Product Developments and Innovations

Date: October 4, 2012
Pages: 24
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Publisher: Textiles Intelligence Ltd
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Product Developments and Innovations
This report includes new information on the latest developments in: cosmetotextiles; e-commerce technology; environmentally friendly apparel, fibres, and finishing treatments; fabrics for performance apparel; fabrics for workwear; fibres for apparel; new materials; product life cycle management (PLM) systems; safety wear for cyclists; sports apparel; and 3D body scanners. Innovative companies featured in the report include: Bioalloy, Clariant International, Columbia Sportswear, Darlington Fabrics, Dassault Systemes, Eurojersey, General Electric (GE), Hohenstein Institute, Hovding, Jensen Cycling, Li & Co, Marks and Spencer (M&S), Nilit, RadiciGroup, Ritex, Teijin Fibers, Tesco, Under Armour, and Wrangler.
SUMMARY

COSMETOTEXTILES

Eurojersey has launched a new range of cosmetotextile fabrics
Wrangler has developed jeans which moisturise a wearer’s skin and help to reduce cellulite

E-COMMERCE TECHNOLOGY

Tesco is using Aurasma technology to enable customers to purchase its F&F clothing collection using smartphones and other mobile devices

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY APPAREL

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has developed a new suit which is made from sustainable materials

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY FIBRES

RadiciGroup and Ritex have developed a new environmentally friendly lace fabric made from CornLeaf

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY FINISHING TREATMENTS FOR APPAREL

Clariant International has launched a new fluorine-free finishing treatment which provides water repellency

FABRICS FOR PERFORMANCE APPAREL

Darlington Fabrics has developed a new fabric called Fasten-Air
GE (General Electric) has developed a new material called eVent DVL waterproof fabric
Teijin Fibers has developed a new polyester fabric with enhanced moisture absorption properties and quick drying capabilities

FABRICS FOR WORKWEAR

Teijin Fibers has developed a new polyester fabric for uniforms

FIBRES FOR APPAREL

Nilit has developed a new yarn called Nilit Breeze which has “cool touch”properties

NEW MATERIALS

Bioalloy has developed garments using a material which is made from fermented wine

PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT (PLM) SYSTEMS

Dassault Systemes is developing a new product life cycle management (PLM) software programme called FashionLab
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SAFETY WEAR FOR CYCLISTS

Hovding has developed a new inflatable helmet for cyclists
Li & Co has launched a new electronic high visibility cycle jacket called Visijax

SPORTS APPAREL

Columbia Sportswear has developed garments which feature its new Omni-Freeze Zero technolocy
Jensen Cycling has launched a new range of cycling jerseys which incorporate fabric made from Thermo°Cool fibres
Under Armour has developed a new sportswear collection made from textiles finished using coldblack technology

THREE-DIMENSIONAL (3D) BODY SCANNING TECHNOLOGY

The Hohenstein Institute has launched a new portable hand-held three-dimensional (3D) scanner

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: The sustainable suit
Figure 2: Image depicting the three-layer structure of Teijin Fibers’ new polyester fabric
Figure 3: A garment made from Micro‘be’ material
Figure 4: Example of garment development in FashionLab
Figure 5: Pink leather jacket design in 3D By Julien Fournie
Figure 6: Hovding inflatable bicycle helmet before the airbag is inflated
Figure 7: Hovding inflatable bicycle helmet when the airbag has been inflated
Figure 8: Visijax jacket
Figure 9: A men’s short sleeve T-shirt which incorporates Omni-Freeze Zero technology
Figure 10: Hand-held 3D portable scanner
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