Archive: July 2022


Thai clothing workers’ leader ‘targeted by officials’

A trade union leader in Thailand has accused the country’s authorities of using Covid-19 restrictions to keep workers in line after 1,388 former clothing workers...

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Wire woven moquette featured on London’s Elizabeth Line

Transport for London’s new £18bn Elizabeth Line stretches for more than 100 km, stopping at 41 accessible stations – 10 of them new – and...

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Intelligent boot created for healthcare workers

Australian researchers have created a high-tech boot concept that continuously monitors temperature and pressure, designed to address the specific needs of doctors, nurses and other...

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New shape-shifting material can move like a robot

Australian engineers have developed a new class of smart textiles that can shape-shift and turn a two-dimensional material into three-dimensional structures.

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New material for surgical dressings can prevent recurrence of melanoma

A new type of dressing for the post-surgical treatment of melanoma has been created by UK scientists, who have discovered a new method for making...

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Native bast fibres for buses, boards and automotive equipment

The DuroBast project focuses on the use of bast fibres in the production of large-scale composite structural components.

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Smart textiles sense how their users are moving

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed smart textiles that conform snugly to the body and can sense the wearer’s posture and motions...

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Fashion in Montenegro goes digital with European support

SAMMS, an exclusive distributor of global clothing brands in Montenegro, recently implemented a digital enterprise resource planning system with the support of the European Bank...

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Antimicrobial technology on show at AIX Hamburg

Polygiene Group exhibited for the first time at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) show in Hamburg, Germany, in June with a booth that showed how...

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Sustainable modular headliner wins plastics recycling award

Grupo Antolin has won the prestigious Plastics Recycling Award Europe 2022 for its sustainable modular headliner for vehicle interiors.

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Pioneering the use of recycled plastics in automotive interiors

Resource management group Veolia and French automotive supplier Faurecia have signed a co-operation and research agreement to jointly develop new compounds for automotive interior modules,...

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Tecnofilati introduces graphene yarn

Italian company Tecnofilati introduced carbon-based Resistex Graphene yarn at the recent Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Malaysian foundation to host traditional textiles symposium

Yayasan Tenun Pahang Diraja, the foundation set up to preserve the art of making Royal Pahang woven fabric, will host the 8th ASEAN Traditional Textiles...

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