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Jordan Brand Unveils its First Running Shoe Olympic Uniform Checklist: Team USA Freeskiing Uniforms by The North Face Hyperice Launches High Performance Recovery Devices STX Signs with MLL to Be an Official Equipment Partner
 

Jordan Brand Unveils its First Running Shoe

Nike’s Jordan brand recently unveiled its first-ever running shoe. The new shoe, dubbed the Flight Runner, features Nike’s supportive Dynamic Fit technology and Nike Zoom cushioning. The shoe’s construction features a heat-and-pressure fusion process — creating a lightweight bond. The brand says the shoe places an emphasis on heel support and responsive cushioning, offering stability for […]

Olympic Uniform Checklist: Team USA Freeskiing Uniforms by The North Face

United States freeskiing athletes at the Olympics in Sochi are racking up the medals – including a medal sweep in men’s slopestyle skiing. And they are doing so while wearing apparel made by The North Face (thenorthface.com). A different style guide was developed by TNF for the uniforms developed for all three freeskiing disciplines – […]

Hyperice Launches High Performance Recovery Devices

Hyperice (Hyperice.com) announced it has released its ice compression technology for sporting goods, medical and institutional channels. It is the first of what the company says will be many recovery product launches to come. Hyperice is a recovery technology company specializing in portable high performance sports medicine and orthopedic devices that provide preventative treatment, accelerate […]

STX Signs with MLL to Be an Official Equipment Partner

Baltimore-based STX has signed on as an official equipment partner with Major League Lacrosse for the 2014 season. As part of the agreement, STX will equip members of the MLL teams with product, including gloves, pads, handles and heads. “We’re excited to have STX join Major League Lacrosse as an Official Equipment Partner,” said MLL Commissioner David Gross. “Our […]

New Marketing Initiative from Charles River Apparel [video]

Charles River Apparel has released a new company branding video in conjunction with its “Look Good, Feel Good, Charles River Apparel.” advertising campaign. “We wanted to create a lasting visual that captures the essence of our styles and New England heritage,” says Vanessa Keefe, VP of Marketing for Charles River Apparel, the MA-based apparel manufacturer. […]

Quick Takeaways from Above Tree Line @Capsuleshow

28 July 2014

The Above Tree Line section at Capsule is a favorite. There is always something fresh happening, whether it is a new company on the scene or an innovative line from an established player or a creative use of textiles. Last week’s line up of brands under the Above Tree Line banner at the Men’s Capsule […]

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Lenzing Appoints New Management Board Member

27 June 2014

Robert van de Kerkhof  has been named Chief Commercial Officer as a member of Lenzing’s Management Board, and will be based in the corporate headquarters in Austria. In this capacity  van de Kerkhof, a native of the Netherlands, will have management responsibility for marketing and sales. His relevant international management experience is a key reason […]

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Spider Silk Textile Development Breakthrough

18 June 2014

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc., developer of advanced spider silk based fibers, announced today that Warwick Mills has created Monster Silk, the world’s first textile utilizing Kraig’s genetically engineered spider silk. The first Monster Silk textiles are knitted gloves — photos are available at the following link: http://www.kraiglabs.com/spider-silk-textiles/ – and many other textiles are expected to follow as […]

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Pioneering Pocketing Fabric for Function, Comfort & Sustainability

16 June 2014

Cotswold Industries Inc., has developed an innovative pocketing fabric using Lenzing’s Tencel fiber that enhances pocketing and waist banding with softness, strength and sustainability. Cotswold Industries Inc., and sister company Central Textiles Inc. in Central, South Carolina, will be the primary conduit for the processing and weaving of Tencel for the product line. Tencel pocketing […]

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The Running Event in Top 10 of Country’s Fastest Growing Trade Shows

06 June 2014

PRESS RELEASE: The annual running specialty trade show in Austin, known as The Running Event (TRE), has again been named to the top 10 list of the fastest growing trade shows in the country. According to an analysis by Trade Show Executive magazine, TRE won in two out of three categories, winning as the country’s […]

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Colombiamoda 2014 Features Technical Textiles Pavilion

06 June 2014

More than 700 international fashion buyers from at least 35 countries are expected to attend Colombiamoda 2014 in Medellin, Colombia, from July 22 to 24, 2014. Colombiamoda is Latin America’s largest fashion event, consisting of runway shows and business meetings with industry leaders from around the world. The event is a partnership between Inexmoda, Colombia’s […]

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adidas Launches Cooling Garments for World Cup

06 June 2014

Players on adidas sponsored teams at The World Cup will debut the new adiPower pre-cooling vest and sleeves pictured above. Designed to help reduce body temperatures and delay the onset of heat-induced fatigue, the vest and sleeves will be worn as players warm up for matches or during half time intervals.

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Production that is Faster, Leaner & Closer to Home

02 June 2014

A vibrant atmosphere at the recent TechtexilNA trade show heightened the sense of a textile industry in revival mode. Techtextil North America brings together an assortment of industries including technical textiles, nonwovens, textile machinery, sewn products and equipment. The three-in-one event staged at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center last month hosted 363 Techtextil North America […]

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Unifi and Cone Denim Launch Conetouch Jeans Collection

30 May 2014

    Unifi’s Repreve, made from recycled plastic bottles, is featured in a new product from Cone Denim that targets the women’s stretch jeans and men’s comfort-stretch jeans markets. Called Conetouch, the Repreve-based technology allows for enhanced stretch and natural-like comfort. Developed under the direction of Cone’s R&D incubator, Cone 3D, Conetouch fabric introduces soft hand […]

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Speakers & Schedule Set for The Running & Fitness Event For Women

22 May 2014

A full line up of speakers including a women’s marketing expert, the former president of McDonald’s and one of the top bloggers in the fashion space will all be speaking at The Running & Fitness Event For Women, which will take place at Navy Pier in Chicago June 30-July 2, 2014. The Running & Fitness […]

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