Applied DNA extends their textile business

Related Keywords: Applied DNA sciences, innovation, manufacturing, material, PCR, SigNify, supply chain, traceability

United States
Applied DNA extends their textile business
Summary: 
Applied DNA Sciences, a leader in PCR-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity and traceability solutions, has announced a sales and marketing partnership with Navarpluma that extends Applied DNA’s textiles business to include the global down and feather supply chain. Formalisation of the partnership between the two companies follows the completion

Applied DNA Sciences, a leader in PCR-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity and traceability solutions, has announced a sales and marketing partnership with Navarpluma that extends Applied DNA’s textiles business to include the global down and feather supply chain.

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Transparent electronic devices made from nylon?

Related Keywords: clothing, innovation, material, nylon, polymers, synthetic, technology, Textile

Denmark
Transparent electronic devices made from nylon?
Summary: 
As the microelectronic industry is now shifting toward wearable electronic gadgets and electronic (e-)textiles, the comprising electronic materials, such as ferroelectrics, should be integrated with our clothes. Nylons, a family of synthetic polymers, were first introduced in the 1920s' for women's stockings and are nowadays among the most widely used synthetic fibers in textiles. They consist of a long chain of repeated

As the microelectronic industry is now shifting toward wearable electronic gadgets and electronic (e-)textiles, the comprising electronic materials, such as ferroelectrics, should be integrated with our clothes. Nylons, a family of synthetic polymers, were first introduced in the 1920s' for women's stockings and are nowadays among the most widely used synthetic fibers in textiles. They consist of a long chain of repeated molecular units, i.e. polymers, where each repeat unit contains a specific arrangement of hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen with carbon atoms.

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The heart of sustainable fashion

Related Keywords: chemicals, fabric, fashion, fossil fuel, green, IKEA, manufacturing, material, sustainable, Textile, viscose

Sweden
The heart of sustainable fashion
Summary: 
More than ever, people are looking for more sustainable ways to lead their lives. From the food they eat, to the transport they choose and even to the clothes they wear. Forward thinking retailers and designers such as IKEA and Marimekko have responded by experimenting with more sustainable, alternative materials, but overall our fast-fashion lifestyles and reliance on fossil materials keep us hooked on unsustainable

More than ever, people are looking for more sustainable ways to lead their lives. From the food they eat, to the transport they choose and even to the clothes they wear. Forward thinking retailers and designers such as IKEA and Marimekko have responded by experimenting with more sustainable, alternative materials, but overall our fast-fashion lifestyles and reliance on fossil materials keep us hooked on unsustainable textiles.

So where should we be looking for wardrobes that are green in every color? And what are the problems with our current array of common materials?

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Manteco says waste is 'precious raw material'

Related Keywords: brand, Italy, Manteco, material, Prato, product, Recycle, sustainability, Tencel, Textile, wool

Italy
Manteco says waste is 'precious raw material'
Summary: 
Italian textile company Manteco exhibited at Première Vision’s Smart Creation for the first time, showing its range of recycled wool products, including blends with Tencel. The company processes 1,650 tonnes of recycled material per year, often starting with post-consumer material, which CEO Matteo Mantellassi describes as “a precious raw material for some of the most cutting-edge

Italian textile company Manteco exhibited at Première Vision’s Smart Creation for the first time, showing its range of recycled wool products, including blends with Tencel.

The company processes 1,650 tonnes of recycled material per year, often starting with post-consumer material, which CEO Matteo Mantellassi describes as “a precious raw material for some of the most cutting-edge developments”.

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View Premium Selection being efficiently sourced

Related Keywords: denim, fabrics, future, innovation, material, Premium, sustainability, view, vinyls

Germanny
View Premium Selection being efficiently sourced
Summary: 
Leading international fabric, trim and denim suppliers will present more than 400 collections featuring their preview programmes and current developments for the new Autumn/Winter 2020-2021 season at the View Premium Selection show, in Munich, this week. Two inspiring trade fair days provide the textiles industry with a valuable insight into current material innovations, colour trends and future-oriented qualities, with which they can get a head start for planning and designing

Leading international fabric, trim and denim suppliers will present more than 400 collections featuring their preview programmes and current developments for the new Autumn/Winter 2020-2021 season at the View Premium Selection show, in Munich, this week.

