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U.S. Textile Leaders Urge Industry to Raise Voices NOW for Sake of Industry's Future - If you're a producer or supplier to the US textile and apparel industry, you know the sector in recent months has found itself in crisis mode --again. This is a Call to Action.

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Researchers develop new non-woven fabric made from fungus: 'It's kind of futuristic' - If you want your clothing and upholstery to be eco-friendly and not animal-based, you'll soon have a new option: fabric grown from fungus

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Smart fabrics testing and standards under development - While specialized markets such as military, medical and sports are all in for smart fabric, the lack of standards and reliability, along with the expense of e-textiles, have proven hurdles to commercializations..

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NAIST researchers develop CNT yarn for wearable devices - A research team has also been working on flexible wearable thermoelectric generators that produce electricity from body heat by sewing nanomaterial called carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into fabric.

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These sensors are as fine as spider's silk and can monitor human health - The sensors are 50 times thinner than human hair and so lightweight that the scientists were able to print the fibre directly onto a dandelion without it collapsing.

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Filidea Technical Yarns presents innovation at Techtextil in Germany The development of state-of-the-art modacrylic yarns - PROTEX F and SI - is in an advanced stage, being carried out in collaboration with Filidea’s major customers. Read more…

SailGP, Mover to make world's first plastic-free technical sportswear SailGP has partnered with Mover to create the world's first plastic-free technical sportswear, challenging the dominance of synthetic fibres in high-performance clothing. Read more…

What’s Now And Next In Sustainable Textiles? The textile industry is experiencing a profound shift towards sustainability driven by demand and the urgent need to address environmental challenges. Read more…

Wear it, then recycle: Designers make dissolvable textiles from gelatin Introducing the fashion of the future: a T-shirt you can wear a few times, then, when you get bored with it, dissolve and recycle to make a new shirt. Read more…

Dutch firm Teijin Aramid secures EcoVadis Gold for sustainability The EcoVadis assessment evaluates companies based on a range of stringent criteria, including environmental impact, ethical practices, and labour and human rights adherence. Read more…

Japan's Toray develops diaper-embedded urination sensor Toray Industries has announced that it has developed a diaper-embedded urination sensor that notifies caregivers when changes are necessary. Read more…

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INDA, NWI Announce Collaboration Agreement to Foster Continuing Education of the Nonwovens Industry (7/15/24)

Registration Is Open for RISE® 2024 – Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics (7/11/24)

PAC Strapping Products Highlights its High Performance Polyester Strapping (7/10/24)

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