On the Fast Track

Walzer, Emily
December 2006
SGB;Dec2006, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses innovative technologies related to performance textiles. The two biggest trends in this area come from opposite ends of the spectrum, the development of nanotechnology in relation to textiles and the reemergence of eco-products. Other trends that are discussed include climate regulation technology, advanced antimicrobial products, and aromatherapy.


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