Cordura launches digital fabric finder

January 22nd, 2021

The Cordura brand has launched its Cordura Fabric Finder, a digital fabric library that allows brands to navigate a user-friendly digital interface to view an assortment of more than 500 fabrics. The Fabric Finder will include images of all fabric angles and close-up details as well as fabric content information so that partners can choose […]

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In search of the next generation of military textiles

October 1st, 2020

The U.S. military continues the hunt for breakthrough textile products. by Glenna B. Musante In March of 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping the globe, the search for vast amounts of textile personal protective equipment (PPE) became a major focus of the United States government and its military. In response, the U.S. textile industry […]

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A coral reef, upcycled

May 1st, 2019

A mix of upcycled wool, cotton and lyocell, Coral Garden is a call to action to the textile industry to use more sustainable practices. Photos: Vanessa Barragão. Textile artist Vanessa Barragão grew up in the seaside town of Albufeira, Portugal. s a designer she expresses her love of the ocean in the stunning art installation, […]

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Watershed Dry Bags for airtight protection

May 1st, 2019

Sometimes the solution is in the simplest idea: That’s why Watershed® looked to closures on freezer food storage bags to create a seal for its Watershed Dry Bags that is 100 percent leakproof. Photos: Watershed. The folks at Watershed® like to say they are obsessed with water. CEO Eric Revels began his career as a […]

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CORDURA® receives multiple awards

March 24th, 2017

CORDURA Brand received more than 50 ISPO TEXTREND Innovations awards on its 50th anniversary year at the February 2017 ISPO TEXTRENDS show in Munich. The brand also won “best in category product” for CORDURA® 4EVER™ knit by Yoonia. In total, 51 CORDURA fabrics in six key textile categories were selected as winners. A number of […]

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CORDURA® debuts strongest nylon fiber

March 7th, 2017

INVISTA, a worldwide integrated producer of polymers and fibers, has announced that the company’s CORDURA® brand has developed the strongest nylon-6,6 staple fiber ever produced by the company. T420HT high-tenacity fiber, which will enhance the core strength of CORDURA fabrics, is the result of an intensive two-year research and design process. Already adopted by a […]

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CORDURA® teams up with ESMOD students

June 14th, 2016

INVISTA, a Wichita, Kan.-headquartered producer of chemical intermediates, polymers and fibers, is launching its workwear brand CORDURA® with future fashion designers. INVISTA has partnered with ESMOD Paris, which provides complete training at the undergraduate and graduate levels in fashion design and business. ESMOD students will develop a style portfolio of casual work wear clothing that […]

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