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COVID-19 survey: Labor and supply chain challenges dominate pandemic struggles

March 1, 2021

…reduced in order to survive. Basically, the pandemic created an entire shift in our ability to produce because we did not know what to produce until new markets prevailed.” Supply chain…

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Designer knits biodegradable children’s shoes

March 1, 2021

…and Design, Jerusalem; her material research project offers to reconcile the contradiction between long shelf life of a garment and the need to change our wardrobe. Photo: Noi Einav….

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Puffer jacket is solar charged for visibility

March 1, 2021

…is the second layer, an ultrathin membrane just below the surface of the jacket engineered with a phosphorescent compound, which rapidly stores light and re-emits it slowly. Photo: Vollebak….

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Engineers unfold and tension NASA’s telescope sunshield in final tests

March 1, 2021

…a December 2020 test. Photos: NASA/Chris Gunn. Lengthened to the size of a tennis court, the five-layer sunshield of NASA’s fully assembled James Webb Space Telescope successfully completed a final…

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Fabricators pivot, persevere and prosper

March 1, 2021

…and engineers at the Fraunhofer Institute to design and build a machine that would produce a high volume of consistent-quality surgical masks at a reasonable cost.  Moss’s purchasing team worked…

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Safer, speedier welding

March 1, 2021

…Leister’s SEAMTEK W-900 AT wedge welder makes it easier to produce world-class seams quickly and safely. Variable welding speeds enable users to adjust their speed with the foot…

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Bleach-cleanable upholstery

March 1, 2021

…a soft hand that’s inviting to touch. The collections are bleach cleanable and no finish is required. No added topical stain treatments, antimicrobials, flame retardants or PFAS. Designtex www.designtex.com

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A ‘mixed bag’ for U.S. textile manufacturing

March 1, 2021

…personal protective equipment (PPE) including nonwoven surgical masks, according to U.S. trade representative Bill Jackson. Photo: © Kateryna Rykun, Dreamstime.com The year 2020 was not a particularly good period to…

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Recycled marine waste textile

March 1, 2021

…woven alongside a subtle pucker, providing a unique three dimensional visual. Offered in 17 colors, it is applicable to more than 50 Steelcase screen and panel product lines.  Duvaltexwww.duvaltex.com/cleanimpact/steelcase…

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Next generation fleece

March 1, 2021

…lofted fibers within a multilayer, continuous yarn fabric construction. This highly durable and long-lasting mono material knit construction pushes boundaries both in terms of sustainability and functionality.  Houdini Sportswearwww.houdinisportswear.com/en-us…

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