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Carrington debuts at Abu Dhabi defence show

Company to showcase latest military textile innovations for the Middle East at the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX).

8th February 2023

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Adlington, United Kingdom


Carrington Textiles is set for its first appearance at the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX) taking place in Abu Dhabi in February, where the Adlington, UK based company will be unveiling some of its latest innovations in military textiles.

After announcing its development of a fabric and pattern in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Defence, Carrington Textiles is showcasing a brand-new product as part of its Defence Range. The new Spartan HT Flex Lite fabric is a lightweight textile that features military grade Invista T420 nylon 6.6 staple fibre to be light yet strong. It offers integrated stretch properties thanks to its Lycra composition, and the comfort of cotton.

Carrington has also revealed the launch of its new camouflage print concept called Night Stealth Camo, created for military special operations carried out in the dark. Night Stealth Camo incorporates infra-red signatures of printed camouflages when viewed under night vision devices, but in normal daylight appears as a black dyed fabric.

Carrington Textiles’ Sales Director, Paul Farrell, comments: “We are pleased to be attending our very first IDEX in 2023 with these outstanding military propositions. Night Stealth Camo is a concept unique in the market that has already received great feedback from partners. The same for our new Spartan HT Flex Lite fabric which offers the stretch properties, comfort and durability our customers in the armed forces are currently looking for.”

With a British textile legacy of over 130 years, Carrington Textiles is a global workwear fabric manufacturer producing over 130 million metres of fabric annually as a group from its production facilities in the UK, mainland Europe and Asia, from where it exports to more than 80 countries worldwide. Carrington specialises in the manufacture of workwear, flame retardant, waterproof, defence and sustainable fabrics for virtually any industry and sector, with end users including NHS, McDonald’s, BUPA, TATA Steel, Shell, Coca Cola, Airbus, Jaguar Land Rover, BP and Arcelor Mittal.

Carrington Textiles will be exhibiting at IDEX from the 20-24 February at stand 04-A23.  

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