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  • November

    • High Tech Knitting

      November 22, 2016

      Knitwear is a $200 billion business that produces nearly 20% of all garments sold annually. This segment of the fashion industry is being rapidly revolutionized by new digital fabrication technologies. programs are getting out ahead of these changes having recently purchased a state-of-the-art Shima Seiki SSR 112 variable gauge electronic weft knitting machine, along with three SDS-1 Apex 3 computer design stations. Fashion DesignOur

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  • April

    • $75 Million for Advanced Functional Fabric

      April 13, 2016

      The Department of Defense has announced $75 million in funding for a national research institute, the Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), emphasizing the combination of technology and textiles towards developing new materials for American textile manufactures and market places across varying industries. Drexel will chair the Mid-Atlantic chapter. 

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