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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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NEWS & VIEWS
MCELL BUILDS MASS PRODUCTION SYSTEM FOR SMART TEXTILES Mcell has built a mass production system for functional fibres using its coating technology. Mcell's smart textile can implement not only the surface heating function but also functions to recognise health and emergency situations. Read more…

GMA TO HOLD GEOSYNTHETICS CONFERENCE ONLINE The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA), a division of Industrial Fabrics Association International, will hold the Geosynthetics Conference online during February 22–25, 2021. Read more…

HOKA ONE ONE UNVEILS NEW SHOE FOR ATHLETES The Carbon X 2 features a carbon fibre plate embedded in its midsole. The technology of carbon fibre plates provides a smooth and propulsive ride through the gait cycle for an efficient stride over many miles, in an inherently stable and supportive package capable of withstanding training miles in addition to races. Read more…

ENCOMPASS UNVEILS NOVA FOR PATIENT WARMING Since Nova warms patients without air movement, it reduces infection risks due to forced air. With no moving parts, the Nova system is silent, easy to apply and to keep on patients. Read more…

JEC WORLD POSTPONED TO JUNE 2021 JEC Group, a French leading innovator in virtual prototyping solutions and enabler of industrial transformation, announced the next JEC World, scheduled for March 9-11, 2021, has been postponed to June 1-3, 2021. Read more…

MMI TEXTILES SETTING UP NEW PRODUCTION FACILITY IN NC MMI Textiles is setting up a new 30,000-square-foot production facility in North Carolina to produce select narrow fabrics. The facility will start production during the first quarter of 2021 Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Datacolor® Introduces High-Efficiency Benchtop Spectrophotometer Series, Spectro 1000/700 (1/19/20)

SAYA Rscuw Project Receives ISPO Textrends Selection Award (1/19/21)

Downlite Outdoor Names What's UP PR Agency of Record (1/15/21)

HOLOGENIX, CREATORS OF CELLIANT, AND KELHEIM FIBRES, THE WORLD’S LEADING MANUFACTURER OF VISCOSE SPECIALTY FIBERS, LAUNCH CELLIANT VISCOSE

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