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Philippine Textile Council calls for more support for weavers

To survive and grow in the new normal following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Philippine weaving industry needs support not only from consumers but also...

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Home of Wool reports record sales during pandemic

Six years ago, in search of natural materials for her home, Rositsa Petrova created a company for wool mattresses and pillows: Home of Wool.

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Composite material for wound dressings

In many existing multilayer wound dressings, in which the layers are laminated by an adhesive and/or mechanical lamination, the absorbent layers can swell and expand...

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Armenian ban on textile imports from Turkey extended

The government of Armenia plans to extend the ban on the imports of Turkish textiles for six months.

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Fibertex Nonwovens invests in North American market

Aiming to capitalise on rising demand for nonwovens, Aalborg, Denmark-based nonwovens producer Fibertex Nonwovens is investing DKK300m (US$48m) to expand capacity and meet the growing...

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Thai lingerie factory closure leaves 1,300 jobless

A Thai factory making lingerie for Victoria’s Secret, Triumph and other global brands has closed without notice and locked out 1,388 workers, using the coronavirus...

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Renewable base for thermoelectric textiles

A thread made of conductive cellulose is paving the way for electronic textiles made from renewable materials.

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Heated vests for frontline volunteers

Ororo Heated Apparel of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, has donated hundreds of heated vests to CORE – the Community Organized Relief Effort – to assist...

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UK consortium to accelerate high-volume composite technologies

GKN Aerospace is leading a new UK industry consortium called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) to develop and accelerate composite material and...

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Swarm robots handle fabrics for rapidly deployed structures

Manipulating and joining together multiple pieces of large, heavy, waterproof fabric is being allocated to robots in a project aiming to improve the manufacturing of...

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Large-area functional textile displays

An electronic textile that is 6 m long with a width of 25 cm has been developed by a team at Fudan University in China,...

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Thread maker partners with sustainable start-up in Cambodia

Industrial thread supplier Coats is partnering with Annabelle Hope, a start-up sustainable clothing manufacturer based in Cambodia.

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Local production for Myant Skiin Pods

Myant has partnered with URtech Manufacturing a Toronto, Canada-based provider of electronics manufacturing services, to produce the first commercial-scale run of electronic components for Skiin,...

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Hygiene innovation for business jet cabins

With aircraft interior suppliers looking for new designs to encourage passengers that flying is safe, major concerns in the Covid-19 era aircraft cabin are antimicrobial...

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Aerogel boost for flexible thermoelectric generator

Engineers from North Carolina State University report success in enhancing the efficiency of a wrist-worn flexible device that can harness the heat energy from the...

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PA6 yarn with 75% recycled content

BIG Yarns, a division of Beaulieu International Group, has launched EqoCycle, a fully recyclable polyamide 6 (PA6) yarn with 75% recycled content, which is said...

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