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  1. Invention Of Shape-Changing Textiles Powered Only By Body Heat

    A breakthrough invention in wearable technology has the potential to change how we interact with the clothes we wear every day

  2. Södra's Breakthrough Will Enable Large-Scale Textile Recycling

    "Only a negligible proportion of the global production of clothing and textiles is recycled today. Virtually everything is sent to landfill or incineration. But Swedish innovation and a willingness to help mitigate climate change can now influence the game at a global level," said Lars Idermark, President and CEO of Södra

  3. Browzwear Fashion Design Platform Integrates With Jeanologia To Make Denim Apparel Production More Environmentally Friendly

    Browzwear, the pioneer of 3D technology for the fashion industry, and Jeanologia, creator of sustainable and eco-efficient technologies for the garment finishing industry, today announced an integration partnership that will enable designers to create, visualize and produce denim garments more efficiently and ecologically responsibly

  4. Eastman Joins Textile Exchange And Participates In Textile Sustainability Conference

    Eastman, the maker of sustainably sourced Naia cellulosic yarn, has joined Textile Exchange, the global nonprofit member organization committed to reducing the textile industry's impact on the environment. Natalia Allen, Eastman textiles sustainability leader, participated in a roundtable discussion on biodiversity at the 2019 Textile Sustainability Conference, held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Oct. 15-18

  5. New Methods Can Reduce Emissions From The Textile Industry

    One problem within the textile industry is that the most efficient processes for dyeing textiles today require large amounts of water, energy, and chemicals. In an attempt to solve this problem, enzymes are used to initiate a degradation process of dyes and other chemicals

  6. DuPont Biomaterials And Lenzing Collaborate To Launch New Sustainable Fabric Collection

    DuPont Biomaterials and Lenzing are launching a fabric collection made predominantly of fibers derived from natural materials. The collaboration blends DuPont™ Sorona® fibers and TENCEL™ Lyocell and TENCEL™ Modal fibers from Lenzing, to give extremely soft garments greater resilience in stretch, recovery and dimensional stability

  7. Taiwan Showcases Latest Innovative Smart & Functional Textiles At Functional Fabric Fair Portland

    The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be showcasing the country’s leading sustainable textiles and performance fabrics during the Taiwan Smart & Functional Textiles Press Conference at the Functional Fabric Fair in Portland

  8. Image Magic Installs Twin Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro Systems For Enhanced DTG Printing

    Kornit Digital (Nasdaq: KRNT), a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced that Tokyo-based Image Magic has installed two Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro systems, expanding its longstanding digital direct-to-garment capabilities to imprint polyester and poly-blend fabrics

  9. All American Installs Epson Certified Solution Center In Philadelphia

    Epson recently announced All American Print Supply Co. has opened its Epson Certified Solution Center in Philadelphia. The Solution Center will showcase the comprehensive portfolio of Epson printing solutions, including its direct-to-garment solutions, allowing All American to create a space for its customers to receive hands-on demonstrations, engage with product experts, view creative print applications, and run test prints using their own files

  10. Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Launches Spider Silk Production Scale Up With New Delivery Of Silkworms To Prodigy Textiles

    Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.(“Company”), the leading developer of spider silk based fibers, is very happy to announce recently that the Company has officially initiated commercial production scale up of its recombinant spider silk production at its Vietnamese subsidiary, Prodigy Textiles