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Silos of plastic bottles waiting to be processed.

Technology

Unifi Leads Sustainable Initiatives in Textile Manufacturing

The North Carolina-based polyester and yarn manufacturer aspires to “become a leader in recyclables.”

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Neulana Protect by Nanshan Group. 100% wool fabric that is resistant to wind and rain. Photo courtesy of Woolmark.

Markets

Comfort and Performance Materials Driving Current Textile Market

Throughout the wool, cotton, yarn and technical fabric sectors, comfort and function is top of mind for consumers.

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Sharon Graubard of MintModa. Photo courtesy of MintModa.

Markets

MintModa’s Creative Director Offers Color and Textile Trend Forecast

Sharon Graubard, the founder and creative director of MintModa, forecasts color and textile trends for 2018.

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Datacolor800 + MatchTEXTILE software. Photo courtesy of Datacolor

Technology

Improved Industry Technologies Enhance Textile Design Processes

Improved technologies for textile design solutions have enabled brands to significantly reduce lead times and streamline design processes.

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Photo courtesy of Kingpins.

Retail

New York Denim Days Festival Set to Open Sept. 30

New York Denim Days will make its debut this fall on Sept. 30 through Oct. 1.

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Photo courtesy of Item M6.

Markets

Compression Technology Hosiery Offers Circulation Solution for Consumers

Item M6’s unique technology promotes circulation and reduces cellulite.

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Supporters in favor of saving the garment center with Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.

Fashion Scoops

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Gets a Public Reminder to Save the Garment Center From Designers and Supporters

Manufacturing accounts for roughly 1 million square feet in the Garment District, and as indicated in the letter sent to de Blasio Saturday, the proposed industrial space in Sunset Park only represents a fraction of that.

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The "Tripp" style. Photo courtesy of State Optical Co.

Retail

State Optical Co. Debuts American-Made Luxury Sunglass Collaboration

Chicago-based eyewear company State Optical Co. partnered with Creatures of the Wind to create its “Made in America” luxury eyewear collaboration.

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Men's Sorbtek Denim. Photo courtesy of Twin Dragon Marketing

Technology

Twin Dragon Taps Unifi for Performance Denim Rollout

Twin Dragon announced its investment in Unifi’s Sorbtek fiber.

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Ashley Biden and former Vice President Joe Biden

Fashion Scoops

Will Joe Biden Run in 2020? His Designer Daughter Ashley Sure Hopes So

Livelihood founder Ashley Biden is all about American manufacturing, a commitment she shares with her father Joe, who may run for president in 2020.

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Visitors check out the trends at Spinexpo Shanghai

Business Features

Spinexpo Shanghai Reacts to Consumer, Environmental Trends

The most recent edition of Spinexpo Shanghai saw knitters, weavers, knitwear and yarn producers continue their focus on sustainability and ath-leisure.

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Texworld 2017

Technology

Performance Apparel Market Looks to Wool for Breakthrough Material Technologies

Denine Woodrow of DP Woodrow & Co. presented a lecture on wool technology and the lesser-known properties of performance wool.

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The new tool enables companies to better manage water consumption throughout the supply chain.

Markets

DNV GL and United Nations Arm Launch Textile Sustainability Tool

DNV GL partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization to aid in managing water consumption for the textile industry.

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Photo courtesy of Project Help Us Give

Media

Annual HUG Gala to Honor Lenzing Fibers, Jockey International

The New York-based charity will celebrate its 62nd anniversary at the event.

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Markets

Textile Company Partners With Archroma for ‘Waterless’ Dye Collection

Trusty Trading specializes in “eco” pocketing products and customized curtain waistbands.

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