Recent Articles by FabricLink's
The following articles are provided by our Network Partners, including Textile Intelligence, Knitting International, Future Materials, Industrial Fabrics Association International & the ECOTEXTILE News. Additonal articles have been provided by Geartrends and KnitAmericas. The articles highlight recent trade shows; fabric, apparel and technology trends; and, cover textile industry issues and overviews.
Synthetic Yarn & Fiber Association Conference
Charlotte, NC, April 18 - 19, 2013
The "Textiles Get Smart" Conference, sponsored by the Synthetic Yarn & Fiber Association (SYFA) was held in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 18 - 19. The conference included review of the current state of the business and the opportunity to network with industry leaders and innovators and learn about new trends and technologies involving recent fiber and yarns developments, including a look at 3D printed printed clothing, being called the future of apparel production.
The FabricLink Network (FLN) focuses on some of the most interesting "smart" trends and technologies highlighted at the conference, and their potential impact on supply chain management going forward.
Smart Fabrics Conference, Miami April 17 - 19, 2012
The Smart Fabrics 2012 Conference, organized by Smithers Apex (formerly known as IntertechPira), now in its eighth year, is the only event of its kind that gathers attendees from around the globe from the fashion, technology, electronics, research, academia, textile, and diverse applications communitiies. The Conference, held in Miami, Florida, on April 17-19, 2012, focused on the evolution of smart fabrics, where this industry stands today, and the projected next steps for wearable technology implementation.
Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, Atlanta April 24-26, 2012
Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, dual tradeshows held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on April 24-26, 2012, drew 479 exhibitors and over 6,800 attendees. Texprocess Americas was also co-produced by SPESA (Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas).
The two events included concurrent symposiums presented by leading industry professionals, touting the newest textile innovations from textile producers and suppliers, and addressing current issues facing todayâ€™s sewn products and equipment industry.
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