Archive: 2022

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Better Cotton launches incentive programme in Uzbekistan

The Better Cotton Initiative has launched a new programme in Uzbekistan as it looks to further promote the environmental and social benefits of sustainable agricultural…

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Coated veil line in Poland for Saint-Gobain Adfors

With the aim of increasing capacity and achieving more flexibility with larger and wider rolls, Saint-Gobain Adfors has invested in a new, more efficient and…

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Cambodia explores new markets for clothing, footwear and travel goods

Cambodia is aiming to expand its garment, footwear and travel goods (GFT) export market in its bid to remain competitive in the industry, especially in…

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Social responsibility award for Bulgarian sock producer

Sofia, Bulgaria-based Kingly has received the Socially Responsible Strategic Management Award 2022 at a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Labour & Social Policy in…

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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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Integrated graphene heating and massage

The Heptathlon Black Technology Down Jacket from Chinese manufacturer Sundance received an IPSO Award 2022 for its integration of various electronic functions to enhance outdoor…

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Wearable foetal monitoring technology

US engineering researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a novel method of monitoring foetal heart rate through a compact abdominal patch embedded…

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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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Award for sustainable products made of ocean plastic

AVK, the German trade association for fibre-reinforced plastics, has presented an innovation award to Borgers for three products and solutions.

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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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