Business & Technology of Digitalization at Multi-Stream Textile & Apparel Event

           A new three-day multi-stream conference for business and technology leaders will explore the advance of digitalization in the textile and apparel industries and its implications for business strategy. Innovate Textile & Apparel, to be held in Amsterdam from November 6th to 8th, 2018, will also introduce product developers to the latest smart materials, and will host the 4th edition of the Future Textile Awards, recognizing innovation in everything from novel fiber to smart manufacturing technology. Organized by World Textile Information Network (WTiN), Innovate Textile & Apparel expands on last year’s successful Textile 4.0 Conference, which remains a key element in the event, now complemented by: Textile Business Futures, a

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Iluna Group With Roica by Asahi Kasei

           In line with the powerful global trend towards smarter fashion solutions, a new initiative titled “Nature Moves Us” is being presented by Interfilière, a platform dedicated to defining the importance of more sustainable materials and smart, responsible manufacturing, while reducing waste, pollutants and focusing on recycling as a smarter way forward for the intimate wear, beach and hosiery sectors. Iluna has been invited to be a part of this and to showcase its best fabric and fashion smart innovations using Roica Eco-Smart family, a world’s first range of responsible made premium stretch yarns, demonstrating, once more, how the two leading innovators continue their close partnership to present the most

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Dow Launches Product Enabling Brighter Colors on Natural Textiles While Reducing Water & Dye Use

The Dow Chemical Company launched Ecofast Pure Sustainable Textile Treatment at the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) International Conference in early March. This breakthrough technology enables unique, brighter colors on natural textiles, and significantly improves resource efficiency during the dyeing process. Dow’s patented technology allows for the uptake of reactive, direct and acid dyes on natural fibers and fabrics, used in products from apparel to home goods. Most notably, acid dyes are used to achieve colors such as fluorescents, which, until now, were unavailable on cotton, the most preferred clothing material by consumers. Ecofast Pure also improves color fastness to provide brand owners peace of mind that

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