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Healthpoint of Fort Worth,Texas, USA, has signed an agreement with Italy's HT Group to market Oasis Wound Matrix and Oasis Burn Matrix products in Italy.
Johnson & Johnson Wound Management has announced the addition of Promogran Prisma Matrix to its range of chronic wound dressings.Developed to provide protection and tissue growth in a changing wou
Synergy Brands has announced that its subsidiary PHS Group is to enter the Dominican Republic's disposable diaper market as a result of an exclusive sales agreement with Associated Hygienic Products (
A thin coating on at least the face of a basalt fabric can produce a flexible and stable textile, according to International Patent WO 02 086213.
American researchers are using nanotechnology to develop layers of so-called "smart textiles" that will not only keep first responders and the military safe without sacrificing comfort or ease of use,
A self-adherent dermal wound dressing has been developed by Tri-State Hospital Supply of Howell, Michigan, USA.
Antimicrobial nonwoven webs with odour-control and antibacterial properties have been developed for personal care absorbent articles by Kimberly-Clark.
A "breakaway" leg sling is outlined in US Patent 6 837 862 by John Allen Driver of Warner Robins, Georgia, USA.
Japanese fibre maker Teijin Ltd has developed a sewing thread by combining two sorts of polyester filaments.
Saurer describes its recent acquisitions of Fehrer and Kortec as an important milestone towards realizing its nonwoven strategy: the development of a complete technology platform.
Held alongside Techtextil, Avantex sought to showcase the trends in innovative clothing with integrated supplementary functions.
In a ceremony at the start of the show on 6 June,TheTechtextil Innovation Prize 2005 was awarded to five exemplary developments in the field of technical textiles: one for technology,two for processes
Attracting 1075 exhibitors from 47 countries, an increase of 22% from 1993, Techtextil continues to grow.
Demand for coated fabrics will increase 3.4% a year, reaching 573 million m2 (685 million square yards) in 2009, according to the latest study.
After filing for bankruptcy in May 2002,Polymer Group has bounced back.
The Avantex Innovation Prize 2005 aimed to draw attention to the latest developments,promote unconventional thinking and intensify the dialogue between research,manufacturing and application.
The 8th Student Competition of the Working Group for Textile Architecture aimed to promote innovative ideas and problem-solving projects in relation to building with textiles or reinforced materials,f
At EDANA's Annual General Meeting, held in Budapest on 2 June 2005, members unanimously elected Knud Waede Hansen, Managing Director, Fibertex as Chairman for a oneyear term of office.
Kelheim Fibres introduced two new viscose fibres for nonwoven applications at the Index 05 exhibition held in April 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland.
USA's Otis Elevator Co has developed a cable for lifts that warns of a possible failure.