Archive: 2020

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Self-adhesive wound dressing with improved wear time

A self-adhesive wound care product with improved wear time has been developed by Mölnlycke Health Care of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Antimicrobial burns dressing chosen for US contracts

Argentum Medical, a manufacturer of silver-plated antimicrobial dressings based in Geneva, Illinois, USA, has been awarded five-year contracts in the US health and defence markets.

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Tufted automotive carpets made from recycled PET

Autoneum has launched a tufted carpet aimed at the highest requirements for sustainable mobility, with the yarns manufactured from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.

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Sport shoe uses repurposed airbags

Sportswear brand Reebok has teamed up with South Korean label Kanghyuk for a limited-edition sports shoe made with repurposed airbags.

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New RCEP trade deal will enhance China’s influence in the region

Fifteen countries have formed what is now the world’s largest trading bloc, covering nearly a third of the global economy.

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Green industrial zone for Svay Rieng town

Chinese-owned industrial park developer and operator QiLu has signed a strategic partnership with the Environmental Protection Industry Associations of Cambodia to build a 450-hectare special…

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Bulgarian home textiles maker starts production of ‘dry-dyed’ fabrics

Bulgarian home textiles producer Aglika is saving around 8,000 litres of water for every 300 bath towels produced with an innovative dyeing method that does…

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Lithuanian textile producer implements antimicrobial technology

With a rapid increase in coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in Lithuania and the world as a whole, SBA Group subsidiary Utenos Trikotazas has joined with Swiss…

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Smart options with MDW technology

Swiss textile machinery builder Jakob Müller has woven a textile calculator to demonstrate the capabilities of its new MDW technology.

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Monofilament mesh gets CE Mark approval

Chicago, Illinois, USA-based Surgical Innovation Associates has secured CE Mark approval for reconstructive and aesthetic indications – including abdominal hernia prophylaxis, breast tissue support and…

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Sustainable luxury for automotive interior surfaces

With tightening environmental regulations challenging the automotive industry, Dinamica, a sustainable and recyclable microfibre suede, is supporting automotive original equipment manufacturers to achieve their environmental…

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Indonesia hopes for more textile exports to Turkey

Indonesian textile producers hope to export more of their products to Turkey owing to its strategic location, despite many tariff and non-tariff export barriers that…

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New Russian modelling method to reduce production costs

A new method of modelling and digitalisation of the properties of textile products has been designed by scientists at the St Petersburg State University of…

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Promising route to piezoelectric nylon fibres

A new method for producing nylon fibres that are smart enough to produce electricity from simple body movement has been developed in a collaboration between the UK’s…

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Biocompatible soft tissue implant

A biocompatible soft tissue implant, such as a breast implant, in which biocompatible materials are used as the surface of the implant has been developed…

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IVL and Toyobo to build airbag yarn plant in Thailand

Indorama Ventures (IVL) has, through its subsidiary, Indorama Polyester Industries (IPI), entered into a joint venture agreement with Toyobo to form a 50:50 joint venture…

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