Buoyed by strong growth prospects, manufacturers of flame resistant apparel are focusing on developing flame resistant apparel which is comfortable, stylish, sustainable and innovative, according to a report in issue 65 of Performance Apparel Markets from the global business information company Textiles Intelligence. In fact, demand for flame resistant apparel is forecast to grow by 6.5 percent per annum between 2018 and 2027, and healthy growth is also forecast for flame resistant fabrics, fibres and chemicals.