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Chemically Modified Cotton Is Fluorescent, Magnetic.

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New York, United States – Someday, everybody will be wearing smart clothes — not just clothes that look dapper, but are able to sense the environment and the body’s vital signs, perhaps then pinging the data to your wrist watch or doctor. To get there, we will need functional fabrics, and nothing beats the touch […]

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Electrically Heated Textiles Now Possible via UMass Amherst Research.

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Amherst, United States – Commuters, skiers, crossing guards and others who endure frozen fingers in cold weather may look forward to future relief as manufacturers are poised to take advantage of a new technique for creating electrically heated cloth developed by materials scientist Trisha Andrew and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. They have […]

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Gerber’s Automatch™ For Apparel Reduces Labor by 50% and Increases Throughput.

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Connecticut, Unites States – Consumers are becoming more aware about the quality of their clothing purchases – holding brands and manufacturers to quality standards all while demanding new styles with every new trend. “We have taken our research and learning from our AutoMatch for furniture and applied it to the apparel market,” said Tom Gordan, […]

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Bangladesh Development Update: More, Better, and Inclusive Jobs Can Boost Growth.

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Washington D.C., United States – Bangladesh’s economic growth remains resilient in spite of volatile export growth and shrinking remittances, according to a new World Bank report The Bangladesh Development Update September 2017.

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Indorama Ventures Completes Acquisition of DuraFiber Technologies Bolstering its Position as the Leading Fiber Partner for the Automotive Industry.

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Bangkok, Thailand – Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, has completed the acquisition of DuraFiber Technologies México Operations, S. A. DE C. V. (Durafiber), a leading Mexican producer of durable technical textiles for industrial, tire reinforcement, and specialty applications globally.

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Epson Introduces Next-Generation Sure Color F9370 Dye-Sublimation Inkjet Printer for Textile and Apparel Market.

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Nagano Prefecture, Japan – Epson America introduced its latest wide-format textile printer designed to deliver high-speed, reliable productivity for digital dye-sublimation transfers for a range of polyester textile and apparel applications.

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EDANA Publishes New Guidelines for Testing Femcare Products.

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Technical Textiles / Nonwovens  /  No Comments

Auderghem, Belgium – EDANA shared new testing guidelines for femcare products at OUTLOOK™ 2017, the world’s premier nonwoven personal care products and hygiene conference. The guidance document aims to meet the demand for relevant, accurate, reliable and comparable tests, covering performance standards as well as substance testing across a range of feminine hygiene products.

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Latest Trends in Denim Fabrics Highlighted in New Monforts World of Denim Magazine.

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Mönchengladbach, Germany – A new 44 page World of Denim magazine from A Monforts Textilmaschinen is available on request to info@monforts.de. It highlights the latest trends in denim fabrics and production techniques placing special emphasis on textile finishing with the company’s range of Montex stenters and Monfortex compressive shrinking ranges.

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UL Joins Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  Enewsletter, Sustainable / Eco Textiles  /  No Comments

Illinois, United States – UL announces that it has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) and will use the group’s sustainability measurement tool, the Higg Index, to drive environmental and social responsibility throughout its supply chain.

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Messe Frankfurt Acquires Source Africa and ATF Apparel, Textile & Footwear Trade Exhibition Capetown.

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  Apparel & Fashion, Enewsletter, Exhibition & Conference News, Featured News  /  No Comments

Frankfurt, Germany – Source Africa and ATF, two of Africa’s largest textile, apparel and footwear shows, have been acquired by Messe Frankfurt SA, a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt, one of the world´s leading trade show organizers with operations in more than 50 countries and over 134 trade fairs worldwide.

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