fibers

Clothing fibers market size projected to reach $289.28 billion by 2030

July 28th, 2022

Photo: Lenzing AG. Clothing fibers are long, fine strands or threads that can be knitted or woven into fabric. Not only do they produce the fabric, but they also affect the aesthetics, durability, comfort, appearance, retention, care, environmental impact, and cost of the final garment. Molecules are interwoven to form a linear, string-like structure that constitutes […]

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Researchers search for mosquito proof fabric

May 1st, 2022

John Beckmann, Auburn University assistant professor of entomology and plant pathology, examines mosquitoes as part of his research on material to block mosquito bites.  Researchers at Auburn University’s College of Agriculture, hope to confound one of the summer’s most annoying pests by developing a lightweight fabric that blocks mosquito bites while also being cool enough […]

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Mercato fabric samples

Ultrafabrics partners with Mercato Place

April 27th, 2022

Ultrafabrics, an animal-free performance fabric producer, announced its partnership with Mercato Place, an online resource where interior designers and architects can quickly access textile samples. This easy-to-use online resource library offers a curated selection of fabric manufacturers for specifiers to browse and order premium samples more efficiently, while minimizing theirfootprint. “This partnership is important for […]

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apparel

Apparel supply chains hit by perfect storm

April 18th, 2022

Global apparel supply chains are under pressure as prices of fibers and other textile materials rise, energy costs soar and costs of freight escalate, according to "Talking strategy: apparel supply chains hit by perfect storm as costs rise on multiple fronts", a 6-page report from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. The global cotton […]

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Students looking at colors

Archroma partners with UNCG

April 7th, 2022

Archroma has announced the launch of a collaboration with the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) and its Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies (CARS) department, aiming to further the education of its students in the area of color management expertise. As per the agreement, Archroma will donate its color management tools for their design projects, […]

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Lake Como

Global Digital Textile Conference postponed

April 1st, 2022

The inaugural Global Digital Textile Conference (GDTC) which is planned to be held on 8-9 June 2022 is now postponed to 5-6 October 2022, in Lake Como, Italy. They will continue to provide an engaging in-person and virtual experience for delegates across the full digital textile ecosystem.  However, because of the Milano furniture exhibition Salone […]

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CULP promotes sustainable future

March 29th, 2022

N.C. State students in the Sustainable Materials and Technology class using SolidWorks to design the chair. Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CULP) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “CULP”) is proudly hosting the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s 15th Anniversary industry-wide celebration in the Culp Innovation Center at Congdon Yards on Friday, April 1, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 […]

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NYES creating 500 jobs at Brooklyn Army Terminal

March 28th, 2022

Brooklyn Army Terminal building in N.Y. New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced that New York Embroidery Studio (NYES) will be the newest tenant at the Brooklyn Army Terminal (BAT), signing the largest new lease at the terminal in three years and filling one of the largest spaces at BAT. This expansion will create more […]

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Colorbox offers garment dyeing alternative

March 15th, 2022

Jeanologia introduces Colorbox, a new technology for garment dyeing that is transforming the traditional way that garments are dyed with a faster and more efficient process that respects the environment. Dyeing is one of the most polluting processes in the fashion industry, and it also has high production costs. Jeanologia is committed to creating an […]

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MAS unveils global expansion drive

March 14th, 2022

MAS Fabric Park in Thulhiriya, Sri Lanka MAS Holdings, South Asia’s largest apparel and textile manufacturer, has announced plans to significantly expand its global footprint, seeking to capitalize on opportunities stemming from the pandemic while aligning further with the needs of its customers. The company’s global growth strategy is set to further enhance the speed […]

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