Archive: October 2022

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Wearable health devices are not reaching those at risk

A new study has found that people who need wearable health devices, such as smartwatches and fitness bands, may use them the least.

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AFK Sistema to acquire stake in Russian fashion retailer

Russian financial conglomerate AFK Sistema, which is owned by billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov, is acquiring a 47.

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Innovative Advanced Wound Care solutions from Freudenberg Performance Materials

Elastic superabsorbers launched for wound dressings

Freudenberg Performance Materials has introduced an elastic variant of its flexible superabsorbers for wound dressings.

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Premium sueded material for automotive seating and door panels

Automotive seating supplier Lear will launch a premium sueded material for seating and door panel applications with a global automaker in 2024.

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Teijin starts production of functional polyester filaments in Thailand

Teijin Frontier, the Teijin Group’s fibres and products converting company, has announced that its core base for polyester fibre manufacturing, Teijin Polyester Thailand, has started...

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Inditex sells Russian business to UAE-based group

Following rumours in recent weeks regarding the potential sale of Inditex’s business in the Russian market, Inditex has confirmed that it has reached an initial...

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Robots that can feel fabric layers could help with laundry

New research from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute can help robots feel layers of fabric rather than relying on computer vision tools to only see...

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Calzedonia expanding production in Republika Srpska

Italian group Calzedonia, which produces clothing and underwear, plans to expand production at its factory in Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is seeking more workers.

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Smart glove system for sportswear

A range of new high-tech materials for sports applications was presented by Kuraray at November’s ISPO Munich trade fair for the sports industry in Germany.

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Bulgarian clothing producer considering new factory

Tailoring company Antoan Vill is considering building a new 2,000-m2 factory in Ruse, Bulgaria.

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Sensors for face masks that help gauge fit

A new sensor developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology could make it easier to ensure a good fit for a face mask.

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Partnership to create next-generation automotive textiles

Loomia Technologies and Khalil Design have partnered to create a customised multi-function textile on a new concept demonstrator.

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Single-stranded suture threads prevent pregnancy infection complications

Women at risk of pregnancy loss who need a specialist surgical procedure could benefit from a single-stranded suture thread to reduce the risk of infection,...

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Electro-tactile rendering device virtualises the sense of touch

A collaborative research team co-led by City University of Hong Kong has developed a wearable tactile rendering system that can mimic the sensation of touch...

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Etihad Airways unveils partnership with Armani/Casa

Etihad Airways has partnered with Armani/Casa on a collection designed by Giorgio Armani.

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Volvo’s EX90 interior made from recycled bottles

Volvo will use almost 50 kg of recycled and responsibly sourced materials to create the interior of its latest sport-utility vehicle (SUV).

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