Thermal regulation heats up

May 22nd, 2017

Refined materials and improved processes impact climate control applications. New developments in climate control for technical textiles are seeing the emergence of more refined materials offering enhanced possibilities in a range of industries from automotive to architecture. At the TechTextil trade show in Frankfurt, Germany, in May, a number of these innovations were showcased, reflecting […]

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Schoeller-works, DutchSpirit launch sustainable workwear

October 2nd, 2015

Swiss textiles maker schoeller-works has teamed with DutchSpirit of the Netherlands to introduce Inspire, a 100 percent recyclable workwear line. Inspire textiles consist entirely of polyester fibers with a look and feel similar to cotton, but their manufacture requires less water, land and energy consumption. Additional qualities featured are Schoeller’s 3XDRY® finish, which repels water […]

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FabricLink honors 2015 innovators

April 10th, 2015

FabricLink Network has announced its Top 10 Innovation Award winners, recognized for producing exceptional textile-based materials and technologies that were launched in the past year and are commercially available. The awards, presented by the Tarzana, Calif.-based trade group, honors both companies and researchers in categories such as innovative manufacturing and production technologies, novel insulation solutions […]

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