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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 (aboutbiosynthetics.org) 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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6 Colors Everyone Will Wear This Spring, According to a Pantone Expert Six Pantone colors (including Pantone's color of the year) that you can expect to see everywhere this spring. Read more…

NEW 'ELECTRONIC TEXTILES' CAN CHANGE FUTURE OF APPAREL, DISPLAY The new fabric represents a breakthrough because it is the first time a textile has been able to include a large and functioning display that both withstands being worn and can be easily integrated into clothing. Read more…

AUTEFA DEVELOPS HIPERMASK FULLY AUTOMATED PRODUCTION LINE Autefa has developed HiPerMask, a fully automated production line for the production of protective/ face masks, produced in accordance with the EU FFP2 and FFP3 standards, as well as the US N95 and N98 standards. Read more…

Pierre Cardin, father of fashion branding, dies at 98 French couturier Pierre Cardin made his name by selling designer clothes to the masses, and his fortune by being the first to exploit that name as a brand for selling everything from cars to perfume. Read more…

SWEDEN CHEMICALS COMPANY POLYGIENE ADDS VALUE TO SPORTS BRAND DESCENTE Clothes treated with Polygiene antibacterial technology remain fresh and odour-free, enhancing the consumer product experience. Polygiene is highly compatible with Descente in terms of sustainable development and better service for consumers, Read more…

ONTEX INNOVATES TO IMPROVE INCONTINENCE CARE The development is a top-quality diaper with a printed sensor, a transmitter clipped onto the diaper as well as an application for mobile devices. This determines the saturation level of the diaper and the risk of leakage, alerting caregivers. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Impetus to local manufacturing and disciplined product standards to boost global demand for Indian medical textiles (4/12/21)

Teijin to Mass Produce Nanofiber Filament Made fromRecycled Polyester (4/12/21)

eVent fabrics Expands Supply Chain with New Lamination Partnership in China (3/24/21)

Archroma and Jeanologia join forces to launch ‘Pad-Ox G2 Cold’, a new water-saving dyeing process for denim and casual wear (3/16/21)

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