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Offer of the Month
Purchase an annual subscription to Performance Apparel UPDATE during February 2018 and receive 12 issues for the price of 9, plus a free research report* about trends and developments in performance textiles

*Free 19-page research report: Fast track: trends and developments in performance textiles at TITAS 2017. The Taiwanese textile industry is well known for its innovative approach to the development of new performance textiles and, every year, the industry's latest developments are presented at the Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show (TITAS). Textiles Intelligence visited the 2017 edition of TITAS and interviewed exhibitors and industry experts to identify the latest trends. There was a focus on environmental sustainability, functional fabrics—including moisture wicking fabrics, anti-odour fabrics and insulating fabrics—and wearable technologies.
Performance Apparel UPDATE is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest product developments and innovations in the performance apparel sector. In addition, we provide a business update ?? so you are kept informed about the key players and their activities, and are able to plan your company's strategy with confidence.
During February 2018 we are offering 12 issues for the price of 9 issues of Performance Apparel UPDATE, plus a free (electronic) copy of Fast track: trends and developments in performance textiles at TITAS 2017.
Some of the topics covered in recent issues of Performance Apparel UPDATE include:

  • Knitting machinery - Santoni has developed a new version of its Santoni Mec-Mor knitting machine for use in the manufacture of footwear
  • Patents - Directa Plus has been granted a US patent for a flame retardant "composition" incorporating graphene which can be used for the treatment of textiles
  • Performance treatments for textiles - Sanitized has developed a new odour control treatment called Sanitized Odoractiv 10
  • Sports apparel - Nike has developed a new sports bra which can adapt the level of support it provides
  • Acquisitions, divestments and mergers - Boardriders will acquire Billabong International Limited; and Sympatex Technologies has been acquired by the owners of Otto Group
  • Financial results - Unifi
  • Joint ventures, cooperation, licensing and distribution - Aquafil and Genomatica have entered into an agreement to develop environmentally sustainable caprolactam for use in the manufacture of nylon

This special offer is valid until the end of February 2018, and enables you to purchase a single user licence for the next 12 issues at the following prices::

  • US$247.50 (if you are in the Americas or Asia Pacific);
  • Euro213.75 (if you are in Europe, the Middle East or Africa); or
  • £183.75 + VAT (if you are in the UK).

But please note: to take advantage of this offer, we need to receive your order instructions and payment no later than February 28, 2018..

To order, please telephone our credit card hotline now on
+44 (0)1625 536136

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request an order form by email.

Please state voucher code MSO1802 when contacting us.