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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 ( 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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An Expert Shares the 5 Most Soothing Colors to Wear When Stressed Pantone Color Institute's Executive Director, Leatrice Eiseman, suggested five soothing colors to wear when you're stressed. Read more…

NC STATE TEAM MAKES SOFT SENSOR TO HELP AMPUTEES Researchers have created a soft, flexible sensor system using electrically conductive yarns to help map problematic pressure points in the socket of an amputee’s prosthetic limb. The system can be integrated into textiles, without causing discomfort for the user. Read more…

SWEDEN CHEMICALS COMPANY POLYGIENE ADDS VALUE TO SPORTS BRAND DESCENTE Clothes treated with Polygiene antibacterial technology remain fresh and odour-free, enhancing the consumer product experience. Polygiene is highly compatible with Descente in terms of sustainable development and better service for consumers, Read more…

The Best Trail Running Shoes of 2020 From rocky mountain runs to muddy spring trails, we tested the best trail running shoes for every use and budget. Read more…

Nike creates cool new shoe that you can put on without ever using your hands Called the Go FlyEase, the shoe completely does away with any sort of lace, zipper, or velcro strap system, yet allows wearers to put it on without ever needing to use their hands. Read more…

US FIRM ORTHOLITE DEVELOPS NEW THERMAL INSOLE TECH TO KEEP FEET WARM OrthoLite has developed a new thermal insole technology, setting a new standard in cold-weather footwear protection. This means feet will stay warmer, be more comfortable and perform better in cold weather. Read more…

eVent fabrics Expands Supply Chain with New Lamination Partnership in China (3/24/21)

Archroma and Jeanologia join forces to launch ‘Pad-Ox G2 Cold’, a new water-saving dyeing process for denim and casual wear (3/16/21)

Tiger Group Online Auction on March 30 Features Advanced Knitting, Dyeing and Finishing Equipment from Montréal-based Tricots-Liesse (3/16/21)

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Techtextil North America 2021 (3/16/21)

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