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Product Developments and Innovations in Textiles and Apparel, 2020

  • ID: 5212464
  • Report
  • November 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 26 Pages
  • Textiles Intelligence Ltd.

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Cifra
  • Diesel
  • Gerber Technology
  • Kornit Digital
  • Polygiene

This report analyses some of the latest developments and innovations in the global textile and apparel industry, including those relating to antiviral textiles and treatments, artificial intelligence (AI), athleisure apparel, colour management, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), cycling apparel, denim, digital printing, finishing treatments, insulation, performance fabrics, personal protective equipment (PPE), protective accessories, and sanitisation technology.

The report includes news from the following innovative brands, companies and other organisations: American Eagle Outfitters, Archroma, Argar, Ascend Performance Materials (Ascend), Cifra, Craft Sportswear, Devan, Diesel, First Graphene, Garmon, Gerber Technology, HeiQ, Jeanologia, Kornit Digital, Murata Manufacturing (Murata), Pantone, Polygiene, planarTECH, Püre, Royal DSM (DSM), Sanitized, Soorty, Team Sunweb, Teijin Frontier, and Thermore.

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Cifra
  • Diesel
  • Gerber Technology
  • Kornit Digital
  • Polygiene

SUMMARY

ANTIVIRAL TEXTILES AND TREATMENTS

  • Argar has developed a range of antiviral fabrics for use in the manufacture of face masks and a number of other products
  • Diesel has been granted exclusive rights to the combined use of Polygiene’s ViralOff antiviral treatment and Odor Crunch anti-odour technology for its spring/summer 2021 season denim products
  • ViralOff
  • Odor Crunch
  • Garmon has developed a range of protective finishes called Safe Wear
  • HeiQ has developed a new antiviral and antibacterial textile finishing treatment called HeiQ
  • Viroblock NPJ03
  • Polygiene has developed an antiviral treatment which is being used in the manufacture of face masks and consumer products
  • Two of Sanitized’s treatments have been verified as being effective against viruses when applied to polyester textiles

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)

  • Gerber Technology has collaborated with 3DLOOK in the development of an online platform which enables consumers to try on clothes virtually

ATHLEISURE APPAREL

  • American Eagle Outfitters has launched a new brand called OFFL/NE by Aerie which specialises in athleisure apparel

COLOUR MANAGEMENT

  • Pantone has introduced 351 new colours to its Fashion, Home + Interiors (FHI) colour system

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN AND COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING (CAD/CAM)

  • Pantone has launched a digital platform which will support designers in transitioning to remote digital working

CYCLING APPAREL

  • Royal DSM has collaborated with Craft Sportswear and Team Sunweb in the development of a protective cycling jersey

DENIM

  • Archroma and Soorty have collaborated in the development of an advanced denim collection

DIGITAL PRINTING

  • Kornit Digital has developed a fabric softener for use in digital printing processes

FINISHING TREATMENTS

  • Devan has further expanded its R-Vital range of performance textile finishes

INSULATION

  • Thermore has expanded its Ecodown Fibers range of insulation products

PERFORMANCE FABRICS

  • Ascend Performance Materials (Ascend) has developed a range of antimicrobial yarns and knitted, woven and nonwoven fabrics called Acteev Protect
  • Murata Manufacturing (Murata) and Teijin Frontier have collaborated in the development of a piezoelectric fabric which has antimicrobial properties
  • Teijin Frontier has developed a performance fabric for outdoor apparel with construction which helps to wick moisture and promote heat insulation

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

  • First Graphene and planarTECH will collaborate in the development of personal protective equipment (PPE) products treated with graphene

PROTECTIVE ACCESSORIES

  • Cifra has developed knitted face masks which help to provide protection from COVID-19

SANITISATION TECHNOLOGY

  • Jeanologia has developed sanitisation technology for textiles and footwear
  • Püre has developed a sanitisation technology called PüreCouture for apparel and textiles

List of Figures
Figure 1: Maloja face mask treated with ViralOff
Figure 2: OFFL/NE by Aerie branded athleisure apparel
Figure 3: Colours from Pantone’s Fashion, Home + Interiors (FHI) colour system
Figure 4: Protective cycling jersey for Team Sunweb incorporating Dyneema
Figure 5: A SmartCare+ branded face mask
Figure 6: Products made from Pieclex fabric
Figure 7: Diagram of the structure of Teijin Frontier’s new fabric
Figure 8: Photograph of the structure of Teijin Frontier’s new fabric
Figure 9: 2AM face mask

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  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Archroma
  • Argar
  • Ascend Performance Materials (Ascend)
  • Cifra
  • Craft Sportswear
  • Devan
  • Diesel
  • First Graphene
  • Garmon
  • Gerber Technology
  • HeiQ
  • Jeanologia
  • Kornit Digital
  • Murata Manufacturing (Murata)
  • Pantone
  • Polygiene
  • planarTECH
  • Püre
  • Royal DSM (DSM)
  • Sanitized
  • Soorty
  • Team Sunweb
  • Teijin Frontier
  • Thermore
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
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