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Waxing Ecological
October 14, 2013

Performance Meets Luxury And Style
August 27, 2013

Sweet High Performance From Nature
June 25, 2013

Extreme Insulation
April 16, 2013

High-tenacity Mesh = Breathable Abrasion Resistance
February 19, 2013

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Quality Fabric Of The Month

A Sea Change For Microfibers
Eastman Cyphrex™ microfibers, made using islands-in-the-sea technology and a water-dispersible sea polymer, feature improved fiber uniformity and tunability for wetlaid nonwovens.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
September 16, 2013

Performance Meets Luxury And Style
Komafram's alpaca/TENCEL® base layers offer moisture-management and temperature-regulating properties along with a luxurious feel and styling that can go from rigorous outdoor activity to social gatherings afterward.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
August 27, 2013

FR + Stretch = Flexible Protection
With FlexTex, Mount Vernon Mills has added a stretch woven option to its line of flame-resistant fabrics for utility wear.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
July 23, 2013

Sweet High Performance From Nature
Carnegie's Biobased Xorel® fabrics for the contract interiors market offer inherent high performance from polyethylene that is 60- to 85-percent derived from sugarcane.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
June 25, 2013

Protection + Performance
Swiftwick's Made-in-USA Cut-Resistant Hockey Sock is designed to protect the Achilles tendon while delivering desired comfort and other performance properties.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
May 20, 2013

Extreme Insulation
Aerotherm® aerogel insulation offers nanoporous, flexible aerogels in an encapsulated form that can provide superior insulating performance in outdoor apparel and footwear.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
April 16, 2013

Cool Advantage
Thermo°Cool™ Duoregulation™ staple fiber yarns, offered in the Americas market by FilSpec and its subsidiary Richmond Specialty Yarns, also are available in a recycled-content variety.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
March 18, 2013

High-tenacity Mesh = Breathable Abrasion Resistance
CORDURA®AFT (Air Flow Technology) is now available in knitted mesh constructions targeted mainly to footwear markets, but also to certain apparel and pack applications.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
February 19, 2013

Alpha Performance
Polartec® Alpha® insulation, developed for the military and soon to be adopted for consumer outdoor apparel, offers super-lightweight, breathable, versatile performance.
Janet Bealer Rodie, Managing Editor
January 28, 2013

FR From Nature, Layer By Layer
Intumescent and nanobrick antiflammable layered nanocoatings made using chitosan and other renewable materials provide FR protection for cotton and other textiles and foam.
Janet Rodie, Managing Editor
December 17, 2012