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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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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…

SWISS RESEARCHERS DEVELOP WEARABLE TEXTILE EXOMUSCLE Researchers at ETH Zurich, a public research university in Switzerland, have developed a wearable textile exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles. Read more…

US' VOORMI UNVEILS NEXT GENERATION OF CORE CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY Voormi announced the next horizon in the future of Core Construction technology. The first generation of Core Construction products were designed to bring superior performance and weather protection to fleece and other thermal layers. 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…

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…

PANGAIA and Spiber launch biofabricated hoodie Spiber’s Brewed Protein materials are made from plant-derived biomass and a proprietary fermentation process that produces a biological building block that can be sculpted for different applications. Read more…

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

Downlite Presents Designing with Down (8/10/22)

Archroma to acquire the Textile Effects business of Huntsman Corporation (8/9/22)

NNT and Polygiene team up to create new frontline workwear uniforms for health professionals (8/4/22)

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