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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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Unspun Tackles Sustainability Via On-Demand Apparel - unspun’s inaugural product was custom-fit on-demand denim, with jeans sized around a customer’s digital model made from body scans done with a phone app. .

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Activewear eliminates sweat with volcanic sand - Boulder, Colo.-based company 37.5® Technology has harnessed particles of volcanic minerals and activated carbon from coconuts to create thermoregulating fabrics used in athleisure wear.

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Anthropologie collaborates with Cotton Inc. denim recycling program - Anthropologie announced their collaboration with Cotton Incorporated’s Blue Jeans Go Green™ program: an initiative at the forefront of denim recycling.

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Flexible device could monitor muscle injuries using nanomagnets - The stretchable, durable device converts muscle movement into electrical signals that can be transmitted to a smartphone app for personalized injury rehabilitation.

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3D-printed seaweed polymer cleans up wastewater pollutants Researchers at the University of California San Diego have created a living material that can help clean up pollutants in water, including textile dyes. Read more…

Sustainable waterproof fabric Apex, a non-PVC architectural membrane, offers unparalleled strength and durability comparable to PES-PVC fabrics, but is 35% lighter. Read more…

EU launches strategy for leadership in advanced materials sector The purpose of the comprehensive strategy is to establish the European Union (EU) as a leader in the field of advanced materials, crucial for the green and digital transition. Read more…

Dole Makes Sustainability Sweeter by Turning Pineapple Waste Into Textiles Instead of animal hide, the vegan leather known as Piñatex is made from discarded pineapple leaves. Read more…

How collaborative projects may change the future of textiles Manufacturing smart textile technologies requires adopting new materials and methods, smoother and more extensive innovation-production connections, and a technically skilled workforce. Read more…

Activewear allows Muslim women and girls to hit the court FOMO at school can come in so many forms, but with culturally appropriate activewear by Kalsoni, Muslim girls no longer have to be stuck on the literal sidelines. Read more…

Bally Ribbon Mills Highlights High Performance 3-D Woven Composites (5/17/24)

INDA Releases 2024 Nonwovens Supply Report (5/16/24)

B.I.G. Yarns at Clerkenwell Design Week: merging sustainable color and design to create the spaces of the future (5/16/24)

Britain’s Alchemie Technology secures £750,000 grant to lead UK-Taiwan effort against textile finishing pollution (5/14/24)

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