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A device that enables the haptic properties of such as wet wipes, diapers and face masks to be measured objectively will be shown by emtec Electronic GmbH at INDEX

An efficient and cost-effective ultrasonic method for anchoring elastic threads in nonwovens has been developed by Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik, of Karlsbad, Germany. 

An automatic sewing unit that can produce up to 540 finished fabric tote/shopping bags an hour, and a system for their subsequent embroidery, have been developed by two companies in Sweden. 

Groz-Beckert's Carding division is to present its latest developments at INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18–21 April 2023.

A wide range of adhesives for the production of nonwovens for the hygiene industry, and an online tool that provides information regarding the adhesives, will be shown by H.B. Fuller at INDEX. 

Soft and elastic filaments made from liquid crystalline elastomers (LCEs) are being used by researchers in Finland and the UK to weave textiles that can change shape repeatedly in response to chang

Environmentally sustainable and efficient technologies for the production of nonwovens are to be shown at INDEX by Oerlikon Nonwoven of Neumünster, Germany. 

High-performance nonwovens for the automotive and hygiene industries are to be shown at INDEX by Sandler, of Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany. 

Archroma, of Pratteln, Switzerland, has completed its acquisition of the Textile Effects business from Huntsman, of The Woodlands, Texas, USA.

A fast process for producing carbon fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) sandwich panels is being developed for use in automotive applications by Toray Industries of Tokyo, Japan. 

A process for the production of monoethylene glycol (MEG), a starting material for the manufacture of polyester (PES), using carbon dioxide (CO2) extracted from industrial waste gases is

SGL Carbon has sold its business activities at its site in Gardena, California, USA, where it developed and manufactured heat-resistant composites and components using silica and carbon fabrics, to

The developer of a system for the hydrocharging of meltblown nonwovens that can be integrated easily into existing production lines reports that the technology generated a great deal of interest at

Evonik has entered into an agreement with AMSilk to manufacture industrial quantities of silk proteins for the production of fibres, hydrogels and powders.  

Milliken & Co says that it has become the first US-based manufacturer of textiles to eliminate all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from its ranges of products.  

An extrusion line for the recycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) has been installed by the Korea Textile Development Institute (KTDI) at its technical centre in Daegu, South Korea. 

The laundering of textiles in the UK generates microfibres weighing the equivalent of 600–1500 double-decker buses every year, according to researchers from the University of Leeds. 

A microfilament fabric that protects automotive and industrial parts with electronic components from electrostatic discharge (ESD) and surface scratches during transport has been launched by Freude

Archroma has secured all of the regulatory approvals required for it to complete its acquisition of Huntsman's Textile Effects business.

Autefa Solutions is to showcase its latest technologies for the forming and hydroentanglement of fibrous webs, and the drying of the resultant nonwovens, at INDEX in Geneva, Switzerland, o