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A nonwoven veil made from basalt that improves the heat and flame-resistance of composites is to be introduced at China Composites Expo 2020 by Technical Fibre Products (TFP).

An antiviral and antimicrobial treatment proven effective against the strain of coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic is to be incorporated into yarns and threads by Coats.

A non-radioactive quality-control system from Hammer-IMS that enables the basis weights and thicknesses of flat materials to be assessed as they are being produced is being used by Low & Bonar

SDL Atlas has developed a fixture that enables the accurate testing of stretchable fabrics using its MMT: Moisture Management Tester.

Technology that imparts a cooling function to textile- and foam-based consumer products, such as bedding, has been launched by Alexium International Group.

A standard monograph that provides practical guidance for the creation and labelling of general-purpose face coverings has been published by the American Association of Textile Chemists and Coloris

In the face of the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, three large textile companies have worked together in order to help satisfy surging demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) in the U

With the use of respirators and medical face masks at the forefront of efforts to combat the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a report(1) from the Association of the Nonwoven Fabri

Teijin and Kinoshita Fishing Net Mfg Co Ltd claim to have developed the world's first knotless fishing netting made from an ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) slit-film yarn.

A fabric that absorbs sweat, dries quickly, traps warm air and is comfortable to wear next to the skin has been developed by Teijin Frontier Co Ltd.

Following its recent acquisition by Karl Mayer Group(1), manufacturer of flat-knitting machinery, Stoll will soon be moving its headquarters

Two German companies concerned with the recycling of carbon fibre are to be acquired by Mitsubishi Chemical Corp (MCC) of Tokyo, Japan.

Systems from Karl Mayer's digital technologies company KM.ON are being used by European warp-knitting company Georg+Otto Friedrich to monitor the performance of its production machinery remotely.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions Europe is to become the sole distributor of an innovative self-adhesive textile window-film to the graphics industry in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (E

A range of fabric wall coverings is easy to print on and offers a unique combination of aesthetics, durability and ease of installation, according to its developer, Aurora Specialty Textiles Group

A major producer of nonwovens from Germany is to work with a research institute to manufacture face masks for universities, government organisations and hospitals in North Carolina, USA.

Arkema is investing in the developer of an additive manufacturing (AM) process for the manufacture of composite components, Continuous Composites.

On 29 July 2020, Colzate, Italy-based machinery builder Itema Group announced it had completed its acquisition of PTMT.

The annual IFAI Expo, due to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, on 3–6 November 2020, will now take place online only.