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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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A new movement to reduce the hidden environmental cost of clothing care Big brands including Burberry and Patagonia are designing garments with sustainable aftercare in mind, while the aftercare industry is slowly adopting new methods. Read more…

QUANTA VICI UNVEILS SMART HEATED GLOVES AND SOCKS Quanta Vici Smart Wearables offer smart temperature regulation. Each wearer can choose their ideal temperature degree for maximum comfort. Read more…

SAARLAND UNIVERSITY TEAM MAKES E-TEXTILES BY DYEING The textiles remain thin, stretchable and supple & electrical properties are “dyed” into the fabric, without affecting their original properties. Read more…

Designer knits biodegradable children’s shoes One designer has a fresh idea: biodegradable knit shoes for children that come with an expiration date. Read more…

TORAY DEVELOPS TEXTILE TO PREVENT ODOUR Toray Industries has developed a new textile - Mushon 4X - has applied proprietary nanotechnology to combine several functional processing techniques and deliver odour prevention and elimination, antibacterial, and antioxidant performance. Read more…

E-textile technologies have taken their place in the larger textile arena. E-textiles will gain importance in healthcare, wellness, medical, military and fitness areas. Read more…

Ethically Sourced Down Supply Chain Localized through Allied Feather & Down’s Post-COVID Expansion Efforts (11/13/20)

NexTex Introduces ParticleScreen™ Face Covering Fabric Powered by TurboDry® Technology (11/23/20)

HeiQ Viroblock Wins Prestigious and Coveted Swiss Technology Award 2020 (11/20/20)


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