YKK Begins Manufacturing Eco-Friendly Zippers in the USA

YKK, which has saved millions of plastic bottles from landfills in the past five years with its materially recycled NATULON® zipper, announces that it will begin production of NATULON® in Macon, Georgia, further reducing the environmental impact from sourcing the products overseas and reducing lead time. NATULON® zippers are resource-conserving, recycling-oriented products made from PET…

Fruit of the Loom: Workwear

Fruit of the Loom offers an extensive assortment of clothing for various fields of work. With garments to suit every purpose, from the hospitality industry to uniforms, company attire, leisurewear and clothing for tradespeople. Fruit of the Loom can accommodate anyone in any field of work with a generous selection of sizes and fits, from…

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Russell Europe: What’s New 2019/20

Insulated Jackets For the 2019/20 Autumn/Winter season Russell offers new fluorine and PFC-free jackets for men and women made with eco-efficient Dupont™ Sorona® wadding. The color palette ranges from black, French navy and iron-grey to the new tone dark olive. All products feature unique functions that guarantee reliability and confidence – the perfect basis for…

How to turn every piece of clothing into an e-textile

By embedding ultrathin, flexible and (ideally transparent) sensors, actuators, electronics and nanogenerators into textiles it becomes possible to develop a new generation of self-powered e-textiles where the electronic components are all but invisible. The resulting smart garments, smart medical attachments, data gloves and other human-machine interfaces will herald a new era of wearable electronics. However,…