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Technical textiles specialist Arville has purchased manufacturer of replacement filter products, Delta Filter Services Ltd.

As the aerospace industry renews its focus on space travel, there is a growing need for innovation in the area of thermal protective systems (TPSs) says Tex Tech Industries of Portland, Maine, USA.

Demand for wipes used in healthcare settings is expected to increase by 3.8% per year to US$594 million in 2023, according to a new study published by Freedonia of Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

A lightweight textile made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) fibres that can both block and absorb sound waves has been developed for use in automotive engine bays by Autoneum of Winterthur, Sw

A composite textile that can be heat-cured to form a rigid, non-flammable, heat-resistant and thermally insulating protective wrap or cover (14) has been developed by Saprex Advanced Solutions of G

A simple process for converting waste cotton into high-value nanofibres has been developed at the University of British Colombia (UBC) in Vancouver, USA.

A simplified front-end part for motor vehicles has been developed by Porsche of Stuttgart, Germany.

A range of graphene-enhanced prepregs that can be used to provide protection from lightning strikes has been launched by Haydale of Ammanford, UK. 

Osmotex has established a partnership with WidePlus for the mass-production of a membrane technology that actively draws sweat away from its wearer's inner garments.

A collection of fabrics made predominantly from bio-based fibres has been launched by Lenzing and DuPont Biomaterials.

A lightweight energy-harvester for scavenging energy from human motion, generating a sustainable supply of power from walking, has been developed in Hong Kong, China.

“Disparate and frequently unclear” regulations are slowing and, in some cases, preventing the use of composites in the UK—restricting the growth of a potential multi-billion-pound benefit to the na

A multilayer composite component for the rotor blades of wind turbines has been developed by Wobben Properties.

Two upholstery manufacturers in Bursa, Turkey, have installed the latest version of Baldwin Technology’s spray applicator for fabric finishing (TexCoat G4).

Labels for workwear and uniforms designed to show that their safety, quality and durability have been thoroughly tested have been launched by Hohenstein of Bönnigheim, Germany.

A textile composite suitable for use as the outer layer of a garment for professionals working in hazardous environments has been developed by WL Gore & Associates (Gore) of Newark, Delaware, U

A hypoallergenic hydrogel dressing for the treatment of various types of wounds, including burns, cuts, tears, blisters and ulcers, and post-surgical incisions, has been developed by Nelson Innovat

Gurit is to close its automotive production site in Székesfehérvár, Hungary, in mid-2020.

A range of flax fibre-reinforced epoxy prepregs for use in motorsport applications has been introduced by Composites Evolution of Chesterfield, UK.

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon have agreed to pay US$117 million to settle lawsuits in the USA following allegations of deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.