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   July 22, 2019  Facebook Twitter
Technical Textile Trends: Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show'19: In a Word -- Sustainability
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In today's high-performance fabric market, Cooling Technology has become an important science. In response to consumer demands in the outdoor and activewear markets, fabrics that involve cooling technologies have become increasingly popular. Manufacturers involved in the development of fabrics and apparel for these markets have also increased their R&D target towards new cooling technologies. Read the full article.

MORE FROM ORSS'19: Biotechnology, nanotechnology, fiber engineering and material science are playing important roles in advancing fiber development. Recent research has led to the development of textile fibers that are more durable, stronger, last longer, are more sustainable, and protect the environment. Read the full article

TECHNICAL TEXTILE ARTICLES 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.
vestAPPAREL Eco-aware Swedish sportswear brand Houdini has a trick up its sleeve with edible clothing. The biodegradable garments were composted and turned into soil and fertilizer for growing vegetables. Read More.
Future FabricsTECHNICAL TEXTILES North Sails has established dominance in the world of sailmaking, and are now using that same dedication to innovation, smart design and passion to lifestyle clothing.Today'sNorth Sails is bring their lifestyle clothing to a global stage. Read More.
TECHNICAL TEXTILE NEWS & VIEWS
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…

These Ultra-Stylish Kinetic Dress Pants Use Body Heat to Stay Wrinkle Free They're made from high-tech fabrics that are scientifically wrinkle free. Read more…

One man's 300-mile swim through a vortex of trash Every day, more and more people are joining the throng of people fighting to reduce plastic waste—and use—across the Earth. Read more…

PORCHER TO PRESENT LATEST TECHNOLOGIES Innovations include the latest thermoplastic 5G radome technology developed in cooperation with Meggitt, the award winning non-combustible Flamline fabric as well as a recycled ultra-lightweight fabric for the outdoor sports apparel market. Read more…

ELG & INEOS WORK FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN MARINE INDUSTRY The reuse of carbon fibre products is a real game changer and diverts waste away from landfills. Read more…

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