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Current News Releases

03/24/17  Applied DNA Sciences, Loftex to Debut "Innovate with CertainT", First Towels with Verified Recycled Components at New York Home Fashions Market (3/24/17)
  Industry-changing technology enables recycled PETs to be tracked and traced throughout supply chain, ensuring truth in labeling

03/22/17  New CertainT™ Supply Chain Platform Certifies Authenticity and Origin of Products and Brands (3/22/17)
  CertainT™ integrates molecular tagging, testing, tracking and reporting to elevate supply chain traceability, transparency and trust

03/21/17  Refibra™ reborn TENCEL® fiber (3/21/17)
  Closing the loop in textile

03/14/17  CORDURA® Brand and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Shape the Future of Sustainable Textiles (3/14/17)
  Enabling high-performance, sustainable textiles by bringing together the legendary durability of CORDURA® fabrics with the bio-based performance of DuPont Tate & Lyle’s Susterra® propanediol based membranes and coating.

03/14/17  eVent® fabrics is now a bluesign® system partner (3/14/17)
  eVent® fabrics is now a bluesign® system partner

03/06/17  Wrangler® FR Partners with Mount Vernon FR to Launch Flame Resistant Jeans with Cool Vantage™ Technology (3/6/17)
  Wrangler® FR Partners with Mount Vernon FR to Launch Flame Resistant Jeans with Cool Vantage™ Technology

02/28/17  Downlite Awarded Global Recycled Standard (GRS) Certification (2/28/17)
  New GRS re/charged down™ - Another Positive Step in the Evolution of Comfort

02/14/17  Gerber Bringing the Latest in Fashion Technology Innovations to the East and West Coast (2/14/17)
  Gerber Bringing the Latest in Fashion Technology Innovations to the East and West Coast

02/13/17  Directa Plus and Eurojersey jointly develop first graphene-enhanced textiles for Sensitive® Fabrics brand (2/13/17)
  New range of highly performant technical fabrics targeting sportswear, athleisure and underwear sectors

02/07/17  Gore Fabrics Division Establishes Ambitious Environmental Goals for 2020 (2/6/17)
  • Elimination of PFCs of Environmental Concern from consumer laminate • Elimination of PFCs of Environmental Concern from consumer laminate shipments

02/07/17  Slow vs. Fast Fashion: Krimson Klover Takes a Stand (2/23/17)
  Slow vs. Fast Fashion: Krimson Klover Takes a Stand

02/07/17  A&E Launches Innovative Reflective Industrial Sewing Thread (2/7/17)
  A&E Launches Innovative Reflective Industrial Sewing Thread

02/06/17  Circuitex® Conductive Technology Advances Design Flexibility in Smart Apparel (2/6/17)
  New Wearable Application Selected as a Top 10 Product in ISPO Textrends Trims Category

02/06/17  Directa Plus and Colmar launch second collection of graphene-enhanced sportswear (2/6/17)
  New Technologic G+ ski jacket selected as Gold Winner at ISPO Munich

02/06/17  HeiQ and Patagonia announce their exclusive strategic research partnership to explore novel ways for sustainable water repellence (2/6/17)
  HeiQ and Patagonia announce their exclusive strategic research partnership to explore novel ways for sustainable water repellence

02/03/17  FabricLink Network Announces The Technical Center Redesigned Website for 2017 (2/3/17)
  FabricLink Network Announces The Technical Center Redesigned Website for 2017

02/01/17  WoolVisions™ Growing Internationally as Merino Hybrids Gain Favor (2/1/17)
  WoolVisions™ Growing Internationally as Merino Hybrids Gain Favor

01/26/17  “Sympathy Lab” enables closed ecological loop – Sympatex to present its agenda 2020 at ISPO 2017 (1/26/17)
  100% sustainability by 100% transparency: the new “Sympathy Lab” invites customers to jointly establish the closed loop in the textile industry.

