Polypropylene's Comeback Tour

Walzer, Emily
October 2004
SGB;Oct2004, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p76
Trade Publication
Focuses on changes made to the polypropylene fabric as a result of investments in research and marketing in the U.S., as of October 2004. Background on the unappealing characteristics of the fabric as material for socks and activewear prior to the changes, including odor-retentiveness and heat-sensitivity; Information on the reengineering of the fabric in terms of color and texture; Expectations of the American Fibers and Yarns Co. regarding the use of the fabric in sweaters.


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