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Berry Global Group Inc's facility in Biesheim, France, has been awarded an International Sustainability and Carbon Certificate (ISCC) by inspection, verification, testing and certification company,

A manufacturer of cellulose fibre from industrial organic and agricultural waste, Nanollose Ltd, has spent AUD$200 000 to acquire a 20% holding in a developer of a nanocellulose-based filter materi

A manufacturer of reinforcement fabrics for composites, Sigmatex, is to close its manufacturing facility in Benicia, California, as it consolidates its US operations in response to the human corona

A durable, washable fabric made from continuous polyamide (PA) filaments containing silver ions that inhibit the growth of viruses and bacteria can be used to make face masks, garments and buffs to

A range of strong yarns for the production of strength members in fibre-optic cables has been launched by Coats of Uxbridge, UK. 

American & Efird (A&E) has agreed to purchase the high-performance yarn business of Charles Craft Inc. 

Lenzing has joined ten other companies to establish an initiative to support and speed-up a transition from fossil-based to renewable carbon feedstocks for the production of chemicals and materials

In preparation for the re-opening of ice-hockey stadiums in Switzerland, Hockey Club Ambrì-Piotta (HCAP) and HeiQ have unveiled branded, antiviral face masks for the protection of fans.

A centre for the development of nonwovens has been opened in Münchberg, Germany, by Hof University of Applied Sciences and Lenzing. 

Hohenstein is to make its expertise in the digital three-dimensional (3D) design, fitting and visualisation of garments available to companies through its Digital Fitting Lab.

A range of fabrics made from cellulosic and polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) fibres has been launched by Eastman and DuPont Biomaterials.

A specialist in needlefelt carpeting, Foss Floors, has ordered what will be its fourth production line to be supplied by the DiloGroup. 

An aqueous flame-retardant (FR) dispersion that is free from solvents and is suitable for application to textiles has been launched by Songwon of Ulsan, South Korea. 

A single-layer antiviral face mask with surfaces proven to eliminate over 99.99% of the 229E strain of human coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2 is the strain responsible for the current human coronav

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has revealed the three finalists for the Hygienix Innovation Award, which will be presented during the sixth edition of Hygienix

A novel superabsorbent polymer (SAP) demonstrates over 10% higher absorption capacity and over 10% faster absorption speed than existing products, according to its developer, Nippon Shokubai Co Ltd

Baldwin Technology Co Inc of St Louis, Missouri, USA, has successfully installed six of its precision-spray finishing and sanforizing systems. 

NatureWorks is to increase its production capacity for polylactic acid (PLA, Ingeo) by approximately 10% by upgrading its facility in Blair, Nebraska, USA.

Face masks that block 98% of the aerosols emitted by their wearer as they breathe, speak, cough and sneeze are being sold by the Freudenberg Group of Weinheim, Germany. 

A printer that enables businesses to print designs directly on garments has been launched by Ricoh Europe of London, UK. 

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