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Technical Textile Growth Set to Soar

October 20th, 2017

Technical Textile Growth Set to Soar—But Can We Sustain the Eco Impact? Fibers are in high demand and doing more than they have ever done before. They provide functionality to garments while circulating in a closed loop cycle, being made from old to new again. The Global Fiber demand is projected to see a growth […]

Join Us For Techtextil in 2018

October 6th, 2017

Frankl & Thomas To Participate in Techtextil North America Join us for the fifteenth edition of North America’s only dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens. Frankl & Thomas, Inc. will be participating in the 2018 edition of Techtextil North America. This exciting show will take place May 22nd-24th in Atlanta, at the Georgia World […]

Scientists Gain More Textile Potential from Silkworms

September 22nd, 2017

Scientists Gain More Textile Potential from Silkworms Researchers from the University of Sheffield have discovered that silkworms along with spiders spin silk by pulling, instead of pushing it out of their bodies. The researchers believe this technique could be adapted to the textile sector to manufacture a range of synthetic fibres in a more sustainable […]

Insulation Manufacturer Increases use of Recycled Polyester

September 8th, 2017

Insulation Manufacturer Increases use of Recycled Polyester PrimaLoft, an outdoor clothing insulation manufacturer has decided to increase their use of recycled polyester. This will tie in with their five-year process in which their ultimate goal is to have 90 percent of their apparel insulation range made of a minimum 50 percent post-consumer recycled polyester. Their […]

Intertextile Shanghai – Over 4500 Exhibitors Expected

August 25th, 2017

Intertextile Shanghai – Over 4500 Exhibitors Expected In October more than 4,500 exhibitors from around the world are expected to attend the Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Show. This show is China’s international trade fair for apparel fabrics and accessories and is the industry’s leading trade fair for the autumn/winter season. *Pictured Above – Japan Pavilion […]