Industry News

Date : 2018-06-21


3D has been the topic of conversation in the industry for many years. The promise of time savings and value generation are substantial, but to date the challenge has been ease of use and how to address the needs of different users in an integrated way.

Date : 2018-06-14


Over the last two weeks, Gerber participated in two global industry events, FESPA in Berlin and Texprocess Americas in Atlanta. At the shows, the company demonstrated on-demand manufacturing applications that included included Digital Solutions, integrating data from design to finished product leveraging YuniquePLM And the AccuMark Platform, digital printing technologies from three industry leaders, Gerber'sZ1 single-ply cutter with ContourVision automated scan-to-cut system and both robotic and lean loop sewing operations.

Date : 2018-06-04


Insoles that measure athletic performance using bacteria, and trainers that "breathe" are among the latest experimental pieces of sportswear being developed by Puma and MIT Design Lab.
Debuted during Milan design week, the Adaptive Dynamics: Biodesign project features four cases that test how bacteria could be used within sportswear design to improve performance and sustainability.

Date : 2018-05-14

Nano-Care Deutschland, a leading specialist in the production of ready-to-use high-tech coatings, based in Saarwellingen, has developed Intelligent Hybrids, composed of PFC-free chemicals conforming with the Greenpeace campaign Detox and the ZDHC programme, to provide new hope for sustainability in the market for durable water repelling textile coatings (DWRs).
“The big advantage of hybrid technologies lies in their ability to combine positive features by eliminating the disadvantages as far as possible,” said Oliver Sonntag, CEO.

Date : 2018-05-08

Source: innovationintextiles

Inspired to bring the benefits of traditional Japanese indigo-dyed fabrics into the modern age, a start-up company Aizome Bedding is introducing organic bed linen to provide a unique and healthy sleep experience.

Date : 2018-04-30

Source: innovationintextiles

US based biotech company Bolt Threads has introduced its second material to the world, Mylo – a commercially available leather grown from mycelium, the root structure of a mushroom. The company’s first novel material was bio-fabricated spider silk,Microsilk, which has been used by apparel and lifestyle brands like Best Made Co., for its limited-edition beanies.

Date : 2018-04-23

Source: innovationintextiles

Dr Kevin Nelson, TissueGen’s founder and CSO, will be presenting on the latest advancements in extrusion technology, which are enabling the next generation of drug delivery, at BIOMEDevice Boston, this week.

Date : 2018-04-16

Source: innovationintextiles 

Teijin has jointly developed a new fan-cooled jacket incorporating a two-layer pressure-controlled cooling structure together with Makita Corporation, a leading Japanese manufacturer of electric power tools.

Date : 2018-04-10

Source: innovationintextiles 

Nike, a leading designer and manufacturer of athletic footwear, apparel and equipment, is launching the next generation of Nike Flyknit. Nike Flyknit, which debuted at the 2012 London games with the Nike Flyknit Racer, is a digitally engineered knitting process best known for its role in lightweight, formfitting and virtually seamless shoe uppers.

Date : 2018-03-26

Jeanologia says denim can be water-free by 2025

Jeanologia, a Spanish company specialising in the development of sustainable technologies for garments finishing, is celebrating World Water Day by highlighting the company’s capabilities, which could enable all jeans to be made “100% water free” by 2025, according to Enrique Silla, CEO. “With Jeanologia as the expert technology partner, it is possible, within a few years, for production to use zero water and create zero waste; increasing productivity and accelerating time to market,” he said.