Archive: September 2022

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Improving wearable medical sensors with ultrathin mesh

On-skin medical sensors and wearable health devices must be incredibly flexible and ultrathin so they can move with the human body.

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FDA-approved fever patch for babies

A US-based online baby and maternity supply store has launched what is claimed to be the first-ever fever patch for babies.

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Kolon Industries expands tyre cord production in Vietnam

Kolon Industries has completed the expansion of its tyre cord production plant in the Bau Bang Industrial Park, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam.

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Romanian group in talks to buy stake in Iranga Technologijos

Romanian holding group ROCA Industry is reported to be in “advanced negotiations” for the acquisition of a 77.

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Sustainable cork fabric developed exclusively for automotive interiors

Portuguese company Riopele has launched a sustainable fabric that incorporates cork exclusively for the automotive interiors sector.

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Vietnam's textile/clothing sector must go green to boost exports to EU

Experts have advised Vietnamese textile/clothing and leather/footwear firms to improve the sustainability of their production for export to the EU after the European Commission proposed...

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Wearable power solution for smart-textile electronics

The development of self-powered sensors using textiles could effectively reduce the problems caused by rigid batteries.

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Tool supports development of recyclable components

The German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf (DITF), Germany, is one of the partners in the Cyclometric research project to develop a tool...

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Nine Asian textile makers plan to open factories in the Philippines

Nine foreign companies have expressed interest in building textile or clothing factories in the Philippines, which will help increase the country’s exports by more than...

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Advancing wearable technology for healthcare

Ohio State University’s Asimina Kiourti believes wearable technology can become a vital and seamless part of diagnostic health tools that provide major health benefits, improving...

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Wearable sensors styled into T-shirts and face masks

Researchers at Imperial College London, UK, have embedded low-cost sensors that monitor breathing, heart rate and ammonia into T-shirts and face masks.

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Bosnian protective clothing producer to enter German market

Protective clothing producer Padrino-BP of Novi Grad, Bosnia and Herzegovina, is planning new investments and projects, including the refurbishment of its production department.

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Seizing growth opportunities in Bulgaria

The textile, clothing, leather and footwear industries employ 80,000 workers in Bulgaria; however, employment has fallen by 20% in the past four years, according to...

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Honey’s sweet potential for wound healing

Honey has exceptional antimicrobial and tissue-regenerative properties that should be exploited to the full to help wounds heal, say scientists from the UK’s University of...

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Primark to halt Myanmar sourcing after ETI report

Fast fashion retailer Primark has announced that, in light of the unfolding situation in Myanmar, which is currently under military regime after a coup in...

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Romanian fashion company in circular denim initiative

Romanian fashion brand No44 has launched a new takeback and recycling initiative in collaboration with Turkish denim manufacturer ISKO, as it looks to support its...

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