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Lyocell fibres from Lenzing are to be used by Westex to produce fabrics for workwear that protect from arc-flash and flash fires.  

The Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress will celebrate its 61st anniversary with the delivery of 93 lectures from companies, universities and research institutes from the fibres, tex

Two hydroentanglement lines from Andritz have been started-up by Zhoukou Xuwang Co Ltd at its facilities in Henan Province, China.

The Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute (NIRI) says that a service it is introducing will enable its clients to streamline their product-development processes and bring their products to

International Fibres Group (IFG) has launched a range of services (IFG Services) that it says will make its customers’ businesses more efficient, environmentally sustainable and profitable. 

A stretchable, waterproof and breathable fabric that can harvest electrical energy from human body movements is being developed by researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Si

Odour-capturing molecules from Aqdot of Cambridge, UK, have been shown to reduce malodours associated with urine and sweat in nonwovens for feminine hygiene and baby-care applications by up to 95%.

A nonwoven made using recycled paper has been launched by Suominen of Helsinki, Finland.

A cotton fabric covered in a thin coating of an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase can filter carbon dioxide (CO2) from air and gas mixtures at promising rates, according to the fabric’s d

In light of recent, sharp increases in the costs of gas and oil, Brückner Textile Technologies of Leonberg, Germany, is to highlight a range of energy-efficient technologies for the finishing of te

New York is moving to ban the sale of clothing containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) after the passing of a bill in its State Senate and Assembly. 

Royal DSM is to sell its Engineering Materials business to Advent International and Lanxess for approximately €3.85 billion, following the signing of an agreement between the companies.

A film that protects wounds and helps them to heal quickly, repels bacteria, dampens inflammation, releases active pharmaceutical ingredients in a targeted manner and ultimately dissolves by itself

Karl Mayer's software company, KM.ON, has purchased developer of cloud-based software for the automated, on-demand production of garments, Digitale Strickmanufaktur of Krefeld, Germany.

A method for keeping carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP)-based structural batteries cool is being developed by researchers at Drexel University of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 

A range of instruments for the testing of technical textiles are to be shown by James Heal, of Halifax, UK, at Techtextil

Manufacturer of coatings and coated textiles for the military, marine and tent markets, Graniteville Specialty Fabrics, has installed a non-contact precision-spray finishing system from Baldwin Tec

In 2021, capacity for the production of nonwovens in North America increased by 1.8% in comparison with 2020 – a significant improvement over the 0.5% growth seen between 2019 and 2020 – according

Technologies for the recycling of textiles, needlepunch and airlay lines for the production of automotive nonwovens and wetlaid systems for the manufacture of glass-fibre nonwovens are to be shown

Lyocell fibres produced from microbial cellulose (MC) by Nanollose will be used by Paradise Textiles Ltd – a subsidiary of apparel manufacturer Alpine Group – to create yarns and textiles. 

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