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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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NTU SINGAPORE TEAM DEVELOPS FABRIC TO CONVERT MOTION INTO ELECTRICITY A crucial component in the fabric is a polymer that, when pressed or squeezed, converts mechanical stress into electrical energy. Washing, folding and crumpling does not degrade its performance. Read more…

US' XERIANT COMPLETES TESTING OF RETACELL ON SYNTHETIC FABRICS Xeriant, Inc., an American aerospace company dedicated to Advanced Air Mobility and associated specialty chemicals and materials, has completed the critical pre-certification testing of its eco-friendly Retacell flame retardant on synthetic fabrics. Read more…

New fire shelters could better protect wildland firefighters North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers found that four new designs for shelters to protect firefighters trapped in wildfires could increase the survival time inside the shelter compared with the current industry standard. Read more…

GERMANY'S BASF & FOUR COMPANIES JOIN HANDS FOR PET RECYCLING The European Green Deal requires all packaging to be reusable or recyclable by 2030 – a regulation that is perceived as particularly challenging for multilayer packaging, since its layers first need to be separated before entering recycling streams. Read more…

NEW YORK RESEARCHERS DEVELOP N95 MASKS THAT KILL VIRUSES ON CONTACT A new and improved version of N95 face masks has been developed by researchers from the New York-based Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, that boast of antiviral and antibacterial properties. Read more…

Pilot production of cell-cultivated leather funded VitroLabs has raised $46 million to build and scale what it says is the world’s first pilot production of cell-cultivated leather. Read more…

Peter Millar Returns to 2023 PGA Show (8/16/22)

RISE® – Research, Innovation & Science for Engineered Fabrics Conference – to Focus on Rethinking, Reusing and Recycling Nonwovens this September in Raleigh (8/16/22)


New Method Can Remove Dyes From Wastewater (8/11/22)

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