Industry News

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.

Neulana Double

Date : 2017-10-09

Source: fibre2fashion

According to the British cycling boom in the last decade, the ever-growing cycling obsession of the so called MAMILS – Middle-Aged-Men-In-Lycra – isn’t just a modern mid-life crisis. Research has found that MAMILs aren’t cycling primarily to relive their youth or prove they can still compete against other men. Instead, their motivations are much more complex, tied to the desire for good mental, as well as physical health and fuelled by technology.

Date : 2017-09-25

Source: fibre2fashion

Invista’s Cordura brand is broadening its portfolio of protective performance fabric technologies for today’s workwear environments. The latest innovations on display at A+A Show, which takes place next month, range from FR solutions featuring Cordura fabric technology for enhanced durability to specialist stretch materials for garment reinforcement.