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DEFRA & WRAP Receive Prestigious International Award.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Stockholm, Sweden – DEFRA and WRAP have been honoured by the Swedish fashion industry and awarded The 2013 Global Leadership Award in Sustainable Apparel for the Sustainable Clothing Roadmap and Action Plan (SCAP) – a UK initiative that aims to reduce the environmental impact of clothing throughout its lifecycle.

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UniFirst Introduces New Armorex® Cool Flame Resistant (FR) Workwear.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Massachusetts, United States – UniFirst has expanded its proprietary line of flame resistant (FR) workwear with its new Armorex® COOL work shirts and coveralls.

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PENSOLE Professional Development Courses Announced.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

Oregon, United States – PENSOLE Footwear Design Academy announced the launch of a series of professional development courses by the name of PENSOLE CAPSOLES, to be held in conjunction with the Two Ten Footwear Foundation and the NW/NE Apparel and Footwear Materials Shows, at locations on the west and east coasts, according to PENSOLE founder […]

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American Eagle Outfitters to Launch First Store in Mexico.

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Mexico City, United States – American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. confirmed the opening of its first company owned and operated store in Mexico City. The store will open February 20th,

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Registrations Open! – 8th Annual Public Conference at Brussels.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Exhibition & Conference News, Other Textile News  /  No Comments

Brussels, Belgium – The registration for this year’s Annual Public Conference entitled as  “Charting the Future of Textile Research and Innovation in Europe’’ March is now open, the event is scheduled from March 20-21, venue Husa President Park Hotel.

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AEPC Organizes First BSM in USA to Boost Apparel Trade.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Apparel & Fashion  /  No Comments

India / United States – AEPC as part of its export promotion initiatives for the first time has organized BSM for apparel and related accessories in New York, USA. The BSM was held between 28th and 29th January 2013 at the Penn Plaza Pavilion, at New York.

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ABA® Introduces Its Thinnest and Lightest Series of Armor Solutions.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Florida, United States – ABA® announced that it has released several models in its Xtreme® SX ballistic package – a cutting-edge series of armor designs with the use of proprietary materials from Honeywell.

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Bio Inspired Fibers Change Color when Stretched.

By   /  January 31, 2013  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens, Yarn & Fibre  /  No Comments

Massachusetts, United States – A team of materials scientists at Harvard University and the University of Exeter, UK, have invented a new fiber that changes color when stretched.

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Fokker and Partners Win Innovation Award for New-Generation Helicopter AW169.

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Almelo, Netherlands – As the first of its kind in the aircraft industry, this main load-bearing primary structure convinced the renowned international experts of the JEC jury of its true innovative character.

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China Garment Industry Needs Circular Economy.

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Beijing, China – Dozens of the nation’s political leaders, business executives and academics attended a round-table conference on developing a green and circular economy for China’s garment industry on Jan. 27 in Beijing. Attendees addressed problems existing within the industry

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