Category Archives: Materials

The International Down and Feather Bureau Spotlights Sustainability In New Report

The International Down and Feather Bureau (IDFB) has published new research on the global down and feather industry that explores the sustainable and humane practices behind one of today’s most popular filling materials. Refuting common misconceptions, the report shows that the down and feather used in bedding primarily comes from ducks and geese raised for...
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Fine Cotton Factory Brings CuTEC Copper-Infused Yarn to Sleep Products Industry

Fine Cotton Factory has formed a strategic alliance with Next Fiber Technology | Fiber and Yarn Products Inc. to deliver the benefits of revolutionary, patent-pending CuTEC to the bedding industry. This advanced copper-infused textile provides odor control and improved hygiene to create a healthier sleep environment. An engineered yarn than can be easily dyed, the CuTEC...
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Bekaert Textiles and Nanobionic Unveil New High-Tech Textile Treatment

Bekaert Textiles and Nanobionic are teaming up to introduce a revolutionary treatment that will shape the future of bedding. Nanobionic is the next generation in performance and lifecycle textiles, combining science, technology and nature to enhance the everyday. Already successful with its sportswear, body shape-wear and energy clothes, Nanobionic, in...
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Fine Cotton Factory Debuts Two Advanced Performance Fabrics

Fine Cotton Factory (FCF) debuted two innovative sleep products textiles at the recent ISPA Expo. In addition to making decorative ticking products for every shape and size mattress, FCF is introducing CuTEC, an exclusive patented copper-infused yarn, and Cygnet, a premium phase-change cooling fabric—both of which were developed with...
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