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Supply-chain-wide innovation in Atlanta

Connie Huffa 3D textile engineer at Fabdesigns reports from the recent Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas.

24th May 2022

Knitting Industry
 |  Atlanta. GA, USA

Technical Textiles

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas, held in Atlanta, Georgia, from May 17-19, lived up to their promise of assembling all vertical aspects of the technical textile industry – from recycling machinery and fibre making options, to yarn constructions, fabrication and finishing options.

Techtextil NA 2022 made very advanced technology exciting and accessible to those just getting into the industry as well as many seasoned professionals. The entire show reflected precisely what makers and end consumers alike need in this very competitive industry – sustainability, efficiency, and transparency of end-to-end processes.

Are we really now able to close the loop?

North American companies as well as businesses from many other regions demonstrated products running the gamut from machinery that chops up plastic waste and pelletizes, to fibre companies, yarn spinners, fabric suppliers and an entire microfactory working to build 12,400 units in 6 .5 hours with four people.

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