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From The Road + Mimi Prober collaborative handwoven botanical flora and antique lace scarf. Photo credit: Minh Cao / Edelweiss Editorial

Retail

Mimi Prober Talks ‘Painting With Flowers,’ Sourcing Antique Materials

Fashion designer Mimi Prober discusses “weaving the past into the present.”

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Vest by Vaude. Photo courtesy of PrimaLoft.

Technology

Lofty Goals: PrimaLoft Fast-Tracks Sustainability, Refines Technology

PrimaLoft created insulations made entirely from postconsumer recycled material.

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Duer's "Weightless Denim." Photo courtesy of Duer.

Retail

Measured in Ounces: Duer Offers ‘Weightless Denim’ Performance Jean

Vancouver-based denim company Duer discusses the formula behind its popular performance pieces.

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Markets

NCTO Announces 2018 Chairman, Shares U.S. Textile Industry Analysis

The NCTO elected Marty Moran, ceo of Georgia-based Buhler Quality Yarns Corp., as the firm’s 2018 chairman.

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Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8789095d)House Republicans A flag flies in front of the Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington, after the Republican health care bill passed in the HouseCongress Health Care, Washington, USA - 04 May 2017

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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Supima cotton on its way to the gin.

Technology

Supima Partners With Oritain for Fiber Origin Verification

Supima partnered with forensic firm Oritain Global Ltd. to aid in verifying the origins of Supima cotton.

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"Euphoria" by Liz Collins

Lifestyle

Todd Oldham, John Chaich Explore the ‘Queerness’ of Fiber Art in New Book

Chaich talks “Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community.”

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Jay Hertwig at the Yadkinville Repreve Recycling Center.

Textiles

Unifi Spins Survival Into Prosperity With Repreve

The Repreve facility in Yadkinville, N.C., is the largest texturized yarn manufacturing plant in the country, with 72 texturing machines.

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Spinexpo was held in Shanghai.

Markets

SpinExpo Pushes Sustainability as Suppliers Battle Challenges

The three-day fair saw a sharp increase in visitors, although exhibitor numbers dipped.

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Downlite

Government and Trade

Supply Chain Undeterred in Environmental Efforts

There is some concern that advances will be counteracted by action to roll back environmental protections and laws by the Trump administration.

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Hollister’s Advanced Stretch jeans

Textiles

Invista Exploring Sale of Apparel & Advanced Textiles Unit

Invista, a unit of Koch Industries, said options include potentially selling or further investing in the business.

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The ADNAS lab

Textiles

Applied DNA Sciences Expands Patent Portfolio

Applied DNA’s U.S. and global patent portfolio now totals 44, with 84 applications pending.

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James Hayward.

Textiles

Applied DNA Builds Recurring Revenue in Synthetic Fiber Market

This synthetics supply chain experience has accelerated contract discussions in progress with other man-made fiber manufacturers.

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Unifi

Textiles

Unifi Joins With Sports Teams to Spread Environmental Message

Collaboration includes in-stadium activations and launch of a special sweepstakes series.

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Lenzing Tencel

Textiles

Lenzing Launches Tencel-Branded Denim Shop on ShopStyle

The shop showcases denim partners Bella Dahl, DL1961, Level 99, Mavi, NYDJ and the Blue Shirt Shop.

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