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Global Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations, 2nd Quarter 2012 - Product Image

Global Apparel Markets: Product Developments and Innovations, 2nd Quarter 2012

  • ID: 2226136
  • August 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 15 Pages
  • Textiles Intelligence

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Autonomy Corporation
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Marks & Spencer (M&S)
  • Ploughboy Organics
  • Refinity
  • Tesco
  • MORE

This report analyses some of the latest apparel industry developments and innovations, including cosmetotextiles, e-commerce technology, environmentally friendly fibres and apparel, fibres and dyes for apparel, finishing treatments, new materials, product life cycle management (PLM) systems, textile printing, and three-dimensional (3D) body scanning technology. The report includes news from the following innovative companies and organisations: Autonomy Corporation, Bioalloy, Dassault Systèmes, the Hohenstein Institute, Julien Fournié, Marks & Spencer (M&S), Nilit, Ploughboy Organics, RadiciGroup, Refinity, Ritex, Tesco, Texas A&M University, and Wrangler.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Autonomy Corporation
  • Dassault Systèmes
  • Marks & Spencer (M&S)
  • Ploughboy Organics
  • Refinity
  • Tesco
  • MORE

SUMMARY
COSMETOTEXTILES
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
FIBRES AND DYES FOR APPAREL
Ploughboy Organics has developed a new technology which can convert tobacco plants into dyes and fibres
FIBRES FOR APPAREL
Nilit has developed a new yarn called Nilit Breeze which has “cool touch” properties
FINISHING TREATMENTS
Researchers at Texas A&M University have developed two new flame resistant (FR) polymer coatings for cotton fabric and polyurethane foam
NEW MATERIALS
Bioalloy has developed garments using a material which is made from fermented wine
PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT (PLM) SYSTEMS
Dassault Systèmes is a new product life cycle management (PLM) software programme called FashionLab
TEXTILE PRINTING
Refinity has developed a removable ink for fabrics
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: A garment made from Micro‘be’ material
Figure 3: Example of garment development in FashionLab
Figure 4: Pink leather jacket design in 3D by Julien Fournié
Figure 5: Image showing different stage of removable process of ink
Figure 6: Dress with a removable ink design
Figure 7: Hand-held 3D portable scanner

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- Autonomy Corporation
- Bioalloy
- Dassault Systèmes
- the Hohenstein Institute
- Julien Fournié
- Marks & Spencer (M&S)
- Nilit
- Ploughboy Organics
- RadiciGroup
- Refinity
- Ritex
- Tesco
- Texas A&M University
- Wrangler

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

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