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Meet The Garment-Sewing Robot That Could Disrupt The Textile Industry
The last time a piece of technology significantly overhauled the textile industry, it was 1842 with the invention of the sewing machine. Today, robots can handle parts of the garment-making process—cutting fabric, for instance—but human hands are still needed to feed fabric into sewing machines.
Spinning spider silk is now possible
Spider silk is an attractive material - it is well tolerated when implanted in tissues, it is light-weight but stronger than steel, and it is also biodegradable.
Fashion Tech U.S. Textile Industry Turns to Tech as Gateway to Revival
This latest initiative, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, is intended to create a national network of research and development, design and manufacturing capabilities for the new fabrics. The products of this emerging field are being called “functional fabrics,” “connected fabrics,” “textile devices” and “smart garments.”
5 Tips for Marketing to Conscious Consumers
Conscious consumption is on the rise. People are seeking out ways to make better decisions about what to buy, and do-good brands are becoming household names.
China brings textile jobs to USA
Hongxin Chen, general manager of Labon, said his firm is excited to be launching its first operation in the United States. The move by Labon is a rare counter to the outflow of textile jobs from the South in recent decades.
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