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Textile Happenings: Teijin Frontier Sets Thailand R&D Center, Coats Buys Patrick Yarn Mill, DuPont Apexa Taps Toyobo

Teijin Frontier is opening an R&D center in Thailand to grow its polyester business, Coats sews up deal to acquire Patrick Yarn Mill and DuPont Apexa and Toyobo team up for biodegradable polymer production.

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Downlite Introduces New Innovations in Down Fill Using Recycled Materials

Downlite has developed new down-fill innovations involving natural and recycled materials that offer the dual benefit of enhancing the performance of the material, while being grounded in its core value of environmental stewardship.

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Bolt Threads and Best Made Spin First Microsilk Cap

Bolt Threads and Best Made Co. have created the Best Made Microsilk Cap of Courage, the first collaborative product with Best Made since Bolt Threads acquired the brand in July.

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Global Cotton Production to Increase in 2017-18 Season After Two-Year Drop-off

The planting area for growing cotton around the world is projected to rebound in the 2017-2018 season, after two years of declining planted area, with an increase of 11 percent to 32.5 million hectares.

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Emerging Markets Expected to Lead Global Polyester Fiber Growth

The global polyester staple fiber market is expected to reach $39.3 billion by 2025, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 6.3%, according to a new report from Research and Markets.

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How Environmentally Friendly is Viscose? A New Study Sheds Light.

A report on a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study completed by SCS Global Services on behalf of Stella McCartney on the production of viscose fiber finds the source of raw materials goes a long way in determining the environmental impact.

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Kingpins Mills Come Together, While Making Strides Toward Greater Sustainability

Industry trends toward fiber and fabric collaborations, new generations of stretch and recycled materials, and taking sustainability to new levels were front and center at Kingpins New York at Basketball City.

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Milliken Specialty Interiors Moves to Expand US Interior Textiles Market

As part of its ongoing efforts to target the interiors textiles market, Milliken & Company has signed a five-year lease at the High Point Showroom in High Point, North Carolina.

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