Photo courtesy of Wrangler.


Wrangler’s Suppliers to Adopt New Water-Saving Technology

Wrangler is working with its suppliers to encourage the adoption of its new foam-dyeing technology.

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Renee Henze, the global marketing director at DuPont Industrial Biomaterials. Photo courtesy of DuPont Industrial Biomaterials.


DuPont Sorona Executive on Material Innovations in Stretch

Renee Henze, the global marketing director at DuPont Industrial Biomaterials, discusses.

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Japan’s Technical Textiles Industry Seeks Growth in Global Markets

Material innovations include the work of Asahi Kasei, a textile firm that recently received the Senken Shimbun Synthetic Fiber Prize.

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The scene at Intertextile Shanghai.


At Intertextile Shanghai Spring Edition European Product, Sustainability Are Key Among Fairgoers

Bigger isn’t always better, but the Intertextile Shanghai trade show is growing bigger as its customer base demands better-quality product.

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Photo courtesy of Queen of Raw.


Fabric Start-up Queen of Raw Collaborates With European Supplier

European supplier Kvadrat will collaborate with Queen of Raw to increase its supply of dead stock fabrics.

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SpinExpo Shanghai Sees Ongoing Demand for Sustainable, Functional Yarns

Firms at SpinExpo Shanghai said ath-leisure is continuing to influence demand for yarns blending fashion and function.

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The U.S. Supreme Court.

Government and Trade

National Council of Textile Organizations Now Offers Industry News Via ‘TIN’

The NCTO launched its new web site, “Textiles in the News.”

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Andrew Dent, Ph.D, the executive vice president of research at Material ConneXion. Photo courtesy of Material ConneXion.


Think Tank: The Digitization of Surfaces, Connecting the Physical and Virtual

Andrew Dent, Ph.D., the executive vice president of research at Material Connexion, discusses.

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Westin Hotels & Resorts will sell children's pajamas to help benefit youngsters in need.

Fashion Scoops

Westin Hotels & Resorts Creates First Upcycling Program to Create Pajamas for Children

Of the 325 ideas suggested, the standout upcycling one came from a housekeeping supervisor at the Westin Trillium House in Canada.

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A selection of brightly colored fabrics at Texworld USA. Courtesy of Messe Frankfurt North America.


Dow Chemical Company Unveils Sustainable Textile Treatment

The launch was announced today at the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists International Conference.

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A relative of a Rana Plaza victim cries at a 2016 memorial created for the garment factory workers.

Business Features

Think Tank: Recent Arbitrations and the Future of the Bangladesh Accord

Labor unions settle two “socially conscious” arbitrations — but what does it mean?

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Leading U.S. Fiber Trade Associations Announce Merger

The National Council of Textile Organizations and American Fiber Manufacturers Association will merge, effective April 1.

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Photo courtesy of Gerber Technology.


Improved Digital Solutions Pave Way for Sustainability

Digital solutions help streamline company-wide processes and mitigate waste, among other environmental stressors.

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Betabrand fans get to choose the features they want on their crowdfunded high heels.


Betabrand Shortens Time Period for Shoe Design to Five Days

The company has been working with Li & Fung Ltd. since 2017 to shorten the design and production process.

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Panasonic to Unveil New Business Initiatives, Products During SXSW

The company will reveal a range of items boasting advanced technology in addition to holding cocreation studios and collaborative incubators.

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