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Fibres, Yarns & Fabrics

  • 7th February 2014

    Ahlstrom to modify its Executive Management Team

    Ahlstrom, a high performance fibre-based materials company, will refine its management structure to accelerate profitability and rapid implementation of the rightsizing programme. The company's operating model, with five business areas and common processes, wi...

  • 7th February 2014

    Auburn Manufacturing creates certification for 100% Made in the USA products

    Textile manufacturer Auburn Manufacturing has created its own ‘Country of Origin’ certificate in response to rising US Government and private industry requirements for proof that its textile products are made in America. The AMI certificate attests that ...

  • 7th February 2014

    Eastman Cyphrex microfibres may open more possibilities for manufacturers

    Eastman Chemical is enhancing its platform capability with a 4.5-micron diameter PET microfibre, specifically designed for wetlaid processing, in response to the nonwovens market’s need for expanded formulation options with fine fibres. This addition to th...

  • 6th February 2014

    Hybrid Technologies Update Outdoor Product at OR Winter Market

    A perfect storm of overlapping trade show schedules and an east coast blizzard reduced attendance at the Outdoor Retailer’s Winter Market 2014, held January 22 to 25 in Salt Lake City. Although the halls of the Salt Palace seemed quieter than usual, there wa...

  • 6th February 2014

    Vestagen obtains rights to patented Schoeller technologies

    Vestagen Technical Textiles has obtained worldwide rights from Schoeller Technologies to certain technologies that are integral to the unique properties of Vestex, the first of its families of active barrier protective fabrics that are clinically proven to pre...

  • 6th February 2014

    Textile industry comes back to life, especially in South

    Decades after many people thought the US textile industry was dead, the industry generated $54 billion in shipments in 2012 and employed about 233,000 people. Business is on the upswing as Southern states, in particular, woo textile companies with tax breaks,...

  • 6th February 2014

    Hockey Australia selects GreenFields TX

    Hockey Western Australia has had a GreenFields TX artificial grass system installed in the Perth Stadium in Australia. This hockey system is identical to the one that will be featured at the 2014 World Cup this summer in the Kyocera and GreenFields Stadiums in...

  • 6th February 2014

    Biomedical Structures and MPC at MD&M West 2014

    Biomedical Structures LLC (BMS), provider of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other clinical applications, will be exhibiting at the MD&M West 2014 alongside its partner, Modified Polymer Components (MPC), which specialises in the design, rapid prot...

  • 5th February 2014

    Butterfly body liners wins INDA’s 2014 Visionary Award

    A new kind of feminine hygiene product designed to protect women against light to moderate accidental bowel leakage (ABL) has been selected as the 2014 INDA’s Visionary Award winner by key industry executives from major consumer product companies and their s...

  • 5th February 2014

    Summoning up the future from thin air...

    Some very big claims are being made for the potential benefits of wearable technologies, and not least in the field of mobile health applications, or so-called mHealth. According to Qualcomm Life, headquartered in San Diego, California, this will save the USA...

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