Archive: 2023

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Levi’s opens ‘NextGen’ store in Singapore

Levi Strauss recently opened its digital-friendly store it refurbished in Singapore – its largest in Southeast Asia.

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Oekotex 100 certification for washable superabsorbent fabrics

Technical Absorbents has achieved Oekotex 100 certification for its washable fabric technology offering.

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Scar-reducing bandage with force-applying spring

A scar-reducing bandage (or sticking plaster) that can be used in the case of hypertrophic scars and keloids has been developed by Adrian Giger, chief…

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Ergonomic aircraft seats with ELeather dress cover

MYAirline, a new Malaysia-based low-cost airline established in January 2021, has fitted Geven’s ergonomic aircraft seats on its fleet of three A320-200s.

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Heated seatbelt improves energy efficiency of EVs in cold weather

A heated seatbelt option has been created by ZF for electric vehicle (EV) applications, enabling users of EVs to reduce the amount of energy used…

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Vietnam's clothing exports forecast to exceed US$45bn in 2023

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (Vitas) forecasts that clothing exports will exceed US$45bn in 2023, higher than last year’s value of US$44bn, driven by…

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Stretchable strain sensor for health monitoring

A sensor that can detect minor changes in strain, has a greater range of motion than previous technologies and could be incorporated into fabrics is…

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Global lingerie brands exit Russia owing to growing isolation

French lingerie brand DIM is to exit Russia owing to the current situation in the country and its growing isolation in the international arena.

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Antimicrobial cotton textile with copper ions in nanofibres

A transdisciplinary and multi-institutional research team in the US has developed a new antimicrobial cotton textile with copper (Cu) ions incorporated into the cotton structure…

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Fire destroys Jakel clothing outlet in Malaysia

Malaysian textile and clothing retailer Jakel Group has estimated preliminary losses of at least MYR100m (US$22.

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