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3M has reached a US$10.3-billion settlement with a host of US public water suppliers (PWS) to resolve water-pollution claims associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).  

Sri Lankan clothing and textiles manufacturer MAS Holdings has secured a stake in HeiQ AeoniQ GmbH, a subsidiary of HeiQ Group that will mass-produce a recyclable cellulose filament yarn (AeoniQ) t

A waterproof jacket that features vents that open and close autonomously in response to the presence or otherwise of sweat, thereby helping to keep its wearer cool, has been developed by Nike of Eu

BASF Venture Capital (BVC) GmbH has invested in a start-up company that is developing a chemical process for the recycling of mixed post-consumer and post-industrial polyethylene terephthalate (PET

Renewcell has established a network of 47 yarn and textile producers that will supply its dissolving pulp (Circulose) to customers across the world.  

A range of fibres made from recycled polyester (PES) bottles has been launched for the production of sports and active wear by Advansa and its affiliated company, Asia Pacific Fibers (APF). 

A concept car that features seats covered with a velvet made from 100% recycled polyester (PES) that extends onto the floor and features three-dimensional (3D) patterns created by Stratasys’ 3D-pri

Following its acquisitions of Texon(1) and Rhenoflex in 2022, manufacturer of industrial threads, Coats Group, has established a footwear division (C

Kelheim Fibres' Commercial Director, Matthew North, will retire on 1 July 2023, after nearly 30 years with the German company,. 

Nonwoven microcarriers that enable the rapid and large-scale culture of a wide range of high-quality cells has been developed by Teijin Frontier of Osaka and the University of Fukui, both in Japan.

A robust and reliable carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) piezoelectric device that can harvest energy from vibrations and could be used to power sensors is being developed by researchers at Toh

The use of soft materials and textiles, onto which electronics are printed, for the production of protective sleeves for the arms of robots is to be investigated by researchers at the Danish Techno

Solvay of Brussels, Belgium, has announced the names of the two independent publicly traded companies that will result from its planned separation, which the company first announced in March 2022. 

A range of plastics made from feedstocks sourced from the recycling of carpets has been launched by Circular Polymers by Ascend of Lincoln, California, USA.

A composite vertical tail plane (VTP) made using a preform of three-dimensionally (3D) woven and non-crimp fabrics has been delivered by Albany Engineered Composites (AEC) to Aernnova for incorpora

Flax fibre-based reinforcements (ampliTex) for composites from Bcomp will be used for the production of trims for the dashboard and doors of Volvo Cars' small, all-electric EX30 sports utility vehi

In an effort to increase the international reach of UK companies, the British Textile Machinery Association (BTMA) has joined the International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF).

A filter that can capture carbon dioxide (CO2) has been produced from hydrogel using an additive manufacturing (AM) process by researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU).  

After years of research and development (R&D) work, Teijin Aramid says that it has completed a production run for para-aramid (Twaron) using recycled feedstock.

A low-linting, strong, smooth and hard-wearing microfilament fabric for the packaging of industrial parts has been launched by Freudenberg Performance Materials of Weinheim, Germany.