/19)
  Top brands form strategic partnerships with Noble to meet consumer demands

02/05/19  Odor-free polyester functional clothing: Patented Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 technology with bluesign®, ECO PASSPORT, and Skin Friendly certification (2/5/19)
  Odor-free polyester functional clothing: Patented Sanitized® Odoractiv 10 technology with bluesign®, ECO PASSPORT, and Skin Friendly certification

02/05/19  Partnership between NGOs, research and industry presents initial results of a study outlining the impact of microfibers from outdoor apparel on our waters at the 2019 ISPO (2/5/19)
  Analysis jointly undertaken by the Plastic Soup Foundation, Italian institute IPCB-CNR, PlanetCare and Sympatex demonstrates initial ways to curb the release of microfibers and where further research opportunities remain.

02/05/19  Unifi Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Company, Limited and Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri A.S. Enter Into Strategic Agreement (2/5/19)
  Unifi Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Company, Limited and Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri A.S. Enter Into Strategic Agreement

02/04/19  New Milliken Performance and Protective Textiles Website Presents Full Scope of Textile Expertise (2/4/19)
  New Milliken Performance and Protective Textiles Website Presents Full Scope of Textile Expertise

02/03/19  Sympatex kicks-off the 2019/2020 season with 4 new apparel partners: MAMMUT, ZANIER, ON and LAGOPE (2/3/19)
  Mammut and Lagoped receive prestigious ISPO awards by integrating innovative products from Sympatex.

02/01/19  DuPont and NIPI™, makers of Thindown®, Partner to Create a Revolutionary Next Generation of Down Fabric (2/1/19)
  Innovative material brands are collaborating for a single, seamless sheet of Sorona® and Thindown® fabric – offering superior warmth and breathable insulation

01/31/19  Carlin x Archroma collaboration at Premiere Vision Paris with shared booth and sneak preview at FW 2021 color trends (1/31/19)
  Carlin x Archroma collaboration at Premiere Vision Paris with shared booth and sneak preview at FW 2021 color trends

01/30/19  Unifi Announces Recipients of 2nd Annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards (1/30/19)
  Awards recognize brand leaders and textile partners committed to sustainable sourcing

01/30/19  Polartec Announces Updates at Outdoor Retailer (1/30/19)
  Polartec Announces Updates at Outdoor Retailer

01/30/19  Polartec Commits to 100% Recycled Materials and Biodegradability Across Entire Product Line (1/30/19)
  Polartec Commits to 100% Recycled Materials and Biodegradability Across Entire Product Line

01/29/19  Updated HeiQ Fresh product portfolio: new family name and sustainable products to embrace freshness with less silver (1/29/19)
  Updated HeiQ Fresh product portfolio: new family name and sustainable products to embrace freshness with less silver

01/28/19  Applied DNA Signs MOU with Tex-Ray Industrial to Introduce CertainT® Authentication Platform to Global Textile Brands (1/28/19)
  Tex-Ray’s Established Supply Chains to Position CertainT® to Offer Brand Protection and Traceability for Performance Fabrics, Smart Clothing and Sustainable Materials

01/28/19  DUER Launches Award-Winning Weatherproof Denim (1/28/19)
  DUER Launches Award-Winning Weatherproof Denim

01/25/19  Flylow Gear unveils Stormproof/Breathable™ OmniBloq™ technology on premier men’s and women’s styles at 2019 Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show (1/25/19)
  Significantly longer-lasting and more powerful than standard Durable Water Repellents, OmniBloq™ is ushering in a new era for outdoor gear

01/24/19  Sensil®: Breaking Through Boundaries (1/24/19)
  See Sensil® Premium Performance Nylon 6.6 from NILIT at ISPO Munich

01/24/19  From plastic waste to shoe of the future: Sympatex to introduce a study for the design of a water-proof “Shoe 4.0” (1/24/19)
  “Closing the loop” prototype: an upcycling production line consisting of a plastic shredder, extruder and 3D printer demonstrates how the shoe industry of the future can take advantage of recycled plastics.

01/24/19  Unifi Introduces New Sustainable Offerings at 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show (1/24/19)
  Market demands continue to drive more sustainable performance options

01/23/19  Southern Tide Partners with brrr° on Cooling Performance Collection (1/23/19)
  Spring 2019 coastal men’s apparel features brrr° cooling and rapid-dry technology

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.

01/16/19  Texprocess honours new textile-processing ideas (1/16/19)
  Honouring new, future-oriented technological developments in the apparel and textile industry: Texprocess Innovation Award now open for entries.

01/16/19  MICROBAN TECHNOLOGIES EARN BLUESIGN APPROVAL (1/16/19)
  Scentry Revive and AEGIS Earn Industry Standard

01/16/19  CoolVisions® by Indorama Ventures Comes to OR Winter Market (1/16/19)
  CoolVisions® by Indorama Ventures Comes to OR Winter Market

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

01/14/19  Datacolor® partners with Color Solutions International to improve textile color identification with ColorReaderPRO (1/14/19)
  Datacolor® partners with Color Solutions International to improve textile color identification with ColorReaderPRO

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

10/23/18  PrimaLoft, Inc. Debuts PrimaLoft® Bio, the First Synthetic Insulation Made from 100% Recycled, Biodegradable Fibers (10/23/18)
  Fibers Using Proprietary Technology Enable Highly Accelerated Rate of Biodegradation*

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