Archive: May 2024


Hansae invites North American fashion students to tour production facilities

South Korea-based fashion company Hansae organised the “Summer Tour of Hansae” programme in mid-May.

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Opportunities in Turkmenistan for Italian textile machinery

A delegation of Italian textile machinery manufacturers travelled to Turkmenistan in late June for an institutional mission organised by ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile…

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Recyclable aircraft dress cover launched at Aircraft Interiors Expo

Generation Phoenix, in partnership with Sabeti Wain Aerospace and Doy Design, has launched what is claimed to be the aviation industry’s first fully recyclable aircraft…

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Asahi Kasei opens plant for virus removal filters

Asahi Kasei Medical has completed the construction of its third assembly plant for Planova virus removal filters in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan.

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Batangas fashion industry seeks broader market

The provincial government in Batangas City, Philippines, is targeting the international fashion market with its indigenous textiles and apparel, particularly those made by local artisans…

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Expandable cardiovascular patch for treating CHD

A Japanese consortium comprising Teijin, Fukui Tateami and Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University have announced that a novel surgical patch, to be marketed under the…

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Enhancing nanofibrous acoustic energy harvesters with AI

Scientists at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation in Los Angeles, California, USA, have employed artificial intelligence techniques to improve the design and production of…

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ILO and trade unions launch Indonesian worker grievance process

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has developed a grievance application process for Indonesian garment workers in partnership with three trade confederations.

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Imperceptible sensors can be printed directly on human skin

Scientists have developed a method to make adaptive and eco-friendly sensors that can be directly and imperceptibly printed onto a wide range of biological surfaces,…

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Vietnam shortlisted for first giga-scale textile-to-textile recycling plant

Stockholm, Sweden-based Syre, which was initiated by Vargas and H&M Group, and launched in March, has received funding to help establish the company’s first two…

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Skirted hernia mesh prevents inversion

A reinforced skirted mesh for use in hernia repair is disclosed by Covidien, now part of Dublin, Ireland-headquartered Medtronic.

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Battery- and solar-powered fibres harvest and store electrical energy

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, USA, have established methods of developing battery- and solar-powered fibres, making it theoretically possible…

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UK government backing for coloured flax fibre

British technology company Hypetex has been awarded a significant grant from Innovate UK to develop the world’s first technical coloured flax fibre, which will have…

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Vocational training programme resuming at Armenian textile factory

The Assarian Vocational Training Program has launched a new round of training at the Lentex textile factory in the village of Akhuryan just outside of…

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Croatian clothing producer’s shareholders approve delisting

Shareholders in Croatian clothing producer Varteks have approved a proposal to delist all of its 5,026,686 shares from the Zagreb Stock Exchange, as well as…

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Powering devices with carbon nanotube yarns

For generating electricity from body heat, researchers at the Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan have developed a carbon nanotube (CNT) yarn with…

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