For The Textile Supply Chain
The Suppliers Edge is a promotional, educational, and networking resource for the Textile Supply Chain. It is an established and trusted resource to reach Manufacturers, Product Developers, Designers and Textile Industry decision makers. The Suppliers Edge brings customers to you so you can promote your textile products and services through educational presentations.
The Suppliers Edge includes 14 Searchable Indexes; an Interactive Fabric Search Tool; Textile Industry Trade Show News; Textile-Related Research at Universities; Press Releases from the Textile Supply Chain; and, Current News Items. It's easy to find fabric manufacturers; fabric mills; trademark textile products & technologies; and solutions for specific textile end-use categories.
The FabricLink Network also includes FabricLink.com, a consumer educational resource for Fabrics, Apparel, Home Furnishing and Textile Care. FabricLink has been online for 25 years & is a trusted resource to reach consumers, textile students and educators with an educational message.
14 SEARCHABLE INDEXES
The Searchable Indexes make it easy to find innovative textile products, services & technologies, and to network with the Tetile Supply Chain. The listings include over 1,000 Companies plus Trademarks, and over 60 End Use Categories.
Looking for ideas and products for a specific end use? Search using the End Use Index & also check the Member Index. All member listings also have a link to an Educational Presentation and videos explaining what the textile product/technology is; it's properties; why it's important; and, it's end uses. There is also a contact form to set up a meeting, call, or request additional iinformation.
|Members Index||Technology / Finish||End Use|
|Comany Name||Leather||Cut & Sew Contractors|
|Trademark||Insulation||Design & Manufacturing|
|Fiber / Yarn / Thread||Findings||Testing Services & Equipment|
INTERACTIVE FABRIC TOOL
The Interactive Fabric Tool makes it easy to find fabrics which have the construction and properties you're looking for. There are 14 fabric constructions and a list of over 40 properties. Select a fabric construction and it can be searched for up to 5 desired characteristics.
|INTERACTIVE FABRIC TOOL|
Learn about textile-related research conducted at univesities: new smart fabrics; textile technologies; fabrics that create energy from motion; medical advancements; protective fabrics and more.
TEXTILE SUPPLY CHAIN NEWS
Review current press releases from the Textile Supply Chain. Find news about the latest textile products, technologies and services that give you more of the Suppliers Edge.
The Suppliers Edge is the promotional, educational, and networking resource for the Textile Supply Chain. It's Where Your Customers Come to Learn!
Coats & Lenzing create footwear industry’s first synthetic-free engineered uppers and fabrics made of ProWeave™ technology and TENCEL™ Lyocell Filament (9/14/23)|
X-Rite Showcases Latest Color and Appearance Technology at Textile Discovery Summit (9/8/23)|
Goodwill Industries and Accelerating Circularity Test Textile-to-Textile Feedstock Hubs with Generous Grant from the Walmart Foundation (9/7/23)|
Springs Creative Acquisition Builds Largest Design Archive in the Industry (9/5/23)|
|Lenzing introduces resource-efficient dyeing for TENCEL Lyocell fibers
One-step dyeing process significantly reduces water and energy consumption In traditional dyeing, multiple washes using a significant amount of water, energy, dyes and chemicals may be required to achieve a designated shade of color.
|Sandal is made with an algae-based foam
The high-performance flexible foam supplied by BLOOM, an Algix brand based in Meridian, Miss., is made from algae biomass harvested from freshwater sources throughout the world.
|NC State Wilson College of Textiles to create textile training program in Honduras
North Carolina State University’s Wilson College of Textiles has been awarded a $2 million, two-year grant to develop a technical textile training program in northern Honduras.