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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
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…

HUNTSMAN TO PRESENT HIGH IQ INTELLIGENT TEXTILE EFFECTS Through its cutting-edge technology and expert technical knowledge, High IQ delivers the industry‚Äôs leading range of innovative, eco-friendly intelligent textile effects. Read more…

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…

BEBOP SENSORS WINS RED HERRING'S TOP 100 AWARD Its sensors comprehend force, location, size, weight, bend, twist and presence across any size, resolution, geometry; find applications in industrial, medical, virtual reality, etc. Read more…

KIST MAKES FIBROUS TRANSISTOR FOR ELECTRONIC TEXTILES Marking a significant step towards development of comfortable wearable electronic devices, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has constructed a fibrous transistor which has the characteristics of a textile. Read more…

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