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Carbon Fiber T-Shirt: Vollebak Unveils Top to ‘Save Your Skin’

Vollebak already launched apparel embedded with high-tech materials like ceramic and graphene. Now, it releases a T-shirt laced with material ‘normally reserved for use in missiles, jet engines, and the world’s fastest cars.’ At this point, anything Vollebak does shouldn’t surprise us. The London-based adventure apparel brand has made work shirts pre-stained with fake blood, a solar-charged glow-in-the-dark…

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‘Garment Costing – how technology can support the complexities of costing in today’s apparel supply chain’

Buyers, merchandisers, designers and clothing technologists will appreciate an in-depth analysis of the complex cost factors that impact today’s global supply chains, from fibre to fashion.  The garment manufacturing mix of labour, materials, overhead costs and logistics is often challenging to appreciate, so industry experts have collaborated on the recently published ASBCI technical handbook; ‘Garment…

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Klopman to unveil new fabrics at Techtextil 2019

Sustainability and quality are the keywords characterising the range being featured by Klopman, a leading European company in workwear fabrics, at TECHTEXTIL 2019 that opens today in Frankfurt. To further emphasise its vocation as a sustainable company and to promote a virtuous attitude among its customers, Klopman will give its visitors flower seeds as part…

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TouchPoint and Spinnova to create the most sustainable workwear in the world

Finnish workwear sustainability trailblazer TouchPoint Oy and Spinnova Oy, who develops the world’s most sustainable textile fibre are pleased to announce a product development collaboration. The objective is creating the world’s most sustainable workwear. Work clothes are textiles made for heavy-duty, the circularity and reuse of which Touchpoint has developed for quite a few years.…

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Lectra reveals Versalis during its annual automotive event

Lectra unveiled a major evolution of Versalis digital leather cutting solution designed to support automotive suppliers during its fifth annual automotive event.  Hosted at Lectra’s International Advanced Technology & Conference Center (IATC) in Bordeaux-Cestas, France, Lectra welcomed 60 guests, from more than 15 different countries, representing the automotive seating, airbag and interiors value chains. During…

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Fabrics matter to Ultrafabrics

Ultrafabrics, the Japanese-American performance fabric manufacturer, will present a programme that focuses on colour, comfort and Japanese-inspired design trends during Clerkenwell Design Week, 21-23 May 2019. The brand of innovative fabrics, which supplies high-performance, animal-free materials to luxury brands in the automotive, aviation, hospitality and furniture industries, will take visitors to its showroom on a…