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Medical, Health & Hygiene

  • 16th January 2013

    VIDEO: Carbon nanotube fibre breakthrough

    Scientists from Rice University in Texas have unveiled a new carbon nanotube (CNT) fibre that looks and acts like textile thread and conducts electricity and heat like a metal wire. The following article was published on the University’s website just a few d...

  • 15th January 2013

    Silver nanoparticles loaded thermosensitive cotton fabric

    The Journal of Industrial Textiles has published online the following research paper: ‘Silver nanoparticles loaded thermosensitive cotton fabric for antibacterial application’. ...

  • 15th January 2013

    Techtextil 2013 to be biggest yet

    Its official - the next edition of Techtextil will be bigger than ever before. According to organiser Mess Frankfurt, the number of exhibitor registrations for the trade fair, which will be held in Frankfurt am Main from 11 to 13 June 2013, is already signific...

  • 11th January 2013

    EURATEX chief highlights importance of Techtextil and Texprocess

    At a recent International Press Conference for the Texprocess and Techtextil fairs to be held in Frankfurt in June, Francesco Marchi, Director General of EURATEX, highlighted the importance of the textile and clothing industry, its coming challenges and the ro...

  • 10th January 2013

    Duro starts production of Alexium FR treatment

    Alexium International Group has announced that its late product development phase and commercial roll out are proceeding to plan and that the company’s novel nylon FR treatment is quickly moving from development to scale-up and initial production....

  • 10th January 2013

    Technical products need technical sewing threads

    To learn about how different types of sewing thread can help in the manufacture of specialist technical textile products, as well as with more conventional textiles, readers should visit Texprocess 2013, from 10-13 June and Techtextil 2013, from 11-13 June. Th...

  • 9th January 2013

    Biomedical Structures appoints new R&D chief

    Biomedical Structures LLC (BMS), a developer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, has announced the expansion of its facilities for medical textile development and manufacturing. The company has complemented the ...

  • 3rd January 2013

    Amicor adds Sanitized antimicrobial function

    Thai Acrylic Fibre Co. Ltd (TAF) and Switzerland’s Sanitized AG have announced the signing of a co-branding agreement and licensing program for Amicor fibres. Amicor will unveil the new Biocidals Product Directive (BPD) compliant fibres and yarns under the s...

  • 2nd January 2013

    Outlast rebrands

    Outlast Technologies, the market leader for temperature regulating phase change materials (PCMs), is rolling out its new brand identity this New Year with the aim of sharpening its profile....

  • 27th December 2012

    Clariant offloads Textile Chemicals business

    Clariant has signed an agreement to sell its Textile Chemicals, Paper Specialties and Emulsions businesses to SK Capital. The total consideration of the sale amounts to approximately CHF 502 million, out of which approximately 460 million in cash, equivalent t...

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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.