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NW Materials Show Announces Contest Winners

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the semi-annual Materials Shows, the recent NW Materials Show in Portland, OR, launched its first ever exhibitor competition. Over 35 vendors submitted a range of items for consideration, including leather and textiles, 3D printed sculptural items, synthetic materials, and finished insoles and footwear. Attendees had a chance to touch and feel entries in a hands-on materials display before casting their vote for best in show.

The winners were BLOOM (, Innovative Performance Lab (, Junmay Label (, Lubrizol ( and
Sunnylite Trading Co., Ltd. (

Other anniversary highlights included a new apparel- and design-focused exhibit area, unique presentations and an anniversary reception sponsored by University of Oregon. The Materials Shows with return to Portland and Wilmington, MA, in August, with a fresh round of competition and more anniversary celebration. Find out more at

The July 2024 Issue

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