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Teijin Automotive Technologies of Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, has begun commercial operation of a 39 000-m2 facility for the manufacture of composite parts in the Wujin National Hi-Tech

Hugo Boss has revealed its intent to adopt a recyclable cellulose yarn developed by HeiQ by investing in a new company established to commercialise the product. 

A treatment that has been proven to reduce malodours (such as putrescene and cadaverine) from chronic wounds when incorporated into nonwoven dressings has been launched by Aqdot of Cambridge, UK.  

Technologies for the production of wipes, incontinence products and automotive nonwovens will be among the highlights on Andritz Group's stand at IDEA 2022.

Mesh-based heating elements made from fibres in which single-walled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been embedded, thereby rendering the fibres electrically conductive, are to be launched by Amperetex

Global demand for wetlaid nonwovens will increase quickly – at to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% during 2022–2027 –

An innovative technology for the production of wipes (Phantom), airlaid technology, meltblown systems and technologies for the production of industrial nonwovens are to be shown by Oerlikon Nonwove

An electrospun, insulin-loaded patch that could be stuck to the inside of a person's cheek, where it can deliver the hormone in a less invasive way than conventional routes, is being developed by r

Under the right circumstances, the mass-customisation of clothing can generate higher profits and could reduce the environmental impact of the fashion industry considerably, according to researcher

Developer of coloured carbon fibres, Hypetex of London, UK, has been selected as a finalist for the 2022 JEC Innovation Awards for the development of a field-hockey stick for adidas of Her

The developers of a method for producing carbon fibres from cellulosic feedstocks have been presented with the first prize at the Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year Awards

A range of threads (EcoCycle) that dissolve in water, thereby facilitating the recycling of garments, has been launched by Coats of Uxbridge, UK. 

The high cost of natural gas in Europe(1) is hindering the ability of the continent's textile and clothing industry to c

Toray Industries Inc has customised its computer-aided engineering (CAE) software for injection moulding (3D Timon) so that it can be used to predict the properties of parts made from injection-ove

Re-usable and biodegradable underwear that performs the functions of tampons and panty liners (so-called period pants) has been developed by a researcher working with viscose fibres at Hof Universi

An innovative acquisition distribution layer (ADL), sustainable substrates for wipes and a polyester (PES) nonwoven for the manufacture of moulded exterior parts for cars will be shown at IDEA

A silicone softener produced partially from biomass-based raw materials has been launched by Archroma of Pratteln, Switzerland. 

The addition of two chemicals found in certain fruits to polyacrylonitrile (PAN) could make a process used to prepare this precursor for the manufacture of carbon fibre cheaper to carry-out. 

An automatic system for testing the strength of yarn has been launched by Mesdan of Puegnago, Italy. 

Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas are to return as co-located events in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, on 17–19 May 2022.