There is also hope that a lower wool price will encourage more designers and brands to use wool in their collections this year.
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Raeflex is a performance wool blend engineered specifically for the uniform market.
New York’s sheep and wool festival drew more than 30,000 attendees and 300-plus vendors.
“Wool is the original performance fiber,” the company noted.
The company, controlled by the Marzotto Group, is among the six Italian textile firms to obtain the ISO 14001 certification.
Bigger isn’t always better, but the Intertextile Shanghai trade show is growing bigger as its customer base demands better-quality product.
The two-day festival was held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, N.Y. on Oct. 21 through 22.
The company is investing in a more eco-friendly version of the existing Storm System treatment, which makes natural fabrics waterproof and wind resistant.