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Chinese manufacturer of medical and hygiene textiles, Zhejiang Baoren Hezhong Technology Co Ltd, has ordered a high-capacity hydroentanglement line from Andritz.

3M of St Paul, Minnesota, USA, has secured a permanent injunction from Federal court in California that prevents a number of companies from charging grossly inflated prices on Amazon for counterfei

Specialist in the heat-treatment of synthetic fibres, Retech, has built a new logistics centre and has upgraded the technical and testing facilities at its headquarters in Meisterschwanden, Switzer

What is claimed to be the first company to manufacture surfboards using recycled carbon fibre has been established by three graduates of Deakin University of Geelong, Victoria, Australia.

A system that enables the recovery and re-use of more than 95% of the organic solvents used for the manufacture of nanoparticles has been put in place by Promethean Particles at its facility in Not

Fabrics made from flax and a bio-based resin are to be used to manufacture body panels for what is described by its manufacturer as the world’s first purpose-built, 16-t electric vehicle (EV) desig

An easy-to-operate and inexpensive household appliance could be used to decontaminate the face masks instrumental in the fight against the human coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, according to resear

Suominen Corp of Helsinki, Finland, is investing approximately €8 million to increase its capacity for the production of hydroentangled fabrics in Europe.

One of the largest manufacturers of window blinds in the world, Eclipse, has invested in a back-coating line from Brückner Textile Technologies GmbH & Co KG.

Electrospun membranes of cellulose that, when used as wound dressings, kill bacteria in a highly efficient manner are being developed by researchers at Empa in St Gallen, Switzerland.

Carbon fibres and thermoplastics from Teijin are being used by cocoa motors Inc for the production of a laptop computer-sized automated people mover (APM).

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 that enables the basis weights and thicknesses of flat materials to be assessed as they are being produced is being used by Low & Bonar for the first ti

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