Archive: March 2024

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Producers seeks support from new Indonesian government

Indonesia’s textile and clothing industry hopes the country’s new government will help tackle illegal imports, excessive costs and global instability.

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Colour-shifting jacket glows orange by day and yellow-green at night

UK-based outerwear brand Vollebak has launched the Firefly Jacket that changes its hue from copper orange during the day or indoors to yellow-green at night…

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Implant fabrication using 3D woven fabric

A method of fabricating a docking device for a bioprosthesis, such as an implantable bioprosthetic heart valve, has been developed by Edwards Lifesciences.

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First VIATT trade fair attracts more than 17,200 visitors

The inaugural Vietnam International Trade Fair for Apparel, Textiles and Textile Technologies (VIATT), held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, from 28 February – 1…

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Philippine factory delivers first aircraft seats to Airbus

The Tanauan City, Philippines, plant of aircraft parts maker Collins Aerospace has delivered its first seating shipment to Airbus.

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Ultra thin semiconductor fibres turn fabrics into wearable electronics

Ultra-thin semiconductor fibres turn fabrics into wearable electronics

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University Singapore have developed ultra-thin semiconductor fibres that can be woven into fabrics, turning them into smart wearable electronics.

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Low-carbon seat made of recycled materials

China-based automotive supplier Yanfeng has developed a sustainable seat called the Reco Seat, which is said to reduce product carbon emissions by up to 40%…

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Warp knitting machine for electrically conductive textiles

German textile machine builder Karl Mayer has delivered an MJ 52/1 S warp knitting machine to Austrian high-tech textiles specialist Grabher Group at its facility in…

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Intelligent sensors prevent skin injuries

Swiss researchers are working on preventing pressure ulcer tissue damage in adults, which involves converting the risk factors of pressure and circulatory disorders into helpful…

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Smart protection for delicate skin

Scientists at Empa in Switzerland are launching two smart solutions for treating pressure sores as a result of partnerships with industry.

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Vinted expands Nordic reach with Danish acquisition

Vilnius, Lithuania-based Vinted has acquired Trendsales of Copenhagen, Denmark.

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LPP expands collection of used clothing to foreign markets

Polish clothing company LPP has made it possible to donate used clothes in its brand showrooms for foreign markets.

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Gender-specific mesh implant

A gender-specific implantable mesh for inguinal hernia repair, which is common in men, has been developed by Hexagon Health of Beverly Hills, California, USA.

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Diaper-embedded urination sensor

Toray Industries has developed a diaper-embedded urination sensor that notifies caregivers when changes are necessary.

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Sustainable hemp fibre prepreg material for automotive interiors

An environmentally friendly pre-impregnated material called ramie fibre reinforced – polylactic acid (RFR-PLA) has been developed for automotive interior applications by the University of Indonesia.

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Autoneum creates business unit for commercial vehicles

Switzerland-based Autoneum has established a new business unit for commercial vehicles to expand its existing truck business and to increase revenue and profitability in this…

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