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Value Chain Stage: Research & Development

This value-adding function includes companies, organizations, institutions, etc. that engage in research and/or new product development. This includes both activities related to improving the physical product or process as well as market and consumer research.
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Sustainability

  • Textiles: The Sustainability Revolution
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  • Clear Path Recycling Completes First Phase of PET Recycling Facility
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  • NAT, Hanesbrands, USDA Team to Conduct Flax Growing Trials
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  • Recycling to Reclaim Profits
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  • Sustainable Dyeing and Finishing
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  • ICL-Industrial Products Launches TexFRon Sustainable FR Dispersions for Textiles
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  • Hunter Douglas Contract Introduces GreenScreen Revive, a New Window Covering Fabric Made with REPREVE, A Fiber Made From 100% Recycled Materials
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  • Clothes Makers Join to Set 'Green Score'
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  • Cintas Introduces Innovative, Eco-Friendly Scrub Apparel Line
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  • Textile Recycling
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  • Naturally Advanced Technologies of Portland seals deal with Hanesbrand
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  • From Waste to Worth
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  • Genencor Adds Sustainable Textile Enzymes to Portfolio
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  • Ecotextile News
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  • Video - Ray Anderson on the business logic of sustainability
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  • Video - The business case for sustainability
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  • Video - Clever little bag by PUMA and FuseProject
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  • Video - The story of LIFE (Low Impact For the Environment)
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  • NC Sustainable Energy Association
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  • NC Project Green
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  • Eco-friendly absorbent pads provide safer, cleaner workplace
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  • Eco Textile Labels
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Events

There are no events related to Research & Development at this time. Please email us the event name and web address of any that you think should be added here.

Publications

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Textile Engineering Division. Newsletter
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  • Clothing & Textiles Research Journal
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  • Fabric Trends
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  • Journal of Engineered Fabrics and Fibers
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  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists. Technical Manual (Year)
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  • Supply Chain Insights: Athletic Socks — A Cotton Opportunity
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  • North Carolina Economic Overview
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Research

  • New High Speed, Eco-Friendly RF Web Drying System for Patterned Water-Based Glue and Coatings
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  • North Carolina and the Global Economy
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  • State of the Union of the Textile Industry in North Carolina Part I
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  • N.C. Textile Company Location Maps
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  • Descriptive Analysis of the NC Textile Complex: NC Department of Commerce Study
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  • Release of N.C. Textile Connect
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  • NC Performance Textile Markets
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  • South Carolina's Textile and Apparel Industries: An Analysis of Trends in Traditional and Emerging Sectors
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  • The Contribution of the Textile and Apparel Cluster to the South Carolina Economy
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  • Military/Government Textiles Conference Resources
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  • TexEd eLearning Opportunities
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  • U.S. Military Contract Opportunities & Resources
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  • Improving Global Competitiveness of the Textile Industry Cluster in South Carolina
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  • Apparel Product Development Considerations for US Hispanic Women
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  • Durable Flame Retardant and Antimicrobial Nano-Finishing
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  • Logistical Model for Closed Loop Recycling of Textile Materials
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  • Yarn Specifications and Performance Metrics for Short Staple Yarn Manufacturers
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  • Consumer Perceptions of Levi's Eco-labels
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  • Plasma Surface Modification of Polyaramid Fibers for Protective Clothing
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  • Building Frameworks for Competitiveness and Innovation: Identification of Strategies and Tactics to Aid the Performance Textile Industry
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  • North Carolina's Textile and Apparel Industry: Recent Survey Results
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