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Tintex Introduces Naturally Advanced Cotton With Raw Material Strategy

Portugese mill Tintex is switching from the use of conventional cotton and has launched a new fabric range called Naturally Advanced Cotton by Tintex using four different premium and responsibly grown cottons.

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Textile Happenings: Teaming for Combat Wool, GlideWear Helmets Launch, Smart Bras Bow, VF Goes to School

Cordura teams with Triple Aught Design for Combat Wool sweaters, GlideWear technology to help avoid brain injuries, SKIIN introduces smart underwear and bras, and VF sets collaboration with NC State.

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Texworld USA Gearing Up to Tackle Industry Issues and Needs at This Month’s Show

Amid uncertainty in trade circles, Texworld USA returns to the Jacob. K. Javits Convention Center for three days starting Jan. 22, with more than 240 exhibitors from around the globe.

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Columbia Sportswear Unveils High Performance Ski Team Uniforms for Olympic Winter Games

Designed with athletes’ insights and the company’s latest fabric technologies, Columbia Sportswear has unveiled freestyle ski team uniforms that will be worn by athletes from the U.S. and other nations competing in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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Home Goods Makers to Roll Out Fresh Smart Technologies at Heimtextil

Mundotêxtil is joining with Italian yarn spinner Marchi & Fildi’s smart cotton yearn Ecotec to launch what it calls the Smart Cotton Towel. while Trident roup, will unveil eight new bed sheet and towel technologies.

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Wool Industry Battles Misconceptions and Dwindling Market Share

While wool stands at just over 1% of the world’s total fiber production, speakers at the recent Wool Round Table said the outlook is for viability and continued usage based on sustainability and reliability.

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Top Textile Innovations of 2017, From Tencel to Polyester and Beyond

Textile firms this year lived up to Alphabet Inc. and Google chief financial officer Ruth Poratthe's mantra: “Unless you stay focused on innovation, you can be disintermediated.”

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Denim Made in America Takes a Big Hit, But It’s Not Dead Yet

U.S. denim manufacturing has suffered some severe body blows of late from which it might never fully recover, but some contend where's there's a loss there's also opportunity.

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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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