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Technical Textile Trends: The Outdoor Industry Surviving COVID-19
Fabric Display from TITAS 2019
Team USA Blanket Throw for the 2022 US Olympic and Paralympic Teams.

The PGA Show has always been an important connection for the golf industry and PGA members to source new products, learn new business strategies, and build relationships with manufacturers and other industry leaders. This year’s 69th edition of the PGA Show, which ran from January 25-28, in Orlando, Florida, was extra special, since it was the first opportunity to personally reconnect after the two-year-long pandemic hiatus. “While the PGA Show transformed this year under the challenges of COVID,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions VP, Marc Simon. “It became a bridge to help many in the industry drive their business forward in 2022 and beyond.”
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UK'S PARAVIR DEVELOPS ANTI-MICROBIAL FOR HEALTHCARE UK’s Paravir has developed a novel, IP-protected, composite material using readily available dry powders impregnated into off-the-shelf, nonwoven material. Recent testing confirmed the destruction of 99.99 per cent of the microbial population in under 20 minutes. Read more…

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