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Fibre Technology Specialist Acordis has developed two intelligent fibres and extended the range of its Amicor brand, in response to increased consumer and lifestyle demands for healthy clothing and ho
Coated Vicryl Plus Antibacterial (Polyglactin 910) Suture has been launched in Europe by Ethicon Products, a division of Johnson & Johnson Medical.
DFB Pharmaceuticals has acquired the EpiSource wound management activities of IsoTis OrthoBiologics for an undisclosed amount.
Absorbent structures made of chemically treated fibres are disclosed in US Patent 6 770 576 by Buckeye Technologies.The structures are said to allow increased concentrations of superabsorbent polymer
Index 05, the world's largest exhibition for the nonwovens sector, will highlight novel applications of nonwovens in the medical and other markets.
Polyamide High Performance (PHP) GmbH and China Shenma (CSM) Group Co Ltd have agreed to form a partnership concerning airbag yarns for the Chinese market.
Each year,during its Expo,the Industrial Fabrics Association International announces the winners of its International Achievement Awards.
PPG Industries and its joint venture partner will build a second manufacturing furnace for fibre glass at their facility in Kunshan, China, officials from both companies have announced.
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A nonwoven surge material for personal care products is described in US Patent 6 781 027 by Kimberly-Clark.
Healthcare and hygienic products maker Lohmann & Rauscher is to build a new plant in South Moravia, Czech Republic.The company is investing more than EUR41.5m into expansion and modernization of i
According to Frost & Sullivan, the European advanced wound management market was valued at US$544.4 million in 2004 and is forecast to grow by an average of 12.4% a year to US$1.23 billion in 2010
The European Centre for Nonwovens (CENT) has opened a pilot-scale laboratory line in Tourcoing, France.
After a 20-Year hiatus from northeastern US venues, IFAI Expo returned with to hold its annual event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on 27-29 October 2004.
The increasing incidence of surgical site infections (SSIs) among hospital patients in Europe has led to a call to action for cost-effective preventative measures to be put in place by hospitals to he
Elk Technologies Inc has developed a cotton-based fire barrier fabric, VersaShield(r) II, expanding its VersaShield product family and broadening its range of applications.
Colbond - a producer of industrial nonwovens, and three-dimensional polymeric mats and composites - has increased its prices worldwide for its entire product range, effective from 1 January 2005.
An absorbent thermal pad for use by recovering obstetric or gynaecological patients is outlined in US Patent 6 786 880 by Lisa Wall of Beaverton,Oregon,USA.The device is designed to capture bodily flu
US Surgical, a business unit of Tyco Healthcare, has been awarded contracts in the USA by Novation, the supply company of VHA and the University HealthSystem Consortium.
A wound dressing for treating injuries to nasal passages has been developed by Ferris Pharmaceuticals.