Two inspiring trade fair days provide the textiles industry with a valuable insight into current material innovations, colour trends and future-oriented qualities, with which they can get a head start for planning and designing new collections.

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Developing a smart material which can regulate its temperature

Related Keywords: clothes, digital, innovation, material, polymer, project, SMART, Smart material, temperature control

United States
Developing a smart material which can regulate its temperature
Summary: 
Anyone who has ever worked in an open-plan office will have be aware of just how drastically different people’s individual temperature preferences are. It’s one reason why the thermostat is arguably the biggest source of conflict

Anyone who has ever worked in an open-plan office will have be aware of just how drastically different people’s individual temperature preferences are. It’s one reason why the thermostat is arguably the biggest source of conflict in offices around the world. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a material that could more easily adapt to temperature requirements; either trapping in or releasing heat as required?

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Digitek launches nylon braided cables for smartphones

Related Keywords: cable, environment friendly, fabrics, innovation, light cable, material, nylon, smartphones, transmission, type C

India
Digitek launches nylon braided cables for smartphones
Summary: 
Digitek is launching its latest collection of nylon braided cables for smartphones with high-speed charging facility and contemporary design. The long length cable with metallic body enables a safe

Digitek is launching its latest collection of nylon braided cables for smartphones with high-speed charging facility and contemporary design. The long length cable with metallic body enables a safe charging facility, these cables have a higher tangible feature which can easily be carried out while travelling without any damage, making it a user-friendly option.

These cables have higher tangible feature which can easily be carried out while travelling without any damage.

The company is rolling out 3 types of nylon cables which come with its own unique specifications each. These include:

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Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles

Related Keywords: and clothing, athletic wear, manufacture this material, material, nylon or polyester, plastic bottles are turned into textiles, recycled plastic textiles, Repreve’s “Textile Takeback” program, shoes, sustainable, swimwear

Greensboro
Summary: 
What both Hoffman and Helen Sahi, VP of global corporate sustainability at Unifi, hope will raise the growing popularity of recycled plastic textiles is transparency around what it actually takes to manufacture this material, and what it can be turned into. Hoffman and Unifi, along with brands like Nike and Rothy’s that use Repreve, set up a demonstration room where visitors could see how plastic bottles are turned into textiles, and what those textiles can become, during New York Fashion Week earlier this month.

What both Hoffman and Helen Sahi, VP of global corporate sustainability at Unifi, hope will raise the growing popularity of recycled plastic textiles is transparency around what it actually takes to manufacture this material, and what it can be turned into. Hoffman and Unifi, along with brands like Nike and Rothy’s that use Repreve, set up a demonstration room where visitors could see how plastic bottles are turned into textiles, and what those textiles can become, during New York Fashion Week earlier this month.

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Fashionsustain Berlin as part of Berlin Fashion Week set for January

Related Keywords: centre around three key sub-themes, exchange ideas about applied innovation, Fashionsustain, material, new two-day event in textile industry, offering a source of inspiration, part of Berlin Fashion Week, production and circularity, set to be held in January, stakeholders from all textile and fashion disciplines

Berlin
Fashionsustain Berlin as part of Berlin Fashion Week set for January
Summary: 
Fashionsustain, a new two-day event in the textile industry which will centre around three key sub-themes; material, production and circularity is all set to be held in January 2018 as part of Berlin Fashion Week.

Fashionsustain, a new two-day event in the textile industry which will centre around three key sub-themes; material, production and circularity is all set to be held in January 2018 as part of Berlin Fashion Week.

Each theme will be addressed by a keynote speaker and subsequent break-off discussions regarding the latest developments, best practice and future practice for the industry.

https://www.ecotextile.com/2017120623136/shows-events/fashionsustain-berlin-set-for-january.html
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