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A US court of appeal has affirmed the Federal District Court's decision in favour of Playtex Products in its suit against Proctor & Gamble (P&G) for false advertising.
A prosthesis dressing aid has been developed by Susann Wilson of Twins Burg, Ohio, USA.
According to Finn Johnsson, Chief Executive Officer of Molnlycke Health Care, the global healthcare market is rapidly changing as a result of large public spending deficits, an ageing population, new
A highly conformable and absorbent polymeric foam wound dressing is disclosed in US Patent 6 787 682 by Hollister.
Beginning TechnicalTextiles International's comprehensive coverage of Techtextil, Editor Nick Butler looks at the innovations being introduced to the show for 2005,in particular the co-location of Mes
P2i, a spin-out company from the UK's Ministry of Defence, has been formed to exploit plasma processing originally designed to enhance military garments.
Speculation of a takeover bid led to BBA Group's shares climbing 15% in a matter days at the end of January 2005, but no such announcement was made when the company issued its 2004 results in February
Talking to the world's leading producers of textile dyes and chemicals,Phil Owen has identified patterns of change in the industry: a growing focus on technical uses, accompanied by significant reloca
ConvaTec has been presented with the 2005 Advanced Wound Management Technology Innovation & Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan.
A bandage for closing a wound or incision is described in US Patent 6 822 133 by ClozeX Medical.
On the second day of a conference held at the prestigious Royal Society in London, UK,speakers talked about smart textiles and anticipated their future uses.
In the final article of a three-part series reviewing the test methods applicable to fibre-reinforced composites, M.Subramanian Senthil Kannan and R.Geethamalini of India's PSG College of Technology c
Rieter says it has succeeded in increasing the productivity of its R 40 rotor-spinning machine.
UK-based Bridport Engineered Textiles, a division of Bridport Aviation, has won a contract to manufacture QinetiQ's a sophisticated vehicle arrest system, XNet , which in turn has been adopted for use
The above-average growth in the market for industrial textiles has created opportunities for those able to design suitable machinery to meet the diverse demands.
Lenzing has announced it will build its own viscose fibre production plant in China.
Spurred by product innovation, rising acceptance by healthcare decision-makers and the prospect of enhanced clinical and cost efficiencies, the European advanced wound management market is expanding r
In the first of a series of articles on the TechniTex Core Research programme, George Stylios of Heriot-Watt University's Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RIFleX) considers the optimization
Polyolefins- polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) - are the leading polymers used for textiles in Europe, according to the latest study.
A personal care absorbent article for absorbing bloodcontaining fluids has been developed by Kimberly-Clark.