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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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Researchers develop new non-woven fabric made from fungus: 'It's kind of futuristic' - If you want your clothing and upholstery to be eco-friendly and not animal-based, you'll soon have a new option: fabric grown from fungus

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Smart fabrics testing and standards under development - While specialized markets such as military, medical and sports are all in for smart fabric, the lack of standards and reliability, along with the expense of e-textiles, have proven hurdles to commercializations..

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NAIST researchers develop CNT yarn for wearable devices - A research team has also been working on flexible wearable thermoelectric generators that produce electricity from body heat by sewing nanomaterial called carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into fabric.

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These sensors are as fine as spider's silk and can monitor human health - The sensors are 50 times thinner than human hair and so lightweight that the scientists were able to print the fibre directly onto a dandelion without it collapsing.

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Germany's DITF & ARIS develop 3D textile for greywater treatment It is based on a 3D spacer fabric made of highly durable polypropylene. Its advantage is that it can be installed flat and is therefore extremely space-saving. Read more…

In Weaving Abstraction, Textiles Travel Through Space and Time The Met show pays tribute to the designs and technical innovations of long-ago weavers and the 20th-century artists who took inspiration from them. Read more…

Researchers develop new non-woven fabric made from fungus: 'It's kind of futuristic' If you want your clothing and upholstery to be eco-friendly and not animal-based, you'll soon have a new option. Read more…

Looking back, looking ahead: Textile industry trends Taking stock of industry issues and coming developments Read more…

Nanofabrics can effectively filter dyes from wastewater A research team at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) in Austria is exploring the use of filters made from cellulosic waste to remove potentially harmful dyes from textile wastewater. Read more…

Japan's Toray develops diaper-embedded urination sensor Toray Industries has announced that it has developed a diaper-embedded urination sensor that notifies caregivers when changes are necessary. Read more…

Ambercycle and Hyosung TNC Join Forces to Scale Decarbonized, Circular Polyester (6/12/24)

INDA Applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for Passage of the WIPPES Act---HR 2964 (6/12/24)

Astral Launches Performance Hemp Apparel Collection (6/11/24)

Coats strengthens Running Solutions Portfolio for Footwear Market (6/10/24)

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