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Textile sensor protects against pressure injuries

A medical device for determining oxygen saturation in a tissue and designed to protect against pressure injuries has been developed by the University of Bern,...

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Bosnian textile company lays off 40 workers

Textile company Kayak in Kostajnica, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina, has dismissed around 40 employees, which the company’s management said was due to a lack...

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A return to Balkan roots for Serbian women's fashion brand

Serbian brand Ivko Woman has gained fame in 26 countries with knitwear of high workmanship and authentic design, complemented by equally high-quality ready-to-wear products.

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Compression garment for lymphoedema treatment

A compression and/or contention garment for the treatment of genital and/or pelvic lymphoedema is disclosed by Thuasne of Levallois-Perret, France.

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Flexible absorbent and stable bandage

An absorbent and stable bandage that can be used in a variety of applications has been developed by Biodaptive Advanced Materials of Ronkonkoma, New York,...

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Japanese garment companies to relocate from China

Southeast Asia’s clothing sector has received a boost as some big Japanese garment companies are making plans to shift their manufacturing and procurement bases from...

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Apparel interlinings maker to distribute wearable technologies

Apparel interlinings manufacturer Chargeurs PCC has announced it will distribute wearable technology components made by KC Wearable Technologies globally to the clothing industry and fashion...

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Eco-friendly fashion label is transforming maternity wear

Czech brand Wo-mum has designed a range of multifunctional nursing tops and dresses that flatter during and after pregnancy, as well as flexible bottoms and...

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Wound dressing containing multi-ply knitted fabric

A wound dressing that contains a multi-ply knitted fabric has been developed by textiles and chemicals manufacturer Milliken & Co of Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA.

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Tesco and Intertek face claims of forced labour at Thai clothing factory

A landmark legal case is being brought by clothing workers against British retailer Tesco and social auditing firm Intertek for negligence and against Tesco for...

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Bulgarian sock producer enters North American market

Bulgarian sock producer Stinky Socks has received financing worth €150,000 (US$160,000) from Vitosha Venture Partners, which has allowed it to increase production by more than...

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Turkish textile and clothing brands plan Russian expansion

Turkey-based Eroglu Holding, which owns the Colin’s brand, is accelerating its expansion into the Russian market with the planned opening of up to 17 stores...

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Sustainable car seat foam solutions

A new range of cushioning solutions made from an innovative structure of polyester-based fibres that is 100% recyclable and aimed at the mobility markets has...

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Thousands of Philippine clothing workers laid off

In the largest retrenchment last year in the Philippines, 4,485 workers in the Mactan Export Processing Zone and the Cebu Light Industrial Park, both located...

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Wireless sensors for lifelong monitoring of aircraft

Wireless sensors as thin as a human hair could soon be integrated into composite materials and embedded in aerospace components to monitor the condition of...

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Composites selected for NASA Mars missions

Advanced materials technology firm Aluula Composites reports that its ultralight and strong composite materials have been selected by Thin Red Line Aerospace for future NASA...

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