PCG to develop new Joint Force prototype fabric 

March 27, 2023  |  In the Industry

When the Joint Force conducts missions in a chemically or biologically contaminated operational environment, they wear protective garments, but these garments burden warfighters by increasing heat retention and restricting movement. 
New spacesuit is built for moonwalking

March 27, 2023  |  In the Industry

As NASA selected Axiom Space to deliver a moonwalking system for the Artemis III mission, the company participated in activities when the first prototype was revealed March 15 during an event at Space Center Houston in Texas. The mission will land Americans on the surface of the moon for the first t…
Hohenstein expands services with new laboratory acquisition

March 13, 2023  |  In the Industry

Boennigheim, Germany–based testing services provider Hohenstein has acquired the DAkkS accredited QAT Services Ltd. laboratory in Hong Kong. With this acquisition, Hohenstein is integrating the hardgoods knowledge of QATS employees into its portfolio. As a result, Hohenstein will provide full-serv…
NASA seeks inquiries and ideas with its new Launchpad

February 27, 2023  |  In the Industry

NASA is now seeking procurement ideas and solutions to encourage innovation from diverse perspectives, improve reach, reduce barriers and ultimately meet and exceed agency goals. The NASA Acquisition Innovation Launchpad (NAIL), managed by the agency’s Office of Procurement, is now online, and sub…
Smart Fabric Summit set for April 11-12

February 13, 2023  |  In the Industry

The 2023 Smart Fabrics Summit will take place April 11-12, once again at North Carolina State University (NC State) in Raleigh, N.C. This one-and-a-half day event offers engaging education, organization displays, a look at NC State’s NEW Flex Factory, a student research showcase and networking …
USA bobsled and skeleton team has new heated apparel 

December 19, 2022  |  In the Industry

ORORO Heated Apparel, based in Las Vegas, has announced a four-year partnership with the USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USABS) team. ORORO will be the presenting sponsor of the USABS National Team Trials (2022-2026), an event that determines which athletes will make the national team. ORORO will be providing…
Nanobionic announces partnership with La-Z-Boy and Culp Inc.

December 12, 2022  |  In the Industry

New York-based tech company Nanobionic has announced a global partnership with residential furniture manufacturer La-Z-Boy Inc. and Culp Inc., a global marketer of upholstery fabrics. The company’s wellness and recovery technology will be used in Culp upholstery fabric that will be exclusively off…
Smart Fabrics Summit calls for proposals

November 28, 2022  |  In the Industry

The 2023 Smart Fabrics Summit is set to take place April 11–12, 2023, at North Carolina State University (NC State), Raleigh, N.C. The two-day event, sponsored by the Advanced Textiles Association and the Wilson College of Textiles, NC State, will feature educational sessions, product showcases, t…