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Innovation at ORSSTHE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FIGHTS COVID-19: The COVID-19 pandemic has still not reached its peak, and conditions are expected to worsen in the weeks ahead. Many in the textile/apparel industries have already provided their assistance in fighting the impact of the virus. Read More.

Innovation at ORSS2020 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2020 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market + Snow Show, January 29 - 31, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

BiosyntheticsTextile Exchange - Launches new micro site ( to demystify biosynthetics. In the future our clothes could be made from sugars, biomass and plant oils.

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BiosyntheticsTHE CUTTING EDGE - Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer- Driven by the 80 million Millennial consumers, along with the younger Gen-Z generation, born in the mid-90s and expected to reach 84.7 million by 2020, today's primary shopper groups have a See now – wear now buying attitude.

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BiosyntheticsWhat's New in Comfort Activewear? A Lot! - Comfort remains one of the most important qualities for today's consumers. Feeling comfortable can also make the wearer feel more confident and lead to better performance.

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ROBOT FABRIC COULD SOLVE THE MOST ANNOYING PART OF CAMPING Researchers say that their robotic fabric could be “a preliminary version of a self-deploying shelter or load-bearing furniture.” Read more…

Winter Sleeping Bag FAQ's Mummy bag or rectangular bag, down insulation or synthetic, how do popular bags compare? Learn from Phillip Werner founder of Read more…

The Best Face Coverings for Skiing & Snowboarding in 2020 kiing in 2020 will look a lot different than in the pre-COVID days. For one, you will likely need to wear a face covering while in line, on lifts, and riding. Fortunately, we’ve already been using them for years to keep warm! Read more…

The Best Women’s Flannel Shirts of 2020 Flannels are the unofficial cold-weather uniform of the outdoors. Suit up with picks that span the gamut from performance to fashion. Read more…

The Best Women’s Base Layers of 2020 Your layering system can be the determining factor between a bad day and a good day outdoors, whether hiking, skiing, or hunting. Read more…

How much more would you pay for a sustainable T-shirt? Gen Z will pay 50 per cent more for something sustainably made, but older shoppers are less interested. Read more…

TITAS 2020 Prepares for Post-Pandemic Market Opportunities in Advance (10/28/20)

TITAS 2020 Features 5 Main Themes (10/28/20)

TITAS 2020 Showcases 2 Additional Exciting Themes in "Smart Textile" and Smart Manufacturing" (10/28/20)

Bally Ribbon Mills' New Series of Advanced Textile Products for Electronic Transmission Data, Manufacturing Automation, and Industrial Design (10/27/20)

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