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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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Unspun Tackles Sustainability Via On-Demand Apparel - unspun’s inaugural product was custom-fit on-demand denim, with jeans sized around a customer’s digital model made from body scans done with a phone app. .

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Activewear eliminates sweat with volcanic sand - Boulder, Colo.-based company 37.5® Technology has harnessed particles of volcanic minerals and activated carbon from coconuts to create thermoregulating fabrics used in athleisure wear.

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Anthropologie collaborates with Cotton Inc. denim recycling program - Anthropologie announced their collaboration with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ program: an initiative at the forefront of denim recycling.

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Flexible device could monitor muscle injuries using nanomagnets - The stretchable, durable device converts muscle movement into electrical signals that can be transmitted to a smartphone app for personalized injury rehabilitation.

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NEWS & VIEWS
MIT dataset helps predict biodegradable polyesters Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) used machine learning to analyze a library of 642 polyesters and polycarbonates and predict how they biodegrade, based on their chemical structure and results from tests using the bacteria P. lemoignei. Read more…

Sustainable waterproof fabric Apex, a non-PVC architectural membrane, offers unparalleled strength and durability comparable to PES-PVC fabrics, but is 35% lighter. Read more…

SHEIN empowers new designers The incubator program mentors independent designers in areas including development, manufacturing and sales, offering marketing tools and real-time supply chain analytics. Read more…

Textile-based device delivers haptic feedback Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas have created a wearable, textile-based device that transmits haptic feedback, reducing the need for external hardware. Read more…

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announces new spider silk production facility in Vietnam This new operations center to support the significant expansion of silk production scheduled for spring 2024. Read more…

Commercial renovations focus on comfort, the warmth of home Companies have taken steps to transform commercial buildings from lifeless, bland places into those where customers and employees will find comfort and want to gather and linger. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Bally Ribbon Mills Highlights High Performance 3-D Woven Composites (5/17/24)

INDA Releases 2024 Nonwovens Supply Report (5/16/24)

B.I.G. Yarns at Clerkenwell Design Week: merging sustainable color and design to create the spaces of the future (5/16/24)

Britain’s Alchemie Technology secures £750,000 grant to lead UK-Taiwan effort against textile finishing pollution (5/14/24)

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