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European producer of fabrics for workwear, Klopman International, and its parent company, military and tactical clothing specialist TDV Industries, are using ExpoProtection 2022 to promote

Technologies for the recycling of textiles, and the production of wipes and automotive nonwovens, will be among the highlights on Andritz Group's stand at ITME 2022.

Renaissance Textile, of Laval, France, has successfully started-up a tearing line for use in the recycling of discarded clothing.

A recyclable and biodegradable yarn made from fibres sourced from waste pineapple leaves has been launched by Ananas Anam of London, UK. 

Filaments made from cellulose nanofibres (CNFs) that, unlike conventional plant-based materials, demonstrate high thermal conductivity – meaning that they could be used in place of synthetic materi

Ascend Performance Materials has purchased a majority stake in a recycler of post-consumer waste carpets, Circular Polymers, in order to secure a consistent supply of feedstocks for its ReDefyne po

A mobile near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy system that can be used to identify more than 15 different types of textile, including those made from blends of materials, has been developed by trinamiX

The German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) Textile Machinery Association has appointed a new Managing Director. 

Technologies for three-dimensionally (3D) printing structures on textiles for the production of medical devices are being developed by researchers at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Rese

Fibres, fabrics, epoxy resins and adhesives from Sicomin have been used by Grand Largue Composites (GLC) to construct the first Class40 racing yacht to feature a significant quantity of flax-fibre

The four finalists for the FILTREX Innovation Award , the winner of which will be revealed at the FILTREX Conference, have been announced by EDANA of Brussels, Belgium.

A silicone ink that can be used for printing on synthetic and cotton fabrics, and particularly those that are highly elastic, has been launched by Dow of Midland, Michigan, USA. 

An elastic, flexible superabsorbant material for the production of comfortable, long-lasting wound dressings will be shown for the first time at Compamed by Freudenberg Performance Materia

Ahlstrom is investing €2 million in a new laminator at its plant in Louveira, Brazil, so that it can better serve the filtration industry in South America,

Composites that can repair themselves in situ are being developed by researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU), in Raleigh, USA, who say that the technology could extend signif

The Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) has upgraded its equipment for the application of bio-based binders to nonwovens as its customers look for ways to reduce or eliminate the p

A chemical process that enables used polyester (PES)-based face masks to be converted into single- and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is being developed by researchers at Swansea University in

A simple device that can be used to braid micrometre-scale filaments to create, for instance, high-frequency antennae for mobile devices is being developed by researchers at Harvard University in C

A tool developed by Zünd, of Altstätten, Switzerland, that facilitates the processing and handling of dry-fibre materials with thermoplastic content has been recognised with an award at the Com

In response to growing demand for its range of technical fabrics, Dickson-Constant has recently opened a new plant in Hordain, France.