01/23/17  Outdoor Retailer’s Second Annual Consumer Media Event Get Outdoors-NYC Launches May 11-12, 2017 with New Features and Promotional Opportunities (1/23/17)
  Central mid-town venue and more flexible hours provide enhancements for exhibitors and media

01/20/17  OEKO-TEX Announces Partnership with ZDHC (1/20/17)
  OEKO-TEX Announces Partnership with ZDHC

01/12/17  The Dyneema® Project develops a revolutionary alpine jacket (1/12/17)
  Acclaimed technical apparel designer Conroy Nachtigall was commissioned by The Dyneema® Project to develop an alpine jacket of tomorrow with Dyneema® Composite Fabric.

01/12/17  Envisioning the Future of Men’s Business Wear with CORDURA® Fabrics (1/12/17)
  North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles students used durable CORDURA® fabrics to reimagine traditional menswear for the modern millennial male.

01/12/17  ‘The Fabric of Our Lives’ Gets Durable Upgrade with New Cotton Blended CORDURA® Fabrics (1/12/17)
  Cotton Incorporated. and CORDURA® brand team up to deliver cotton-blend fabrics powered by CORDURA® fiber technologies, adding engineered performance benefits to a classic

01/10/17  Avalanche Celebrates 30th Anniversary, Focuses on Sustainable Insulation for Fall ‘17 (1/10/17)
  The Family Owned and Operated Outdoor Apparel Brand Features Plant-Based Insulation in Four Apparel Collections

01/10/17  CORDURA® Brand Announces Durable Fiber Breakthrough; Debuts Strongest Nylon-6,6 Staple Fiber Ever Produced by INVISTA (1/10/17)
  CORDURA® Brand Announces Durable Fiber Breakthrough; Debuts Strongest Nylon-6,6 Staple Fiber Ever Produced by INVISTA

01/10/17  Dickies® and CORDURA® Brand Collaborate on Military-Grade Fiber Collection (1/10/17)
  The Dickies Pro™ next generation of extreme-weather workwear launches at Outdoor Retailer’s 2017 Winter Show

01/09/17  Polartec announces the return of the iconic PolarFleece® brand (1/9/17)
  Polartec announces the return of the iconic PolarFleece® brand

01/09/17  CORDURA® Brand Kicks Off Year-Long Roadshow Celebrating a Half Century of Innovation and Decades of Durability (1/9/17)
  New innovative technologies, brand collaborations and personal CORDURA® brand stories will commence the global road show starting at 2017 Winter Outdoor Retailer.

01/09/17  CORDURA® Brand and Cone Denim Offer a Modern Twist on Classic Selvage Denim in 50th Anniversary Collaboration (1/9/17)
  CORDURA® Brand and Cone Denim Offer a Modern Twist on Classic Selvage Denim in 50th Anniversary Collaboration

01/09/17  Unveiling a First ever Merino Wool Sneaker, from Giesswein Footwear (1/9/17)
  Events, Donation Lager and the New F17 Collection at the All Mountain Demo and Outdoor Retailer Winter Show, January 9th-12th, Booth# 161

01/06/17  OEKO-TEX® – New Regulations for 2017 (1/6/17)
  A large number of new changes to MADE IN GREEN, MySTeP, STeP and STANDARD 100

01/05/17  CORDURA® Brand and Woolrich® Team Up to Bring Back the Popular ‘90s Wool-Dura™ Collection for 21st Century Outerwear (1/5/17)
  CORDURA® brand features Woolrich and its new Wool-Dura™ Collection – where heritage meets innovation – in the latest installment of the Meet the Maker video series.

01/03/17  Concept III Expands Into Specialty Textile Chemicals Through New Partnership With Bolger & O’Hearn (1/3/17)
  Concept III Expands Into Specialty Textile Chemicals Through New Partnership With Bolger & O’Hearn

01/03/17  New Collections from Bemis Associates Marry Performance and Aesthetics for Natural Fiber and Nylon Fabrics (1/3/17)
  Material Selection No Longer a Compromise

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