Industry News

Date : 2017-12-18

Source: innovationintextiles 

Cosmos Studio, a sustainable apparel start-up brand based in Hong Kong, is raising funds for the production of its new line of unisex shirts made with the lowest consumption of fresh water. The eco-friendly shirt production is powered by a newly invented colour diffusion technology that is said to make it 95% more eco-friendly, compared to any other apparel making process, according to the company.

Date : 2017-12-11

Source: innovativetextiles

From 16-18 January 2018 at the Kraftwerk Berlin, Greenshowroom and the Ethical Fashion Show Berlin, as well as the new Messe Frankfurt conference, FashionSustain, and its mottoRun for Circularity, will show that clothing made of functional materials and accessories with outdoor appeal can be both fashionable and sustainable.

Date : 2017-12-04

Source: innovationintextiles

Liberty University senior fashion design student Luis Quijano has successfully merged fashion with microbiology and mechanical engineering to bring to life an idea of growing your own clothes.
Through a fermentation process that uses water, sugar, green tea, and kombucha (a type of fermented tea created by using a symbiotic colony of bacteria and yeast), Quijano is able to produce a leather-like material that he said can be crafted into clothing and is a much more sustainable product than animal skin and other modern-day fabric.

Date : 2017-11-27

Source: Tiverton

Heathcoat Fabrics, a British technical textiles specialist, has presented its new range of activated carbon liners for military and first response chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) protection at Milipol, a leading event for homeland security, which took place in Paris this week.
“In an industry constantly faced with adapting to new challenges and potential threats from both non-friendly powers and terrorism, the demand from military and first response personnel for CBRN protection has significantly increased,” the company reports.

Date : 2017-11-20

source: innovationintextiles

Date : 2017-11-13

Source: innovationintextiles

Date : 2017-11-06

Source: innovationintextiles

The PI (Product Innovation) Apparel World Series 2017-2018 brings together delegates from the global apparel and footwear industry to showcase and discuss new and disruptive technologies.

The Berlin event, which took place from the 26th to 27th of October, focused on digital product creation, effective data management and smart innovation and was attended by over 200 international delegates from more than 80 companies and academia.

Building trust in digital technologies

Date : 2017-10-30

Source:  innovationintextiles

Date : 2017-10-23

Source: fibre2fashion

The global textiles industry is working overtime to achieve a balance between economic development and environmental protection. As conservation of water resources and the environment become key issues of concern in textile manufacturing, Fanny Vermandel writes about the need for the dyeing process to become sustainable.

Date : 2017-10-16

Source: fibre2fashion

The Woolmark Company returned to Première Vision Paris last month, showcasing the latest innovations in wool, The Wool Lab and highlighting the versatility of wool as the premier ingredient in luxury apparel.

France continues to remain a major market for presenting the latest innovations in wool to the global textiles and fashion community. This year, The Woolmark Company showcased the latest in Optim fabric, presenting a double-faced pure wool fabric.

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