Archive: November 2022


Hungarian fashion brand opens first store

Hungarian fashion brand Aeron, which was founded in 2012 by fashion designer Eszter Áron, has opened its first store in Budapest.

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New material helps diabetic wounds heal quickly

Researchers from the UK’s University of Nottingham have discovered a new class of polymer that can provide instructions to both immune and non-immune cells to…

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Launch of 100% polyester automotive carpet systems

By introducing a carpet made of 100% polyester, Autoneum says it has opened up new opportunities for vehicle manufacturers to meet their ambitious sustainability targets.

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Cambodian government ‘used pandemic to restrict unions’

The Cambodian government used the Covid-19 pandemic to block the right to strike in the country’s garment industry, jail union activists and restrict union formation,…

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Mango expands with new store opening in Singapore

With more than 10 points of sale in Singapore, after integrating four former franchise stores last April, Barcelona, Spain-based fashion company Mango has opened a…

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BMW Italy and Alcantara team up for one-off M4

BMW Italy has collaborated with Alcantara to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the BMW M brand with a one-off competition-specification coupé painted in São Paulo…

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Launch of textile sustainability programme in Malaysia

Malaysian nanotechnology services company NanoTextile has launched a textile and fashion sustainability programme called Nanotextile360ᵒ.

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Wireless smart bandage provides new insights on healing chronic wounds

Researchers at Stanford University in the US have developed a wireless smart bandage that has shown promise in speeding up tissue repair by monitoring the…

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Integrating the passenger airbag into the instrument panel

Automotive supplier Yanfeng has developed a solution for integrating the passenger airbag into the instrument panel as a result of cross-divisional collaboration between the company’s…

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New textile plant in Rogatica, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Textile company Mraz of Pale has opened a new production facility in Rogatica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which will employ 35 workers.

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Embroidery as low-cost solution for wearable electronics

Embroidering power-generating yarns onto fabric has allowed US researchers to embed a self-powered, numerical touch-pad and movement sensors into clothing.

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‘Smart sensor’ dressing wins design award

Three students from Poland have been awarded this year’s James Dyson Award for design for developing a smart sensor for dressings that indicates how well…

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Nanofibre aerogels for accelerated diabetic wound healing

Scientists from the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation and the University of Nebraska Medical Center have developed a fibrous aerogel that is claimed to provide…

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Bulgarian clothing sector faces lack of workers

There are currently around 20,000 unfilled jobs in the Bulgarian clothing industry.

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Name change for Cambodian clothing employers’ association

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has changed its name to the Textile, Apparel, Footwear, Travel Goods Association in Cambodia (TAFTAC).

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Compression stockings with cooling effect

Three-in-one stockings that address needs in both the medical and sports sectors have been developed by Carols LLC of Mason, Ohio, USA.

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