Over the past few years the Textile Centre of Excellence has led on some leading edge technical developments for the textile industry in the U.K. Three, 3D Weaving, DNA anti-counterfeiting and Multiplex Laser Surface Enhancement (MLSE) are highlighted under this section; all have the ability to totally transform how the textile industry operates – from manufacture to customer – in the future.

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