Archive: June 2023

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Spanish fashion retailer plans phased exit from Myanmar

Following international condemnation of the Myanmar junta’s treatment of clothing workers, Inditex, which makes clothing under the Zara and other global brands, has announced that…

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Intelligent patch for remote monitoring of pregnancy

With the help of novel wearables and smart textiles, researchers in the EU-funded Newlife project aim to enable continuous obstetric monitoring in everyday life.

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Smart patch could improve patients’ sleep

A Danish start-up has developed a new smart sensor for monitoring patients, which is undergoing trials with patients at the Psychiatric Research Unit at the…

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Turkmenabat Cotton Spinning Factory

Turkmen cotton spinning factory exceeds target

The Turkmenabat Cotton Spinning Factory, located in the Lebap region in the east of Turkmenistan, produced 3,395 tonnes of cotton yarn from January–May 2023, with…

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New Nonwoven Microcarriers x1000

Nonwoven microcarriers for large-scale cell culture

Japan-based Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibres and products converting company, has developed nonwoven microcarriers that enable fast, large-scale, high-quality cell culture.

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Indonesian apparel start-up closes funding round

Indonesian direct-to-consumer fashion company Claude has announced the closing of its seed funding round.

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Patch uses nanomagnets to detect muscle movement through the skin

Using nanomagnets composites and conductive yarn, US scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles have invented a smart textile that can sense and measure…

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Marimekko to launch retail store and website in Singapore

Marimekko is planning to open its first retail location in the ION Orchard mall, Singapore, at the end of September.

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Südwolle officially opens production facilities in Vietnam

Südwolle Group has officially opened its Da Lat Worsted Spinning Mill in Da Lat City, Vietnam, and a new dyehouse in Ninh Thuan province.

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World record for largest T-shirt made in Romania

A new Guinness World Record for the largest T-shirt has been set by record-keeping association Asociatia 11even, Kaufland Romania and Federatia Romana.

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Indonesian textile industry to lay off more workers

More workers are expected to lose their jobs in the Indonesian textile industry later this year as companies face a prolonged slowdown in the export…

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Plans for Bulgarian hand-woven lace business to expand

Odaya Home, which makes luxury bedding with hand-woven lace, has plans to expand its partners and increase sales.

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Interior design of EVs integrated with 3D fashion technology

French carmaker Peugeot has integrated Stratasys’ 3DFashion technology into the interior of its new concept car, Inception.

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Wearable monitor detects stress hormone levels across a full day

Early warning signs of diseases caused by dysfunctional levels of stress hormones could be spotted more easily owing to a new wearable device developed by…

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Promoting silk products to young buyers in Japan, South Korea and Italy

Thailand is embarking on a campaign to promote premium silk products to attract young buyers in Japan, South Korea and Italy.

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Lasting impressions in new Volvo EX90 SUV

The interior of the new all-electric Volvo EX90 sport utility vehicle includes natural, recycled and certified materials, including Nordico upholstery created from textiles made from…

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