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Medical, Health & Hygiene

  • 22nd July 2013

    Final programme for GoCarbonFiber 2013

    Smithers Rapra has announced the final programme for the 2013 GOCarbonFiber conference that will take place from 8-10 October at the Arctic Club Hotel. It is an event for seasoned composites experts, and new entrants alike that provides an opportunity to netw...

  • 19th July 2013

    Tamicare to scale up 3D printed disposables

    UK based Tamicare has moved to a new 1800 square metre site in Heywood, Greater Manchester where it will intensify its activities collaborating with companies from different sectors, which are interested in its Cosyflex 3D printed nonwovens technology for disp...

  • 18th July 2013

    New high-speed spunlace line for Chuzhou

    International technology Group Andritz has received an order from Chuzhou Jinchun Nonwoven Fabric, Anhui Province, China, to deliver a new high-speed spunlace line to its site at Chuzhou. The line will produce lightweight fabrics for the hygiene industry from...

  • 17th July 2013

    INDA report – shows North American wipes growth

    INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, announced the release of a new report, entitled ‘North American Wipes Market: Trends & Forecasts 2012-2017’, which includes sales estimates by consumer channel and national brands/private labels. Sales i...

  • 16th July 2013

    Cathay Investments acquires Umeco Distribution

    Cathay Investments has announced the acquisition of Umeco Distribution (formerly GPRMS), one of Europe’s leading composite distributors, from Cytec Industries. ...

  • 16th July 2013

    Suominen divests wet wipes business

    Suominen Corporation has completed the divestment of its wet wipes business unit, Codi Wipes. Both parties of the deal have now fulfilled the conditions precedent and the transaction has been closed. Codi Wipes business unit will be excluded from Suominen’s...

  • 13th July 2013

    ‘Positioning Excellence Award’ for Lenzing

    Lenzing has been given the Positioning Excellence Award from Trout & Partners, a leading consulting company for strategic positioning and differentiation on 1 July. “Lenzing is receiving this award for resolutely pursuing a clear positioning as the world ma...

  • 12th July 2013

    Innovation and commercialism

    In my years in the technical textiles industry, I have seen many new ideas and products, many innovative and creative, get substantial coverage in the press as “pathways to the future”, never to reach commercial status. Many of the high performance fibers...

  • 12th July 2013

    Reuse, recycle or sometimes simply burn?

    According to figures from the UK government-funded WRAP organisation, the country’s recycling industry is now worth an annual £3 billion and employs 40,000 people. Yet according to Bill Griffiths of Viridor – a leading recycling, renewable energy and was...

  • 12th July 2013

    Promoting global free trade of nonwovens

    EDANA and INDA, the two global nonwovens associations, are working hand in hand to encourage the implementation of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and the European Union. In April, INDA and EDANA decided to ...

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Medical, Health & Hygiene features news on the latest textiles and nonwovens technologies and products in the medical textiles, healthcare and hygiene sectors, along with news from the leading companies.