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Taiwanese Sustainable Textiles and Performance Fabrics Unveiled at Denver's First Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

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Taiwanese Sustainable Textiles and Performance Fabrics Unveiled at Denver's First Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Textiles Utilizing Taiwanese Advancements in Textures and Durability for Sustainable Performance Blends and Carbon Footprint Solutions Targeted Toward Outdoor Enthusiasts

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DENVER, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) hosted the Taiwan New Products Launch at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver, Colo. Four of Taiwan's leading textile manufacturers presented innovative products: Evertex Fabrinology Ltd., Singtex Industrial Company, Ltd., Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd, and Toung Loong Textile Mfg. Co.

Chris Chiang, senior manager with Singtex Industrial Company, Ltd. was one of four presenters at the TAITRA event hosted at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Show in Denver, Colo. He presented the latest in innovative, sustainable textiles along with Evertex Fabrinology Ltd., Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd, and Toung Loong Textile Mfg. Co.

"We are fortunate to host four Taiwanese brands and are committed to being a key partner with  U.S. businesses," said Mr. Jerry Chang, Director General of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Denver.

New product categories included endurance materials seen as an alternative to Spandex, wool-synthetic knitted fabric blends designed for temperature regulation through an evaporative cooling process, eco-friendly fabric with stretch qualities similar to Elastene, but with better breathability, fast dryness, durability and friendlier to the environment, and functional and natural fiber products made.

"It is exciting to have Taiwan's leading textile brands to present their latest sustainable textiles and performance fabrics. As the global hub for functional fabric production, Taiwan accounts for 50 percent of the global Output value of all functional fabrics, making Taiwan the world's largest functional fabric production base," added Dr. David Wang Director of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Los Angeles Economic Division.

Four of Taiwan's leading textile manufacturers presented innovative products today including:

  • Evertex Fabrinology Ltd. revealed wool-synthetic knitted fabric blends designed for temperature regulation through an evaporative cooling process to help the body maintain homeostasis creating optimal comfort utilizing effective thermo-regulation capabilities, wicking and quick dry management from its polyester fibers. The company is dedicated to producing highly technical knit fabrics with heavy emphasis on durability, performance and comfort for the outdoor enthusiasts during extreme excursions. (Booth #5018-LL)
  • Singtex Industrial Company, Ltd. showcased its fabric line with stretch qualities similar to Elastene, but with better breathability, fast dryness, durability and environmental friendliness with a mechanical stretch, thermoplastic engineered polymer and side-by-side bi-component fibers, all with a variety of options and price points. The company provides ecofriendly functional textiles in Taiwan. Since its establishment in 1989, Singtex has invested in innovative R&D to become a sustainable supplier of ecofriendly textiles to international clothing brands. (Booth #6026-LL)
  • Tex-Ray Industrial Co. Ltd showcased their functional and sustainable natural-fiber blended fabric collection developed with the help of advanced, proprietary technology. The company has integrated yarn dyeing, fabric and garment production with manufacturing. It has developed innovative products to satisfy various climates, functions, and environmental protections, actively establishing continuous production from fabric to clothing, and adjusting the operational structure of the global layout. (Booth #4004-LL)
  • Toung Loong Textile Mfg. Co. presented its SpringFil© fabric providing a comfortable, non-stick and airy stretch made for ease of movement, all while using little or no spandex. The company has contributed to the global textile industry by developing and producing functional synthetic Yarn Dye, ATY, DTY and high-end sewing thread. By collaborating with international premium raw material and machine manufacturers and adopting advanced technologies, it produces various functional yarns that satisfy the demand of innovations of the global textile industry. (Booth #3029-LL)

Taiwan's competitive advantage in functional, environmental and smart fabrics includes strong development and integration abilities for functional artificial fibers, and an excellent ability to provide a wide variety of differentiated and customized fabrics in small quantities. It also includes low pollution and energy consumption in the production process, innovative technologies in its semiconductor and biomedical industries, electronic components, and cross-industry integration.

About the Taiwan Excellence Award (2018)
The symbol of Taiwan Excellence honors Taiwan's most innovative products that provide tremendous value to users worldwide. All products carrying this symbol have been selected for specific Taiwan Excellence Awards based on their excellence in design, quality, marketing, and R&D. Initiated by Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in 1992, the symbol of Taiwan Excellence is recognized in 100 countries. The Taiwan Excellence Award is sponsored by Taiwan's Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT), MOEA, and is organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).

 

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SOURCE Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)

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