Evolution of USB

USB started out in the mid 90s when PCs ran at maybe 33MHz. Microsoft was pushing Windows 95 with Plug and Play where devices could be hot-plugged., discovered and described themselves enough so that the OS could find a driver and get it running without a reboot. Laptops were big and bulky largely because people…

Sustainable Fashion And The Stress Of Buying Blue Jeans

You don’t see many leopard-skin coats around these days, or handbags festooned with peacock feathers. The voices of environmentalists and animal rights activists have been heeded by fashion industry leaders and are having an impact on the world of luxury fashion. Now those voices are moving down the price chain to “fast fashion” – low-cost…

Does knitting technology know no bounds?

Does modern industrial knitting know no bounds? Are there no limits to what can be achieved with knitting technology? As more and more non-standard applications are revealed by textiles producers and machinery manufacturers, it would seem not. This week we heard how flat knitting technology is being used to manufacture highly engineered performance nets or…

ECOTEC- A Yarn with Moral Fiber!

WHAT IS ECOTEC? ECOTEC IS THE TRADEMARK WHICH REPRESENTS A PRODUCTION CYCLE EXCLUSIVE TO MARCHI & FILDI, WHICH IS TOTTALLY TRACEABLE AND MADE IN ITALY USING 100% PRE-DYED REMNANTS FROM THE TEXTILE INDUSTRIES, THEREFORE ALSO PRE-CONSUMER, TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO YARNS SUITABLE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF WOVEN TEXTILES FOR CLOTHING, UPHOLSERY, JERSEY KNITS, FLAT-KNITTED PRODUCTS,…