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04/12/21  Impetus to local manufacturing and disciplined product standards to boost global demand for Indian medical textiles (4/12/21)
  “New investments in the textile segment will provide much aid and encouragement to local manufacturers, enabling them to become 'Aatmanirbhar' (Self-reliant) and produce quality medical textile products to cater to both domestic and international markets.” – writes Mr Raj Manek

04/12/21  Teijin to Mass Produce Nanofiber Filament Made fromRecycled Polyester (4/12/21)
  Teijin to Mass Produce Nanofiber Filament Made fromRecycled Polyester

03/24/21  eVent fabrics Expands Supply Chain with New Lamination Partnership in China (3/24/21)
  eVent fabrics Expands Supply Chain with New Lamination Partnership in China

03/16/21  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)
  Archroma and Jeanologia join forces to launch ‘Pad-Ox G2 Cold’, a new water-saving dyeing process for denim and casual wear

03/16/21  Tiger Group Online Auction on March 30 Features Advanced Knitting, Dyeing and Finishing Equipment from Montréal-based Tricots-Liesse (3/16/21)
  --Auction features equipment by Sperotto, Monforts, Monarch, Terrot and others; material handling and plant support equipment also available

03/16/21  Early Bird Registration Now Open for Techtextil North America 2021 (3/16/21)
  Early Bird Registration Now Open for Techtextil North America 2021

03/15/21  The North Face and HD® Wool Insulation Partner for the New Heritage Collection (3/15/21)
  Introducing outerwear that’s a better choice for you and the planet

03/11/21  Unifi Announces Fourth Annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards (3/11/21)
  Brand, textile and retail partners recognized for sustainability strides

03/09/21  Devan’s natural allergen control technology effective against pollen as well (3/9/21)
  With the pollen season starting, new independent test results by the German external laboratory BMA-Labor have shown Purissimo’s™ effectiveness against pollen, making it an all-in-one solution for reducing allergens.

03/08/21  B.I.G. Yarns launches EqoCycle Yarns designed with circular economy benefits & high performance for the carpet industry (3/8/21)
  • 75% recycled content yarn with no performance compromise • A circular, endlessly recyclable solution for contract, automotive and residential carpets • Significant resource efficiency in EqoCycle production compared to virgin-based PA6 yarn: 58% reduction in fossil fuel use; 27% less energy consumption; 37% CO? emission reduction

03/02/21  Hohenstein accredited to ISO 17025 for GMO testing of organic cotton (3/2/21)
  Hohenstein is one of the few global testing laboratories accredited for the ISO/IWA 32:2019 protocol for GMO testing of organic cotton.

03/01/21  TEXON SEES INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR SUSTAINABLE VEGAN-FRIENDLY TEXON VOGUE FOR FASHION & HOME ACCESSORIES (3/1/21)
  TEXON SEES INCREASE IN DEMAND FOR SUSTAINABLE VEGAN-FRIENDLY TEXON VOGUE FOR FASHION & HOME ACCESSORIES

03/01/21  Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to Pivot to New Event Cycle After 2022 (3/1/21)
  Techtextil North America & Texprocess Americas to Pivot to New Event Cycle After 2022

02/23/21  Outdoor Retailer Summer Moves to August 10-12 (2/23/21)
  Mark Your Calendars

02/22/21  Hyosung’s 100% recycled creora® regen Spandex Grabs Denim Industry Attention (2/22/21)
  Denim makers seeking sustainable fiber solutions to make fabric from 100% recycled content

02/11/21  Protecting people and the planet: Dow introduces innovative durable water repellent finishing for more sustainable textiles (2/11/21)
  · Formulation does not contain fluorocarbons · Excellent durability, resistance to wash cycles · Greater control over the hand feel of the fabric

02/11/21  Finisterre BioSmock made with HD® Wool Active Insulation Wins a Gold ISPO Outstanding Award (2/11/21)
  Ec0-conscious outdoor company collaborated with biodegradable performance insulation brand to create climate-positive garment

02/08/21  Lectra enters into a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire Gerber Technology (2/8/21)
  By uniting, the two companies would become the ultimate Industry 4.0 for their customers.

02/04/21  Green Button: Hohenstein is an authorized certification body (2/4/21)
  The German government seal for sustainable textiles offers consumer guidance.

02/03/21  New dates and new event cycle for Techtextil and Texprocess (2/3/21)
  The dates for the next Techtextil and Texprocess in Frankfurt am Main have been fixed. The two trade fairs will be held from 21 to 24 June 2022 and shift to even years.

02/03/21  Global sustainability record for functional textiles: By exceeding 25% bio-based material content in all its membranes, Sympatex once again proves its pioneer status together with DSM (2/3/21)
  After several years of research, more than 25% of the raw materials used in the renowned Sympatex membrane will be converted to renewable raw materials* in the course of this year - without any compromises in performance. One of the first customers is Mammut.

02/02/21  Filson Successfully Adapts to New Normal Thanks to Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM (2/2/21)
  Filson seamlessly transitioned to working remotely without missing a beat.

02/02/21  Archroma and CleanKore join forces to promote sustainable, cost-effective indigo dyeing process (2/2/21)
  Archroma and CleanKore join forces to promote sustainable, cost-effective indigo dyeing process

01/29/21  Hyosung Introduces its Expanded regen Sustainability Offering Featuring 100% Recycled, Multi-Function Fibers at ISPO Munich Online (1/29/21)
  Be inspired for new possibilities

01/28/21  Techtextil North America 2021 to Reunite Technology Rich Textile Industry, Provide First-Class Education and Networking Opportunities (1/28/21)
  Techtextil North America 2021 to Reunite Technology Rich Textile Industry, Provide First-Class Education and Networking Opportunities

01/28/21  HeiQ and Nylstar launch HeiQ Viroblock Permanent on Meryl Zero Microfiber Pollution High Performance Fabric (1/28/21)
  HeiQ and Nylstar launch HeiQ Viroblock Permanent on Meryl Zero Microfiber Pollution High Performance Fabric

01/27/21  NexTex Innovations’ TurboDry® Technology Wins Outdoor Retailer Innovation Award (1/27/21)
  Patent-pending moisture-management technology selected among 39 finalists in the function category

01/26/21  ALLIED Feather + Down Launches Expedry, the First Chemical-Free, Fast-Drying Down Insulation (1/26/21)
  To create Expedry, the world’s fastest drying down, ALLIED is partnering with FUZE Biotech, makers of safe, sustainable, and chemical-free textile enhancements.

01/19/21  Datacolor® Introduces High-Efficiency Benchtop Spectrophotometer Series, Spectro 1000/700 (1/19/20)
  Datacolor® Introduces High-Efficiency Benchtop Spectrophotometer Series, Spectro 1000/700

01/19/21  SAYA Rscuw Project Receives ISPO Textrends Selection Award (1/19/21)
  SAYA Rscuw Project Receives ISPO Textrends Selection Award

01/18/21  Emtec Electronic presents novel way to measure haptic quality at World Congress on Textile Coating (1/18/21)
  The German producer of high-tech testing equipment for the textile, nonwoven, and paper industries will demonstrate a simple and fast method to objectively measure important haptic parameters of fabrics with or without coating using the TSA Tactile Sensation Analyzer.

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