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Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, June 18 - 20 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.


2018 SurveyeTextilesCommunications - Leaders in the Textile & Apparel Industry supply chain look back at 2017 and share generally optimistic expectations for 2018.

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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
ADVANSA DEVELOPS NEW MICROFIBRE FOR NONWOVENS INDUSTRY With a diameter of only 8 ?m, the new fibre known as AdvaStaple, is very soft, and suitable especially for hygiene products, medical textiles and filtration. Read more…

HEIQ & SPEEDO JOIN HANDS FOR FASTSKIN LINE OF SWIMWEAR HeiQ and Speedo have launched their new Fastskin line of suits with a drag reduction technology by modifying the surface of the fabric at a microscopic level. Read more…

Smart foam takes aim at concussions by measuring helmet impact When compressed, the self-powered foam generates electrical signals that are transmitted wirelessly to a tablet or computer in the hands of a coach or trainer. Read more…

MIT TEAM FINDS SPIDER SILK'S USE IN ARTIFICIAL MUSCLES Researchers discovered spider silk experiences supercontraction, as the fibers respond to changes in moisture. Not only do the threads contract, they also twist at the same time, providing a strong torsional force. Read more…

TRUTZSCHLER OPENS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE FOR NONWOVENS The technology centre presents two complete production lines: an inline carding line with thermobonding and spunlacing equipment and a spunlace-crosslapper line in an industrial working width. Read more…

Fabrics protect from chemical warfare agents? A new coating for textile fibers shows promise for efficiently capturing toxic industrial chemicals and chemical warfare agents. The research could lead to improved masks and personal protective equipment for soldiers and others at risk of exposure. Read more…

NEWS RELEASES
Cone Denim and Westex by Milliken Extend FR Denim Partnership (6/25/19)

Unifi to upgrade its texturing capabilities with exclusive use of unique new technology (6/21/19)

Sanitized® Mintactiv: Safe, natural and sustainable (6/18/19)

Teijin to Participate in Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019 (6/13/19)

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