Archive: June 2021


Armenian textile producer to modernise

Alex Textile, one of the largest textile producers in Armenia, will undertake a major modernisation and re-equipment programme this year, including the purchase of new...

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Kirigami inspires superior e-skin patch

A new conformable, sensor-embedded patch can monitor someone’s health without malfunctioning or peeling away even when the wearer is perspiring.

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Belarusian textile group prepared for effects of EU sanctions

Bellegprom, Belarus’ flagship textile and light industry producer, has formulated a new strategy for development and an action plan as a response to sanctions imposed...

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ZTE’s YouCare smart shirt powered by 5G

ZTE and its Italian partners introduced the 5G-enabled YouCare smart shirt at the Mobile World Congress 2021 held in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of...

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Unpaid wages at Victoria’s Secret supplier in Thailand

Around 300 clothing workers producing for lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret protested against unpaid wages and severance pay in front of Brilliant Alliance Thai Global at...

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ILO reveals coup impact on Myanmar's clothing sector

A quarter of a million clothing workers in Myanmar have lost their jobs following the military coup in February, according to a new study by...

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MIT Masks

Face mask rapidly detects virus with biosensors

A face mask that can diagnose if its wearer has Covid-19 within about 90 minutes has been developed in the US.

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Lymphoedema maintenance simplified with new foam sleeve

Medical device manufacturer Medi USA has launched a product for at-home lymphoedema management.

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Smart dressings with built-in healing sensors

Australian researchers at RMIT have developed smart, electrospun wound dressings with built-in nanosensors that glow to alert patients and medical professionals when a wound is...

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Chinese investor to build garment packaging materials factory in Indonesia

A Chinese company that produces packaging materials for apparel products, Baoshen Science & Applied Technologies, is reported to be expanding its business by building its...

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Streaming images on the tongue

To help blind people gain a sense of vision, the BrainPort V100 is a wearable medical device that enables users to process visual images with...

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878 Sailing Apparel

Launch of smart sailing apparel made in Hungary

The 878 brand has entered the international market for smart sailing apparel for both leisure sailors and professional athletes with products that are designed, developed...

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E-textiles conference call for papers

The third annual E-Textiles Network conference will be held as a hybrid event from 3–4 November 2021 in Manchester, UK, and online.

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Lao Vice President calls for compliance with Covid-19 rules

Lao Vice President Pany Yathotou has stressed the need for the country’s clothing factories to comply with measures introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus...

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Composite from basalt fibres for rail carriage interiors

Basaltex has developed a new composite material solution comprising basalt fibres combined with EconCore’s honeycomb technology.

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Irish research project harvesting sustainable carbon fibre

Ground-breaking technology developed at the University of Limerick could produce cheaper and more sustainable carbon fibre, which could lead to cars of the future being...

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