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  1. Molecular Insights Into Spider Silk

    They are lightweight, almost invisible, highly extensible and strong, and of course biodegradable: the threads spiders use to build their webs. In fact, spider silk belongs to the toughest fibres in nature

  2. Digital Ink Sciences Today Announces Breakthrough Digital Inks For Ricoh Print Heads (And More)

    Today, Digital Ink Sciences announced their newest ink formulation for Direct to Garment Printer and Wide Format Printers. DIS-250 is a Mid Viscosity ink formulation that is considered a breakthrough by industry insiders

  3. Teijin Develops Natural-Like Fabric As A New Product For DELTAPEAK Family

    Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd. , the Teijin Group's fiber and products converting company, announced recently that it has added a natural-like fabric—ideal for sportswear, fashionwear and uniforms—to its DELTAPEAK series of high-function fabrics

  4. SMART Explains The Secret Double Life Of Donated Textiles This America Recycles Day

    For this year’s National America Recycles Day on November 15, don’t forget about the importance of reusing and recycling textiles. According to the Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles Association (SMART), a global organization of companies involved in the reuse and recycling of textiles and related secondary materials, the average U.S. citizen throws away 81 pounds of clothing each year

  5. EFI Introduces Next-Generation Single-Pass Reggiani BOLT Textile Digital Printer

    The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggianifacility in Bergamo, Italy

  6. Echelon Materials Launches Crowd Funding Campaign To Produce Revolutionary New Armor Textile To Save Police Lives

    Echelon Materials today announced the launch of their Indiegogo campaign to fund the production of their proprietary loom required to produce TiTek, the world's first and only patented, lightweight, flexible fabric designed to shred high-powered conical/rifle rounds and be comfortably worn or carried all day

  7. PrimaLoft, Inc. Expands Suite Of Biodegradable Technologies; Introduces PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, The First Fabric Made From 100% Recycled, Biodegradable Synthetic Fiber

    PrimaLoft, Inc., a global leader in advanced material technology, today expanded its suite of biodegradable* technologies with the introduction of PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric, the first 100% recycled, biodegradable synthetic fabric. PrimaLoft® Bio™ Performance Fabric joins the recently launched PrimaLoft® Bio™ Insulation, also the first technology of its kind. PrimaLoft is targeting fall 2020 for consumer availability of both iterations of its biodegradable products

  8. VT Garment Chooses Centric PLM, Marking Centric Software's Thailand Debut

    VT Garment, an outdoor and sports apparel manufacturer in Thailand, has selected Centric Software’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to fashion, retail, footwear, outdoor, luxury and consumer goods companies to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals

  9. Ricoh To Acquire ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH, An Industrial Printing Software Company

    Ricoh Company, Ltd. recently announced that the company has reached an agreement to buy ColorGATE Digital Output Solutions GmbH (hereafter “ColorGATE”), a leading software provider in the printing industry with a specific competence in color management

  10. Teijin Frontier Develops Linen-Like Polyester Fiber

    Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fiber and products converting company, announced recently that it has developed a new linen-like fiber that boasts a highly fresh, natural appearance for extra-comfortable outer clothing, jackets, bottoms and blouses