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Product developments and innovations in textiles and apparel, August 2017

Product developments and innovations in textiles and apparel, August 2017

This report analyses some of the latest developments and innovations in the global textile and apparel industry, including those relating to apparel, coloration technologies, fabrics, finishes, leather, reflective materials, sleeping bags, yarns, and wearable technology. The report includes news from the following innovative brands, companies and other organisations: 3M, Bemis, Coloreel, Cordura, Cotton Incorporated, Deewear, ECCO Leather, John Lewis, HeiQ, Mission, Mount Vernon FR, Noble Biomaterials, Patagonia, Polygiene, PPSS Group, PurThread Technologies, Uniqlo and Wrangler.


  • SUMMARY
    • APPAREL
      • DEEWEAR: SPORTS APPAREL INCORPORATING FABRICS TREATED WITH DIRECTA PLUS'S G+TECHNOLOGY
      • JOHN LEWIS: AND/OR BRAND WITH A FOCUS ON DENIM
      • MISSION: VAPORACTIVE WOMEN'S SPORTS APPAREL
      • PPSS GROUP: CUT AND SLASH RESISTANT APPAREL
      • UNIQLO AND JW ANDERSON: APPAREL COLLECTION INSPIRED BY BRITISH HERITAGE FOR MEN AND WOMEN
      • WRANGLER AND MOUNT VERNON FR: FLAME RESISTANT JEANS WHICH HELP THE WEARER TO MAINTAIN A COMFORTABLE BODY TEMPERA
    • COLORATION TECHNOLOGIES
      • COLOREEL: EMBROLINE-MACHINERY UNIT FOR APPLYING COLOUR TO SEWING THREAD DURING THE EMBROIDERY PROCESS
    • FABRICS
      • CORDURA AND CARRINGTON: FLAME RETARDANT FABRIC
      • MOUNT VERNON FR: EXPANDED RANGE OF FLEXTEX STRETCHABLE FABRICS
      • PURTHREAD TECHNOLOGIES AND COTTON INCORPORATED: ANTIMICROBIAL COTTON BLEND FABRICS
    • FINISHES
      • HEIQ: HEIQ FRESH NKU ODOUR CONTROL FINISH
    • LEATHER
      • ECCO LEATHER: TRANSPARENT COW SKIN LEATHER
    • REFLECTIVE MATERIALS
      • 3M: C790 CARBON BLACK STRETCH TRANSFER FILM REFLECTIVE MATERIAL FOR SPORTSWEAR
    • SLEEPING BAGS
      • PATAGONIA: 850 DOWN SLEEPING BAG
    • YARNS
      • POLYGIENE AND SINTERAMA: ODOUR RESISTANT YARN
    • WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY
      • BEMIS AND NOBLE BIOMATERIALS: "KIT" FOR THE CREATION OF GARMENTS WHICH ARE SEAMLESS AND CONDUCTIVE

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