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Smart Textiles & Nanotechnology

  • 15th April 2013

    Ancient wisdom inspires ‘responsive’ Far Infrared fibres

    In this two part feature, Debra Cobb takes a look at a new high-tech wave of interactive functional yarns and fabrics which are designed to deliver a whole range of benefits to wearers....

  • 12th April 2013

    Carolina Silver acquired by X-STATIC owner

    US based technical textiles manufacturer Carolina Silver, has been acquired by Noble Biomaterials, which wants to add the North Carolina based company’s antibacterial technologies to its range of antibacterial products....

  • 12th April 2013

    Advanced additives protect plasticized PVC

    Sanitized AG, a leading producer of antimicrobial hygiene function and material protection for textiles and plastics will be launching two new advanced additives designed for the protection of plasticized PVC at this year’s Techtextil in Frankfurt....

  • 3rd April 2013

    Developing multi-threat soldier protection solutions

    Alexium International Group has announced that its affiliate Alexium Government Solutions LLC (AGS) has submitted a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposal to the US Army to develop novel multi-threat protection capabilities on military applications...

  • 21st March 2013

    Texprocess 2013: New technologies for innovative sportswear

    Market leaders in the sportswear sector will present specialist technologies at Texprocess, the leading international trade fair for processing textile and flexible materials from 10-13 June this year in Frankfurt, Germany, in co-location with Techtextil, the ...

  • 6th March 2013

    Alexium launches Ascalon flame retardant nylon

    Following a successful product development period, Alexium International has announced it is starting the product launch phase of its flame retardant (FR) nylon products, which it will introduce over the coming months under the Ascalon trademark. ...

  • 4th March 2013

    Russia to develop nanotechnology based textiles

    The Russian government together with the country’s nano giant Rusnano and Swiss Oerlikon, a developer of innovative industrial solutions for food, clothing, transportation and other industries, (owned by the Russian financial conglomerate Renova), are consid...

  • 27th February 2013

    Ministry of Defence: Call for research proposals in Smart materials

    Smart materials to extend the life of a vehicle or textiles which incorporate electronics are among the ideas being sought by the UK Ministry of Defence....

  • 25th February 2013

    FibeRio raises $13M to accelerate Forcespinning growth

    FibeRio, the developer and manufacturer of novel Forcespinning nanofiber production systems has announced it has completed a $13M capital raising exercise led by two global strategic investors – SABIC Ventures B.V., Saudi Basic Industries Corporation’s cor...

  • 21st February 2013

    Litrax warming technology wins ISPO award

    Nanotechnology maker Litrax’ L2 fibre and filament technology has been named in ISPO 2013’s Top 5 Fibres Innovations for fall/winter season 2014/15....

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Smart Textiles & Nanotechnology features news from around the world on the latest developments in the emerging fields of nanotechnology and smart fabrics and interactive textiles.