Archive: June 2022


Danish start-up launches reusable period pad

A Danish start-up is pioneering reusable menstrual products to help women go plastic-free on their period.

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Printed resonant coil for wearable high-power wireless charging

Researchers at the Centre for Flexible Electronics and E-Textiles (C-FLEET) at the University of Southampton and the James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgow,...

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Swiss bag maker initiates recyclable truck tarpaulin

Swiss bag maker Freitag wants to ensure that its bags made from upcycled truck tarpaulins are not only recycled in the future, but also remain...

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Sound-insulating technologies for electric drives

Catering to the acoustic requirements of electric vehicles, Autoneum has extended its concepts for noise-reducing engine encapsulations to new applications related to electric drives.

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New CEO for Lithuanian knitwear manufacturer

SBA Group has approved the appointment of Nomeda Kaučikienė as chief executive officer of Lithuanian knitwear manufacturer Utenos Trikotažas.

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Data capture for movement patterns and biomechanics

Footfalls & Heartbeats has highlighted its technology as a viable alternative to the industry standard method of data capture for movement patterns and biomechanics.

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Nike to make full exit from Russian market

Nike is making a full exit from Russia three months after suspending its operations there, as the pace of Western companies leaving the country accelerates.

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Mesh implants made of elastic titanium

Exhibiting at the Techtextil exhibition in June, Titanium Textiles develops, manufactures and distributes a range of products based on a unique microwire technology, which has...

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‘Garment factory of the world’ faces numerous challenges

Although Asia remains the garment factory of the world, the sector faces a number of challenges, many of which have been accelerated by the Covid-19...

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Sensor and actuator technology on show at Techtextil

At last month’s Techtextil exhibition in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Textildruckerei Mayer demonstrated its competence in sensor and actuator technology by means of the inner...

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Swiss researchers develop wearable textile exomuscle

Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed a wearable textile exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles.

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NGO making cotton leather products in Cambodia

Hoping to capitalise on the global trend towards “vegan leather”, the Cambodia Cotton Club, a non-governmental organisation located in Battambang town’s Voat Kor commune, is...

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Experts in Novi Sad working on smart textiles and ‘edible’ electronics

Researchers at the Centre for Textile Electronics in the Faculty of Technical Sciences at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, are developing nano- and flexible...

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Waste from the automotive industry as a resource

A process that uses natural leather waste from the automotive industry to produce innovative textile coatings received a Techtextil Innovation Award 2022 in the category New Approaches...

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Bulgaria’s Fashion Supply planning expansion for non-standard clothing

Bulgarian fashion manufacturer Fashion Supply is planning an initial public offering on the BEAM market on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange for the growth of small...

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Indonesian textile industry outlook brightens after Covid setback

The outlook for Indonesia’s textile and clothing makers appears positive, after two years of pandemic-driven disruptions that decimated the industry (reports Nikkei Asia).

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