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Fibres that reflect certain wavelengths of infrared (IR) radiation and could be woven into textiles, so the materials from which the textiles are made can be identified in fabric-sorting plants, ar

A strong 50-k carbon fibre for the production of pressure vessels is to be launched at JEC World by SGL Carbon of Wiesbaden, Germany. 

Having filed for insolvency in October 2022, Hamm, Germany-based producer of fibres and filaments Advansa Manufacturing is to wind-down its operations in the coming months and will subsequently be

Nanollose reports that it has secured a patent for technologies that enable it to create a viscose dope from microbial cellulose (MC)(1) from the United States Patent and Trademark Offic

Renewcell has signed a letter of intent with producer of lyocell fibres, China Textile Academy (CTA) Green Fibre Co Ltd, that could see it supply the Chinese company with its recycled textile pulp

A compact and efficient machine for the production of towpregs and prepregs is to be launched at JEC World by Cygnet Texkimp of Northwich, UK. 

A lightweight, durable and comfortable fabric has been launched by Carrington Textiles, of Adlington, UK, for the production of military uniforms. 

A yarn-based sensor that can take real-​time measurements of how exhausted a person gets during physical exertion is being developed by researchers at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. 

An antibacterial treatment based on citric acid and developed for application to textiles by Noble Biomaterials of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, has been registered with the US Environmental Protect

Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) are working to determine how dyes and finishes affect an enzymatic process they have developed to separate the cellulose and polyester (PES) el

Brückner Group, of Leonberg, Germany, will highlight its ovens for the drying and consolidation of nonwovens at INDEX, which takes place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18–21 April 2023.  

Leeds, UK-based supplier of laboratory- and pilot-scale meltblown and spunbond systems, Fibre Extrusion Technology (FET) Ltd, will use INDEX to promote the capabilities of its

As it prepares for ITMA 2023, Cambridge, UK-based developer of digital dyeing and finishing technologies, Alchemie Technology, has joined the British Textile Machinery Association (BTMA). 

Trützschler Nonwovens, Trützschler Card Clothing and Voith are to showcase their latest technologies for the production of nonwovens at INDEX.

A pilot plant for the spinning and twisting of sewing threads made from recycled and renewable materials has been opened by Coats in Madurai, India. 

Indorama Ventures (IVL) has secured exclusive rights to use a technology developed by Polymateria that enables the production of biodegradable polyolefins for use in nonwovens for hygiene applicati

A cost-effective and energy-efficient process for the production of carbon fibres from lignin is being developed by researchers at the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DI

HeiQ Materials AG has formed a partnership with developer and manufacturer of bedding products, American Textile Co, for the supply of its finish (HeiQ Allergen Tech) that helps to alleviate proble

Swiss manufacturer of high-performance waterproof fabrics for the production of apparel, Ventile, is to start selling fabrics with a biodegradable antimicrobial coating from Finnish company NordShi

An efficient, electrically heated stenter from Brückner Textile Technologies is being used by Intercarpet for the finishing of its floorcoverings as it looks to reduce the environmental impact of i