WOVNS: How Artificial Intelligence is reshaping Design
Apparel



Fashion & interior designers have been limited by 3 major factors in fabric: lead times, minimum order quantities, and pre-design by the factory. Run by sister duo Dena Molnar and Chelsea Molnar, WOVNS is a jacquard textile program that lets interior designers create their own jacquard textiles, choose their own colors, order as little as one yard at a time and get it in a week.

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Soon farms might grow smart materials.
Technology And Innovation



Most smart textiles rely on coated fibres with chemicals which eventually wear off and lose functionality. Researchers have developed a way to grow chemically modified cellulose fibres with fluorescent and magnetic properties using the natural machinery of the cotton plant and without genetic modification. This can pave the way for farms that grow smart materials.

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Turkey claims 10 percent of German textile market
Textile



Association of Aegean Exporters (EİB) recently claimed that 10 out of every 100 Germans wear clothes and apparel made in Turkey. 60,000 plus garment & textile companies employ more than a million people. The largest producer of Carpets is also the largest thread, home textile & fabric producer in Europe. It is the world's 3rd largest supplier of socks & ranked 6th in woven fabric.

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Bedding producer Himatsingka building towel mill
Textile



The proposed towel plant is planned at capacities between 25,000-30,000 tons per year of terry. Work will begin in the next few months and is slated to be complete in roughly one year.The company recently completed the expansion of its sheeting capacity, a core competency on the manufacturing side. The buildout more than doubles capacity to 61 million meters per year.

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Challenging life of indian labourers with rays of hope
Fashion



Around 45 million workers are employed in the garment and textile industry in India. Majority among them are women, who spend around eight hours a day, six days a week inside one of the garment factories, constantly breaking their necks and backs over a sewing machine. Fashionunited covers the story on the tough life of textile workers of India

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