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Technology that enables liquid to be transported quickly from the surface of a diaper has been introduced by Ontex.

Evansville, Indiana, USA-based nonwovens producer Berry Global is to install a new meltblown line at one of its facilities in the UK, as part of a collaboration with Medicom to supply the UK govern

Colback nonwovens are being used in efforts to solve the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare institutions in The Netherlands.

Kimberly-Clark of Irving, Texas, USA, has introduced enhancements to its Silhouette and Real Fit products, part of its Depend adult incontinence range.

A multivitamin blend has been added to Devan Chemicals' range of microencapsulated active ingredients for application to fabrics (R-Vital).

The first plant in Australia for the manufacture of spunbond and meltblown nonwovens is to be established by OZ Health Plus of Brisbane, Queensland.

Andritz is to supply a hydroentanglement line with an annual production capacity of 18 kt to Eruslu Nonwoven Group, enabling the Turkish company to produce new technical products.

A film made from carbon nanotubes (CNTs), which demonstrates the neccessary combination of thermal, electrical and physical properties for the production of fabrics that could heat or cool their we

A wearable personal heating-and-cooling device, called the Reon Pocket, has been launched by Sony of Tokyo, Japan.

A contract to develop an optical filter for X-ray applications based on carbon nanobuds (CNBs) has been awarded to Canatu by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Wearable devices that enable those who have been in close proximity to someone infected with human coronavirus (COVID-19) to be traced and notified without the need for a smartphone have been launc

An antiviral and antibacterial treatment for textiles proven effective against the strain of

A new initiative to develop the next generation of sustainable composite materials and bring together the UK’s composites expertise to quickly turn research breakthroughs into industrial applicatio

Methods and technologies for the decontamination of personal protective equipment (PPE) for those working in the aerospace industry and for those caring for patients with human coronavirus (COVID-1

The effectiveness of a variety of natural and synthetic fabrics for the filtration of particles of a similar size to the virus (SARS-CoV-2) responsible for the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

A sensor-based distance-control floor mat that helps to ensure that social distancing is maintained in retail outlets has been developed by printed-electronics specialist InnovationLab of Heidelber

Technology adapted from the sailing industry is being used to develop a lightweight blade that would enable offshore wind turbines fitted with it to produce more energy than those with conventional

Cotton-based dressings that are highly effective for the treatment of diabetic wounds and burns injuries have been developed by engineers from the UK’s University of Sheffield.

Nonwovens producer Takween Advanced Industries of Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, is planning to start talks with Shandong Jofo Nonwoven of Dongying, China, regarding the sale of its subsidiary, Saudi Ara

Lightweight aerogels that can effectively block a wide range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have been produced from cellulose nanofibres and silver nanowires by researchers in Switzerl