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The joint owners of ITMA ASIA + CITME 2022 have announced that the exhibition will be held on 19–23 November 2023 at the National Exhibition and Convention Centre (NECC) in Shanghai, China

A range of halogen-free flame-retardant (FR) fabrics for upholstery that meet the stringent British Fire Standard (

A flame-retardant (FR) and compostable alternative to leather is being developed by researchers at Columbia University in New York City, New York, USA. 

Composite shipping containers that are stronger, can carry a bigger payload and are better insulated than conventional alternatives, while being easier to track, are being put into operation by AEL

A regulation designed to address high energy prices in Europe "lacks ambition", according to the European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX) of Brussels, Belgium.

Hexcel has received Type Approval for its HexPly M9.6GF prepreg products from Bureau Veritas (BV), a leading provider of testing, inspection and certification services. 

A three-layer nonwoven (Fibrella Strata) that demonstrates a good combination of strength and softness has been launched primarily for hygiene applications by Suominen of Helsinki, Finland. 

A range of threads that are made from recycled polyester (PES) and contain an additive that causes them to biodegrade has been launched by Coats of Uxbridge, UK. 

As it looks to focus on the production of high-performance materials, Ahlstrom-Munksjö has divested itself of its decor business and will now operate under the business name Ahlstrom. 

In business for more than two decades, Outlast Technologies GmbH of Heidenheim, Germany, attributes its success to its innovative and sustainable products, and its agile development team. 

A computer-controlled jacket that could one day make its wearer invisible to infrared (IR) cameras is being developed by researchers in the UK, who have created a prototype to test the concept. 

A non-halogenated phosphonate flame-retardant from FRX Polymers has been used to provide active protection from fires in a polyester (PES) textile used in the recently completed refurbishment of se

Lifecycle assessments (LCAs) are now being used by Teijin to determine the impact that the production, use and disposal of its carbon fibre-reinforced intermediate products have on the environment.

Following its deferral earlier this year, Cinte Techtextil China 2022 will now take place on 7–9 December at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai. 

A digital tool able to calculate the environmental impact of the materials and processes used for the production of automotive components during the early stages of their design and development is

A robust and washable electrically conductive cotton thread is being used by researchers at Imperial College London in the UK to embroider low-cost sensors on T-shirts and face masks.

Sportswear enhanced with graphene-based inks is to be sold by BiaBrazil following the signing of a commercial agreement by the Brazilian company and the UK-based developer of the inks, Versarien.

In what they claim to be a first in Europe, researchers at the National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol, UK, have manufactured highly heat-resistant ceramic-matrix composites (CMCs) using an aut

A range of highly impact-resistant carbon fibre-reinforced plastics (CFRPs) has been launched by Xenia Materials of Mussolente, Italy. 

Huddersfield, UK-based fibre manufacturer International Fibres Group (IFG) has opened a research centre at its Asota site in Linz, Austria.