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Researchers from ETH Zürich, Switzerland, and the National University of Singapore have developed a bandage that helps blood to clot and does not stick to the wound: the first time that both proper

Researchers at Empa in St Gallen, Switzerland, are developing novel ways to embed fragrances in a textile that are released in a controlled manner and can continue to be released after multiple lau

An innovative thermoplastic nonwoven for use as a crimping material for shoe linings provides footwear manufacturers with a number of advantages compared with existing knitted fabric linings, accor

The developer of fibre patch placement (FPP) technology for the automated production of three-dimensional (3D) reinforcement fabrics for the composites industry, Cevotec, is to be represented by Fu

A variety of heat-resistant nonwoven veils for use in composites are to be launched by Technical Fibre Products (TFP) at JEC World.

Montefibre Carbon is to invest €16.2 million to establish a line for the production of polyacrylonitrile (PAN) precursor and construct a carbonisation line at its plant in Miranda de Ebro, Spain.

Speakers and delegates from around the world gathered on 5-6 February 2020 at the Jaguar Experience Centre in the heart of the UK car manufacturing industry in Birmingham, UK, for the first edition

Research into the development of therapeutic textiles to prevent lower limb disorders is being undertaken by Spanish textile research institute AITEX of Alcoy.

More than 1700 people visited the stand of Industrial Summit Technology (IST) at ISPO Munich, drawn by augmented-reality (AR) displays and a towering centrepiece installation.

The market for wearable patches is currently exploding, but, as Adrian Wilson reports, for textile manufacturers, there is little to be gained from selling flexible carrier materials by the square

A prototype of a protective suit with integrated temperature sensors and electronics that warn firefighters when ambient temperatures are too high has been developed in Belgium.

EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has issued a statement following the recent death of a 17-year old girl in Belgium owing to a case of toxic shock

French engineering company Fibroline has entered into two licensing agreements in the healthcare sector.

Gurit has sold its automotive business (Gurit Hungary Kft in Székesfehérvár) to composite-parts manufacturer Carbopress SpA.

Polish nonwovens producer Novita has started-up a new hydroentanglement (spunlace) line at its plant in Zielona Góra, which will allow the company to target new markets, such as hygiene and medical

A patch that can deliver immune checkpoint inhibitors and cold atmospheric plasma directly into tumours to help boost immune response and kill cancer cells has been developed by researchers in the

The organisers of printed electronics exhibition and conference LOPEC report that in addition to new materials and machines for the printing of electrical components, flexible displays tha

A flexible device that can convert body heat into electrical energy with a high degree of efficiency has been developed by researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, USA. 

Thread manufacturer Coats is working with lighting specialist Osram to launch a washable, lightweight and customisable light-emitting diode (LED)-based system (Coats Signal Active Illumination) for

Technologies that can reduce the environmental impact of the nonwovens industry, produce bulky and soft nonwovens, and manufacture high-quality adult incontinence products will be among the highlig

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