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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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THE “NIKE REFURBISHED” INITIATIVE - IN THE NAME OF SUSTAINABILITY Inspired by Point Six of the model, the Swoosh has launched its newest ecologically responsible initiative: Nike Refurbished. Read more…

PolyU develops super-elastic conductor for wearable electronics This novel conductor is fabricated by coating or printing liquid metal onto an electrospun elastomeric fiber mat, which offers high permeability, stretchability, conductivity and electrical stability. Read more…

NEW ZEALAND'S TECH COMPANY DEVELOPS ECO-FRIENDLY ABSORBENT TEXTILE he new textile is unique since it is fully waterproof without the use of a layer of PU plastic, which is difficult to break down. 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…

NILIT launches Sensil® BioCare NILIT, a global provider of Nylon 6.6, has introduced Sensil® BioCare, a sustainable premium Nylon fiber enhanced with a technology that helps reduce the persistence of textile waste in sea water and in landfills. Read more…

NZ needs to do more to keep used clothing from landfill Every year New Zealand imports over 380,000 tonnes of textile products, with well over half that amount ending up in landfill. Read more…

Devan launches bio-based softener and quick-dry finish to support Circularity programmes (5/11/21)

Crypton Introduces Epure: A Uniquely Smart Environmental Polyurethane (5/10/21)

HeiQ launches high-tech mask featuring ground-breaking copper technology shown to deactivate the COVID-19 virus in five minutes (5/5/21)

O’Neill Introduces New Sustainable Swimwear Co (5/4/21)

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