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Performancewear is on the leading edge of apparel innovation. Patagonia's Capilene® 4 baselayer features Repreve® recycled polyester from Unifi Inc. and Polartec® Power Dry® High Efficiency™ technology. Photograph courtesy of Gabe Rogel.
U.S Textiles In Transition
The U.S. textile industry faces many new challenges, but the next decade should also present opportunities to the industry.
Texworld USA: Sourcing Showcase
Biannual expo connects textile suppliers and buyers, offering one single sourcing destination for the North American marketplace.
Woven Rope Technology Offers New Opportunities
Seilerei Herzog has had success making woven ropes using Jakob Müller's MultiSphere weaving technology.
From The Editor
Business & Financial
Quality Fabric Of The Month
CRAiLAR® Flax, processed using a proprietary enzyme treatment, feels like cotton and can be blended with cotton for various apparel uses.
Nonwovens / Technical Textiles
Technical textiles applications - have they come full-circle?
Dyeing Printing & Finishing
Knitting / Apparel
U.S. Apparel: On Target, On Budget
The U.S. apparel supply chain offers shortened delivery times and ensured quality in addition to the flexibility to handle smaller, customized product volumes.
From Farm To Fashion
The ups and downs of wool and cotton