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Following its deferral earlier this year, Cinte Techtextil China 2022 will now take place on 7–9 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. 

A digital tool able to calculate the environmental impact of the materials and processes used for the production of automotive components during the early stages of their design and development is

A robust and washable electrically conductive cotton thread is being used by researchers at Imperial College London in the UK to embroider low-cost sensors on t-shirts and face masks.

Sportswear enhanced with graphene-based inks is to be sold by BiaBrazil following the signing of a commercial agreement by the Brazilian company and the UK-based developer of the inks, Versarien.

In what they claim to be a first in Europe, researchers at the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK, have manufactured highly heat-resistant ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) using an aut

A range of highly impact-resistant carbon fibre-reinforced plastics (CFRPs) has been launched by Xenia Materials of Mussolente, Italy. 

Huddersfield, UK-based fibre manufacturer International Fibres Group (IFG) has opened a research centre at its Asota site in Linz, Austria. 

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has appointed a Director of Government Affairs to advocate on behalf of the industry at the heart of the US Government.

The joint owners of the next ITMA Asia + CITME, scheduled to take place in Shanghai, China, on 20–24 November 2022, have postponed the machinery exhibition until November 2023.

HeiQ of Schlieren, Switzerland, has introduced a textile finish (HeiQ Allergen Tech) to help alleviate the problems caused by allergens.

An expanded polyethylene (ePE) membrane is the latest addition to W.L. Gore & Associates’ product range.

The latest environmentally sustainable bags for the transportation of dry bulk materials, particularly cement, will be the focus of the exhibit of the Vienna, Austria-based Starlinger Ges.mbH durin

Lenzing, one of the world’s leading textile manufacturers, has suspended the guidance on its financial performance for 2022.

A group of European trade bodies has called on the European Union (EU) to impose an ambitious and immediate cap on the wholesale price of natural gas in order to protect the region’s textiles indus

The meltspinning of polymer fibres that dynamically stiffen when exposed to strain is being explored by Rheon Labs of London, UK.

Waste generated by TenCate Geosynthetics(1) during the production of high-strength polypropylene (PP) no

A metal-free finish that has been proven to reduce odours in polyester (PES) fabrics and PES-rich blends by up to 93%, even after 30 home launderings, has been launched by Microban International of

A wide variety of technologies for the finishing of technical textiles are to be showcased by Monforts at ITMA ASIA + CITME, which takes place in Shanghai, China, on 20–24 November 2022.

A cord made from recycled polyester (PES) and treated with a resorcinol formaldehyde (RF)-free adhesion promoter has been developed for the reinforcement of rubber tyres by Teijin Frontier Co Ltd. 

A system that can detect accurately the most subtle of defects in patterned fabrics during high-speed production has been developed by Shelton Vision of Leicester, UK.

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