20th Jan 2020
NexTex Innovations will unveil TurboDry technology for high-performance fabrics at the Outdoor Retailer Show during January 29-31. The technology is based on the principals of biomimicry - design inspired by nature. It transports moisture in one direction, away from the wearer’s skin to its exterior. The process keeps wearers dry and is more durable.
9th Jan 2020
Engineers at the University of Missouri have developed an on-skin device which provides "personal air conditioning" to human body without using electricity. Called "wearable air conditioning," the device has several human health care applications such as the ability to monitor blood pressure, electrical activity of the heart and the level of skin...
18th Dec 2019
Schoeller's electrostatic-spun membrane technology aerobrane has been used in its brand partner Outlier's Experiment 200 - Ecstasy in the Rain jacket. Schoeller's aerobrane membrane offers optimum protection against wind and weather, along with exceptional breathability. It is made up of an ultra-fine, hydrophilic polyurethane fibre composite.
17th Dec 2019
Myant, leader in textile computing, and Osmotex, Swiss pioneer of electronically controlled moisture management technology, have decided to work together for commercialisation of Osmotex's Hydro_Bot active membrane technology across various textile-based applications. This opens up new possibilities in sweat/moisture management and thermal regulation.
12th Dec 2019
Royal DSM, a science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has come up with new sustainability targets for Dyneema, the world's strongest fibre. These targets include introduction of bio-based feedstock and recycling of end products made with Dyneema. This is aimed at establishing a more transparent and circular value chain for...
5th Dec 2019
Tempur-Pedic's Tempur-Luxebreeze has been selected for the 2019 Popular Science's Best of What's New Award in the personal health category. The Tempur-Luxebreeze mattress make the temperature up to eight degrees cooler. Earlier this year, Tempur-Pedic introduced the full Tempur-breeze mattress, uniquely engineered to deliver all-night cooling and...
25th Nov 2019
Wave Company, a sports garment technology company based in South Korea, has produced EMS (Electronic Muscle Stimulation) suit - WaveWear - the first performance wear which uses genuine kinesiology taping. It reduces muscle fatigue and can be used for various purposes such as pain-reducing, posture correcting, performance-enhancing, and injury...
21st Nov 2019
Mountain Hardwear, which makes equipment for climbers, mountaineers, and outdoor athletes, has unveiled a new ski collection, extending its partnership with Gore-Tex. The collection, which uses Gore-Tex C-Knit and Windstopper technologies and both 2L and 3L shell fabrics, has been created using feedback from locals at different mountain towns.
14th Nov 2019
Technical textiles specialist Arville has taken over Delta Filter Services, towards its goal to position itself as 'best-in-class' specialist in the design, weaving, finishing, coating and fabrication of technical textiles. Delta's business, equipment, order book and customers have become part of Arville's existing fabrication business unit in...