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Russian textile and clothing market facing record losses

The Russian textile and clothing market continues to bear huge losses owing to the ongoing military conflict with Ukraine and sanctions imposed on the country.

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Kordsa to buy majority stake in Italian composites firm

Kordsa of Izmut, Turkey, is to acquire the majority shares of Italian composites company Microtex Composites of Prato, which provides carbon fibre fabrics and prepregs...

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Printed energy harvesting solutions for textile-based automotive applications

As leader of the Portuguese project ContiTex, Continental’s Portuguese unit Continental – Indústria Têxtil do Ave in Lousado, together with the Portuguese research centre, CeNTI,...

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Clothing and embroidery factory opens in Vietnam

The first phase of a clothing and embroidery factory opened its doors in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai in April.

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Bulgarian designer’s journey from architecture to Paris

Bulgarian designer Hristina Nikolova presented her new brand Nikolova at February’s Paris Fashion Week at the invitation of FlyingSolo New York, a US fashion platform...

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Sustainable packaging made from wool in Estonia

Estonian start-up Woola is now creating “bubble wool” packaging – envelopes and bottle sleeves – made from wool.

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Wearable for monitoring prenatal health at home

An estimated 15m babies are born prematurely every year in the EU, posing a significant risk to both maternal and neonatal health.

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Fashion Revolution Indonesia encourages ethical production

Fashion Revolution Indonesia returned for its second edition, highlighting the need for ethical and sustainable decisions in fashion, from yarn to garments.

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3D printing smart clothing with liquid metal-alginate ink

Researchers at Zhejiang University, China, have developed a conductive three-dimensional printing ink made of liquid metal droplets coated with alginate, a polymer derived from algae.

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Coloured suture improves visual contrast in critical surgical procedures

Honeywell is expanding its Spectra MG biofibre portfolio with a blue-hued fibre that provides a strong visual aid to better differentiate between multiple suture sets...

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Dressing materials for moderate to heavily exuding wounds

A wound dressing for treating moderate to heavily exuding wounds is disclosed by Advanced Medical Solutions.

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Thai start-up turns fabric scraps into new clothing

A start-up in Thailand is saving surplus fabric from the scrap heap by selling it to designers and businesses, who transform it into new textiles.

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Adhesive wound dressing for tips of fingers or toes

An adhesive wound dressing that can be applied to the extremities of a human body while applying some tension onto the wound has been developed...

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Solutions to improve Uzbek clothing sector

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe has conducted a number of activities to improve the Uzbek clothing sector within its blockchain pilot project launched...

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Monochromatic hues in classic grey for aircraft interiors

Many years ago, designers were looking for the perfect grey: a grey that did not have any undertones and that could pair perfectly with any...

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Singapore-headquartered textile company expands RCO100 trademark

Singapore-headquartered Säntis Textiles has filed to expand its registered trademark in a bid to encourage behavioural change through the supply chain and protect the advancements...

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