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Expanding Spandex in India

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Defining Cotton Recycling At the Next Level

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Lenzing Advances Circularity with Progressive Dyeing Approach

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The Raleigh Denim Workshop offering bespoke locally made denim jeans with machinist altering the length to fit while the customer waits. Photo courtesy Marie O’Mahony

Made in America Must Be More About Manufacturing than Marketing Politicians like nothing better than a catchy slogan: “Made in America” and “Buy American” certainly fit those criteria, but are …

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Piñatex® with the reflection of pineapple leaves and, right, fiber being extracted from the leaf. Photo courtesy Ananas Anam

From Fruit to Farmer to Fiber, Benefits of Piñatex® are Far Reaching When you think of a pineapple, what comes to mind is hospitality, luxury, status, and good fortune. Sustainable …

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The International Space Station (ISS)

Wireless Compose-2: A Wireless Communication Network with a Ballistocardiography Smart-Shirt Experiment in the ISS Columbus Module Evaluating the effects of the environment of space on the human cardiovascular system was …

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Matt Kolmes, CEO, VOLT Wearable Tech

Matt Kolmes, CEO of VOLT Wearable Tech (“VOLTech”), a division of VOLT Smart Yarns, recently connected with the International Fiber Journal to discuss the company’s innovative “bio-sensing” shirt that paves …

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The sensoric yarn developed by DITF allows for precision locating within a single yarn giving greater flexibility to how sensor yarns are integrated as it eliminates the need for multiple sensors and a grid format. Photo courtesy of DITF

In the last five years, smart yarn technology has gone from being an enabler of smart materials to being the carrier – and the dispenser – of intelligence in wearables. …

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