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Medical, Health & Hygiene

  • 11th August 2013

    True to its Roots, OR Balances Technology with Sustainability

    The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which finished its four-day run on August 3, is billed as the largest outdoor sports show of its kind, and certainly its physical footprint seemed to dominate Salt Lake City, with hotels and restaurants jammed to capacity. T...

  • 11th August 2013

    Indorama Ventures reports record revenue for 2Q

    Indorama Ventures Public Company (IVL), the world’s largest PET company, achieved total sales revenue of US $1.9 billion in the second quarter of 2013, an increase of 9% over the same period last year. “We have been seeing signs that the trough period of ...

  • 9th August 2013

    Ahlstrom ‘rightsizes’ to save EUR 35M

    High performance fibre-based materials company Ahlstrom, published a January-June 2013 interim report this week with an overview of the international markets. The company will also initiate a ‘rightsizing programme’ aiming to reach annual cost savings of E...

  • 9th August 2013

    Life on Mars: Are knitted space suits the future?

    Just one month after opening its new textile engineering laboratory specialising in flat knit engineering (see: Innovation lab for engineered flat knits opens in LA ), Los Angeles based Fabdesigns, Inc., has announced that its flat knitted armoured compression...

  • 8th August 2013

    Tencel Skin enters China face masks market

    Lenzing AG and China’s Nox-bellcow (ZhongShan) Nowoven Chemical Ltd. (NBC) announced their joint cooperation on the development of facial masks based on Lenzing’s Tencel Skin regenerated cellulose fibre at a press conference held at Four Seasons Guangzhou ...

  • 7th August 2013

    First International Conference on Digital Technologies for the textile industries

    The First International Conference on Digital Technologies for the Textile Industries will take place at the University of Manchester, from 5-6 September 2013, organised by TexEng Software in association with University of Manchester. The conference will feat...

  • 7th August 2013

    INDA and CNITA to co-sponsor Asia-Pacific Nonwovens Symposium

    INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, along with the China Nonwovens and Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA) are co-sponsoring the first Asia-Pacific Nonwovens Symposium. The Symposium, organised by the World Textile Information Network (WTi...

  • 6th August 2013

    Monforts opens world class Advanced Technological Centre

    A.Monforts Textilmaschinen has opened a massive new Advanced Technological Centre (ATC), which occupies a 1500m2 area in a complete hall at the company’s headquarters in Blumenberger Strasse, Mönchengladbach. The ATC will allow customers in-house opportunit...

  • 5th August 2013

    Asian market study for medical and hygiene nonwovens

    Diagonal Consulting, India, a management consulting firm, is to carry out an Asian market study for the Medical & Hygiene nonwovens sector for a leading Nonwovens producer from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)....

  • 5th August 2013

    The 2013 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation

    The 2013 Théophile Legrand International Prize for Textile Innovation will be awarded on 5 October at ValJoly Eppe-Sauvage resort. In honour of Théophile Legrand, founder of the wool industry in Fourmies, Northern France, the Théophile Legrand Foundation ...

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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.