Flex Factory will be hub for collaboration, sharing ideas

May 1st, 2022

The Flex Factory will provide the equipment manufacturers need to produce prototypes. Photo: Wilson College of Textiles A research and development facility intended to spur business development, innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability in the textile industry in North Carolina and points beyond is tentatively set to open for testing later this year, with a grand opening expected […]

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Rapid prototyping = faster market launch

November 16th, 2020

A presentation at IFAI Virtual Expo 2020, titled, “Rapid Prototyping and Textile Product Development” urged attendees to use “sticks and glue … whatever method you have to get your idea out there.” The presenter, Dr. Andre West, director of the Zeis Textiles Extension (ZTE), Wilson College of Textiles, NC State University, may not have meant […]

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