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PGA SHOW 2024 - PGA Show Offerings for Sustainable Performance Fabrics

Over 1,000 golf companies and 31,000+ golf industry attendees from 89 countries came together for the 2024 PGA Show in Orlando, Florida.  The show is the longest running golf show and the largest marketplace for the latest golf technology, equipment, and apparel.  This year’s show included over 20 textile companies showcasing their latest textile innovations to enhance the golf experience, as well as for tennis and pickleball players.
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FabricLink Network's The Textile Gateway, connects textile students to the Textile
Industry and provides outreach by educating younger students about textiles
and career paths.

FabricLink Network Panels Kickoff The Textile Gateway

The FabricLink Network held two panel discussions at the recent Functional Fabric Fair in Portland to kickoff it’s Textile Gateway program. The Textile Gateway will serve as a catalyst to promote and nurture a collaborative relationship between the industry and textile schools and to also develop an industry outreach program for students at all levels.

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TECHNICAL TEXTILE ARTICLE

MIT dataset helps predict biodegradable polyesters - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) used machine learning to analyze a library of 642 polyesters and polycarbonates and predict how they biodegrade, based on their chemical structure and results from tests using the bacteria P. lemoignei.

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The US is auditing chemicals that make your rain jacket waterproof. - Restrictions and full-out bans on the use of these chemicals are expected to follow the audit.

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TECHNICAL TEXTILE NEWS & VIEWS
Runners rejoice: Nike releases self-ventilating jacket The Nike Run Division Aerogami Jacket is designed with vents that open and close in response to moisture. Read more…

Nanofilament breaks down dye in textile wastewater Researchers at Drexel University have found that a nanofilament made of titanium oxide can break down two widely used dye pollutants, rhodamine 6G and crystal violet. Read more…

Commercial renovations focus on comfort, the warmth of home Companies have taken steps to transform commercial buildings from lifeless, bland places into those where customers and employees will find comfort and want to gather and linger. Read more…

The US is auditing chemicals that make your rain jacket waterproof. Restrictions and full-out bans on the use of these chemicals are expected to follow the audit. Read more…

Sustainability in denim The staple fabric is slowly changing its production to be as sustainable as its consumer appeal. Read more…

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