Huntsman Textile Effects has extended the High IQ performance assurance scheme to help mills, brands and retailers meet consumer demand for garments and accessories with built-in sun protection. High IQ Sun Protect provides an Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) of up to 50 and above, providing the wearer with the highest level of protection for the […]
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With the advancements of textile technology and synthetic fibers, smart textiles now covers the fields of nanotechnology, material science, design and textile engineering. Emerged as a result of interdisciplinary researches in electronics and computer engineering and medicine, smart textiles started to occupy have begun to gain an important place in the textiles and ready-to-wear industries […]
Flat knitting machine builder Stoll has revealed details of a new machine it intends to launch at this year’s ITMA Asia + CITME exhibition.
Study conducted by a Swedish Chemicals Agency has confirmed the safety of feminine hygiene products. A report released by the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) confirmed that the risk of negative effects on health from chemicals in menstrual products is low. The study determined and analysed the chemical substances in 35 different sanitary towels, tampons, panty liners and menstrual cups.
A number of global companies have replaced or are doing trials to replace the material in their gift cards – from plastic to paperboard. Sweden’s largest cinema chain, SF Bio, has taken the plunge and is now replacing all its cards.
Back to the USA: ‘High-Tex from Germany’ made a guest appearance at Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas in Atlanta for the second time from 22 to 24 May 2018. At the special exhibition organised by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry a total of 66 companies presented technical textiles, nonwovens, textile-processing machines, smart textiles and textile-research projects to the trade visitors.
EDANA closed its 2018 International Nonwovens Symposium (INS) today, having confirmed the industry’s confidence in the opportunities and strengths of the nonwovens industry.
INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, reports its 12th annual World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference June 5-8 successful in connecting 440 participants advancing their business in wipes.
Directa Plus plc (AIM: DCTA), a producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets, is pleased to announce that Oakley®, in collaboration with Bioracer, a designer and manufacturer of innovative, customised clothing for cycling teams and individuals as well as for other sporting activities, have launched the G+ Graphene Aero Jersey containing the Company’s graphene-based products.
Textile-finishing innovator Devan Chemicals recently launched a technology to make textiles free from allergens shed by cats and dogs. Purissimo™ is a probiotic-based solution and therefore completely natural. The technology was inspired by their experience with Purotex®, a successful allergen reduction solution that has been used in bedding for more than ten years.