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Teijin Invests in Dutch Venture Elitac to Expand Total Safety Solutions

The Teijin Group announced that it acquired 25,000 shares, or 20 percent of the outstanding shares of Elitac B.V., a startup company that develops textiles and clothing integrated with wearable sensing devices, located in Utrecht, The Netherlan...

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INVISTA Introduces THERMOLITE® T-Down EcoMade Insulation

NVISTA, owner of the THERMOLITE® brand, announced that synthetic insulation manufacturers Shinih Enterprise Co. Ltd. of Taiwan, and Mainland China based Ziran Non-Woven Co. Ltd. will be exhibiting the first commercially available THERMOLITE T-...

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Trivantage Launches New Fabric Collection — Dickson® Graphics

Trivantage® — a one-stop shop for fabrics, hardware, and accessories — recently introduced the Dickson Graphics Collection, a fabric collection perfect for digital printing. The collection is made up of six distinct styles in a variety of ...

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Tarkett Launches Cradle™ Certified Rubber Flooring Collection

Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, launches its latest Cradle to Cradle™ certified rubber flooring collection — Pentagonals. Three pentagonal shapes comprise this collection, pro...

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MINISO Collaborates With PANTONE To Create Hot-sale Products

MINISO announced recently that it is collaborating with color giant PANTONE. As the world’s most prestigious color authority, Pantone focuses on the development and research of color. The fashion color released every year by Pantone has been ...

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EuroFibers Introduce SuperFabric® In Europe

EuroFibers — a Dutch supplier of high performance fibers — introduced its new sister company EuroFabrics. EuroFabrics is a supplier of high performance fabrics like BodyShield® and a key distributor of the American SuperFabric® in Europe,...

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EFI unveils new Reggiani textiles printer

The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI) made its debut in an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-spee...

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Hermès, Gucci, Canada Goose emerge as top brands for resale

As per 2018 Holiday Resale Report by The RealReal, Hermès, Gucci, Van Cleef and Canada Goose are some of the top brands with a resale value. Hermès has bagged the top rank in women’s wear owning to its Birkin, Kelly and Constance bags, whic...

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Fashion profiling helps understand voters mindset

Fashion profiling is the practice of classifying and targeting individuals based on their brand preferences. Fashion profiling uses data analysis to identify the way brands are perceived. It assesses value systems and goals and priorities via t...

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Knitted wearable tech launches on Kickstarter

SKIINCore, a self-heating and wire-free wearable base layer for cold weather, launched yesterday on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise support for the next generation of wearable textile technology.
SKIINCore is knitted from a co...

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New ski jacket uses electro-osmotic technology

Leading Swiss sports apparel brand Kjus has unveiled a garment that will feature an electronic, user-controlled membrane. The innovative wearable technology – Hydro_Bot, integrated by Kjus into a ski jacket, actively pumps out sweat from insi...

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Pireta debuts its e-textile technology

Pireta, the developer of wearable smart textile technology, has been selected to exhibit at the IDTechEx Show! that took place in Santa Clara, CA. Pireta exhibited as part of the IDTechEx Launchpad, an initiative that gives early-stage companie...

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Odlo and HeiQ co-launch new odour control technology

The two Swiss innovators for functional performance clothing, Odlo and HeiQ, are co-launching HeiQ Pure SPQR, a triple-action sustainable odour control technology, another innovation in the HeiQ Fresh Tech product family. The new product has be...

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PrimaLoft introduces new biodegradable synthetic fabric

PrimaLoft, a leader in advanced material technology, will expand biodegradable technologies with the introduction of PrimaLoft Bio Performance Fabric, the 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric. PrimaLoft Bio Performance Fabric joins the...

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Saving costs with 3D woven composites

Utilising 3D woven composite structures in place of traditional metal or 2D laminated composites can provide cost savings through both the manufacturing process and a product’s operational lifetime, according to Bally Ribbon Mills, an industr...

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Teijin develops highly modified cross-section crimped yarn

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibre and products converting company, has developed Solotex Octa, a highly modified cross-section crimped yarn that is extra bulky, lightweight, stretchable and shape-recovering.
Teijin Frontier expects...

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Lenzing and partners awarded for smart packaging

Lenzing has been granted the Austrian State Prize 2018 for Smart Packaging this year together with its partners. The Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs and the Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism bestowed the Austrian S...

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New Polartec® Power Wool™ Compression Fabric

Expanding its line of premium bike apparel designed in partnership with Polartec, Kitsbow released the new Power Wool Performance Knicker, Tight, Arm Warmer and Knee Warmer, all of which are made locally in the United States. The products are m...

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Polartec Power Air to reduce fibre shedding

Polartec has announced Polartec® Power Air™, a fabric technology engineered to reduce fiber shedding. By encapsulating lofted fibers within a multilayer, continuous yarn fabric construction, this revolutionary new platform offers advanced th...

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Fashion for Good launches new partnership

Fashion for Good and Otto Group with its companies OTTO and bonprix have announced their partnership. Both partners emphasise their commitment to a good fashion industry in their shared agenda, which drive the call for international and collabo...

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Teijin develops new natural-like fabric

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibre and products converting company, has added a natural-like fabric for sportswear, fashionwear and uniforms to its Deltapeak series of high-function fabrics. The company will commercially launch the pro...

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Coats invests in sustainable digital thread dyeing technology

Coats, a leading industrial thread manufacturer, has become a strategic investor in Twine Solutions, an Israeli based technology start-up which has developed an innovative digital thread dyeing system. Coats is investing US$ 5 million for a 9.5...

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Gore to unveil new PFC-free DWR products

W. L. Gore & Associates will unveil its new Gore-Tex 3-Layer laminate at ISPO 2019 in Munich, from 3-6 February 2019. The launch of this innovative product is the next step in Gore’s journey to develop fit-for-use performance fabric offer...

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Textile and clothing gets support from ITC

The project ‘Strengthening the International Competitiveness of the Textile and Clothing Sector in selected Middle East and North African Countries’ (MENATEX), is funded with SEK 42 million ($4.63m) from the Swedish government and will be i...

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Frosted and textile finishes by KDX

KDX has unveiled added two new variants to its its thermal laminating film range with, frosted and textile finishes, following the prior launch of a metallic version.
The textile film is available in red, yellow or blue, while the frosted fi...

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