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A French inventor has developed garments for children who are enuretic (urine incontinent) or undergoing toilet training, or for incontinent or bedridden adults.

ITEMA Group - an Italian group led by Miro Radici has appointed Rolf Kehlhofer as Managing Director of Sulzer Textil, its Swiss subsidiary specializing in the production of high-quality weaving mac

North America's market for nonwoven filter media will be worth $725 million by 2007, according to the latest study.

Textile Enhancements International Inc has developed a technique that it claims improve the appearance, cover and physical properties of woven fabrics.

Tencel Ltd has won its fight to defend its technology relating to the manufacture of its Tencel(r) brand lyocell fibre.

Willie Printie, Operations Director of Ethicon, has been elected as first Chairman of Medical Devices in Scotland (MDIS), which aims to create a medical device institute at Strathclyde Medipark in

Nexia Biotechnologies Inc of Canada has extended its collaboration agreement with UK-based Acordis Speciality Fibres.

Marketing Manager at Acordis Speciality Fibres, Dr Cynara Livera, explores the benefits of exhibiting and explains how including exhibitions in the mix can achieve a wide range of objectives, from

A UK-based developer of a material for shelters claims its product is resistant to chemical and biological warfare agents.

The North American market for nonwoven filter media is expected to reach $725 million by 2007, according to the latest report from Business Communications of Norwalk, Connecticut, USA.

Melco Embroidery Systems of Denver, Colorado, has upgraded its software for embroiderers in the USA.

The Oeko-tex 100 certification of product safety has been awarded to Milliken Chemicals for its antimicrobial compound AlphaSan, which is a silver-based inorganic additive.

Nano-scale particles of silver contained in socks are able to prevent bacterial and fungal problems of the feet, according to JR Nanotech plc.

Huesker Synthetic GmbH & Co has invented a way to quickly and reliably reinforce subsoil.

Cargill Dow has branded its polylactide (PLA) fibre as Ingeo. At the recent Heimtextil the fibre, formerly known as NatureWorks, was evident in a number of bedding products.

W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH has invented a cover to assist in the aerobic treatment of biodegradable waste.

Workwear specialist Klopman International has developed a protective fabric for use in garments worn by the Italian Red Cross and related voluntary organizations.

A multilayered composite for use in an absorbent core of a disposable hygiene product has been developed by Buckeye Technologies.

Honeywell International has revealed a load-limiting yarn that, it claims, is particularly suitable for use in automobile safety belts.

Picanol Group has acquired the French manufacturer of reeds for looms, Lhenry.

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