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Biodegradable nonwovens that are easy to process, have fluid-management properties and are absorbent are the subject of Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc's latest patent.
An inventor proposes a novel type of camouflage in US Patent 6 811 835.
It is well known that textile fibre surfaces play a key role in textile processing and application technology.
Biocompatible adhesive protective dressings are disclosed in US Patent 6 818 801 by A. Enterprises.
A method of forming shaped components, such as absorbent cores, for use in disposable absorbent articles is outlined in European Patent 1 448 371 by Rayonier.
A multi-ply dressing used to cover wounds or to prevent or treat blisters has been developed by Beiersdorf.
An elastically stretchable composite sheet is disclosed in US Patent 6 821 372 by Unicharm.
In US Patent 6 827 806, Kimberly-Clark describes a method for creating elasticized areas in a nonwoven web, such as the waistbands or leg openings of disposable absorbent pants or cuffs on sleeves of
Syntacoll of Herisau, Switzerland, a subsidiary of USbased Innocoll, has developed non-occlusive composite dressings to treat deep wounds, such as second- and third-degree burns or acute and/or chroni
Nanophase Technologies has announced two new nano-engineered products targeted at textile and nonwoven applications.
Polymer Group (PGI) has announced it will install a new spunmelt line at its Mooresville,North Carolina, USA, facility to meet customer demand for its products in North America.
TWI's Ian Jones says that greater automation,increased productivity and higher quality will all result from the use of laser welding to replace traditional processes for seaming fabrics.
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