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TTNA'19: Medical Non-wovens - Indepensable Versatility Advances in Fabrics for Hazardous Environments ORSS'19 In a Word -- Sustainability ORSS '19 - Innovative Ideas Inspire Unique Products Insulations: Lightweight and Comfortable for Winter Weather By Kathlyn Swantko ORSS'19 Fibers That Strengthen, Cool and Protect the Environment ORSS '19 - Performance Fabrics at ORSS'19 Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer

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Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, June 18 - 20 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

2018 SurveyeTextilesCommunications - Leaders in the Textile & Apparel Industry supply chain look back at 2017 and share generally optimistic expectations for 2018.

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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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SAINT-GOBAIN BECOMES DISTRIBUTOR OF AMERICAN ROAD PATCH The Patch properly contains, strengthens, and seals potholes, cracks, and utility cut repairs. It's simple to apply and does not require special trucks or equipment. Read more…

KLOPMAN EXHIBITS K-FLAME RANGE OF FLAME-RETARDANT FABRICS The greenwear range is a concrete expression of the company’s attention to the environment, and shows it is a pioneer in the production of sustainable fabrics for workwear. Read more…

KIST MAKES FIBROUS TRANSISTOR FOR ELECTRONIC TEXTILES Marking a significant step towards development of comfortable wearable electronic devices, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has constructed a fibrous transistor which has the characteristics of a textile. Read more…

OEKO-TEX LABELS FOR PROVING ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE With the label "Made in Green by Oeko-Tex," procurers can trace the production process of the finished garment. Through a bar code or the product ID on the label, the different stages of production can be viewed. Read more…

NORTHSHORE'S SUPREMELITE ADULT DIAPER NOW HAS COLOURS This will help people feel good. Those with heavy incontinence often struggle with depression and anxiety. Read more…

50 Retail Innovation Stats That Prove The Power Of Customer Experience These statistics show the changing retail landscape and just how much customers depend on personalization, convenience and great relationships with brands. Read more…

Meet the Sponsors of the 2019 Natural Fiber Extravaganza (7/18/19)

Artists Compete at the Natural Fiber Extravaganza powered by Alpaca Owners Association sponsored by The Artisan Fiber Mill Network in Lebanon, TN THIS WEEKEND (7/17/19)

Techtextil North America Names Georgia Institute of Technology Official Academic Partner for 2020 Edition (7/17/19)

HeiQ announces PFC-free DWR with dry cleaning durability (7/17/19)

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