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TTNA'19: Medical Non-wovens - Indepensable Versatility Advances in Fabrics for Hazardous Environments ORSS'19 In a Word -- Sustainability ORSS '19 - Innovative Ideas Inspire Unique Products Insulations: Lightweight and Comfortable for Winter Weather By Kathlyn Swantko ORSS'19 Fibers That Strengthen, Cool and Protect the Environment ORSS '19 - Performance Fabrics at ORSS'19 Innovative Fabric Developments for a New Outdoor Consumer

Graphene One
Controls Odor/Eco-Friendly
Biophysical Testing

Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, June 18 - 20 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.

2018 SurveyeTextilesCommunications - Leaders in the Textile & Apparel Industry supply chain look back at 2017 and share generally optimistic expectations for 2018.

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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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50 Retail Innovation Stats That Prove The Power Of Customer Experience These statistics show the changing retail landscape and just how much customers depend on personalization, convenience and great relationships with brands. Read more…

MADE IN GREEN HELPING PARENTS CHOOSE SUSTAINABILITY With the "Made in Green" label, retailers and manufacturers have the opportunity to communicate on the product directly to responsibility-conscious parents that they are committed to high product safety as well as ecological and social production conditions. Read more…

ITA DESIGNS ROAD SURFACE OF TEXTILE-REINFORCED PLASTIC InnoPave was able to deliver excellent measurement results in extensive laboratory tests, which indicate a service life of more than 80 years. Read more…

OUTLAST PRESENTS PROACTIVE TEMPERATURE REGULATION TECH New is a nylon filament yarn that integrates the PCM technology directly into the polyamide fibre which should further expand the range of next-to-skin applications, such as under garments, compression, sports and hosiery wear. Read more…

Ready-to-Wear and Re-Wear — Meet Sustainable Fashion Apparel makers for all budgets are committing to making fashion more sustainable. Is green the new black? Read more…

SAINT-GOBAIN BECOMES DISTRIBUTOR OF AMERICAN ROAD PATCH The Patch properly contains, strengthens, and seals potholes, cracks, and utility cut repairs. It's simple to apply and does not require special trucks or equipment. Read more…

Meet the Sponsors of the 2019 Natural Fiber Extravaganza (7/18/19)

Artists Compete at the Natural Fiber Extravaganza powered by Alpaca Owners Association sponsored by The Artisan Fiber Mill Network in Lebanon, TN THIS WEEKEND (7/17/19)

Techtextil North America Names Georgia Institute of Technology Official Academic Partner for 2020 Edition (7/17/19)

HeiQ announces PFC-free DWR with dry cleaning durability (7/17/19)

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