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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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UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, SOUTH KOREAN UNIVERSITY DEVELOP LOW COST SENSOR The Unv. of Utah and Gyeongsang National Unv. in South Korea have developed a bioelectrical sensor which is convenient to use and low-cost. The biosensor is integrated onto a piece of clothing.. Soft clothing means better contact with the skin and a better signal. 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…

CANADIAN RETAILER FRANK AND OAK LAUNCHES WATERPROOF SMART COLLECTION The new ultra light Aero jacket provides wearers with a trendy outerwear piece, suitable as an extra layer underneath bulkier coats for added warmth. Read more…

SWEDEN'S POLYGIENE & MP ACTIVEWEAR LAUNCH HIGH-PERFORMANCE FABRICS MP Activewear has launched products with Sweden’s Polygiene in their high-end running range Velocity Ultra as well as their Power Ultra collection. Read more…

IFAI selects Advanced Textiles Association as new name The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) will become the Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) effective June 1. Read more…

US' LIFELABS LAUNCHES THERMALLY-EFFICIENT LINE OF BEDDING & SLEEPWEAR LifeLabs utilises its proprietary CoolLife technology to maintain the ideal body temperature throughout the night. 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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