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What’s Surging & Slowing in the Global Fiber Sector

When the global economy is in flux, the fiber sector doesn’t go unscathed. In fact, experts say the industry is in a state of volatility with considerable ups and downs, significant overcapacity in a number of fiber segments and the backlash from slowing global demand at retail.

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American Giant, Carrefour Focus on Textile Technology for New Product Rollouts

Innovation in fabric and fibers has been on an upward cycle in recent years and is at the forefront of new product introductions from American Giant and a collaboration with Invista’s Lycra brand and hyper market chain Carrefour.

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Performance Materials Move From the Gym to the Bedroom

Combine the fabric technology that allows for temperature control in athletic endeavors with the basic human need to get a good night’s sleep, and the outcome is the field of “performance bedding.”

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Kornit: Expect Smartphone-Level Disruption from Digital Printing

Tim Hallett of Kornit Digital says digital apparel and textile printing changes the industry from supply and demand to demand and supply—eliminating overstocks and missed opportunities.

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Avanprint USA Premieres Touting Digital’s Accolades

The pioneers of the new frontier of digital textile and apparel printing was on display for the first time at Messe Frankfurt’s Avanprint USA show Monday at New York’s Jacob. K. Javits Convention Center.

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