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Innovation at ORSM2022 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2021 Outdoor Retailer Sumer Market, August 10 - 11, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

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.

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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Myth Buster: Smart Apparel – Why Is It Still A Carrel? There are various myths and misconceptions surrounding the technology of smart garments which this article intends to bust. Read more…

Agrotextiles - A New Alternative For Agriculture Protection A new "nonwoven" polypropylene or Agrotextile can change the climate conditions and may be placed directly over the plant without needing any support. Read more…

Monumental Yarn Art Installations Add a Radiant Spectrum of Color Indoors and Outdoors Artist Eric Rieger, aka HOTTEA, gathers loose threads to make monumental installations. Each thread is untethered and able to freely move with a passing breeze. Read more…

Seaweed, Edible Plastic Packaging Substitute That ‘Disappears’ After Single Use A London-based startup, Notpla, is creating a new form of sustainable plastic that has the potential to replace single-use packaging...and it's edible too! Read more…

Cotton Inc.’s ‘Every Piece Pledge’ Aims to Reduce Textile Waste Some 4.2 million pieces of denim have been collected for Cotton Incorporated's recycling scheme over the years. Read more…

SPANISH BRAND TERNUA RENEWS TECHNICAL LINES FOR 2022/23 FW RANGE 90% of the garments have been designed with recycled materials using textiles, like Primaloft Gold Pure or Stormfleece Pro, to provide a highly technical, functional and sustainable range of products. Read more…

Polygiene goes live again at Outdoor Retailer (5/25/22)

Dimension-Polyant Introduces Sustainable X-Pac® Fabrics with New cleenTEC® Seal at2022 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (5/24/22)

Unifi, makers of REPREVE®, Announces Fifth Annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards (5/24/22)

Hyosung Presents its Ocean Protection Initiative at the 2022 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (5/23/22)

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