Sustainable

  • 7th May 2014

    INDA awarded for campaign to reduce flushing baby wipes

    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has been recognised for its environmental stewardship with a 2014 US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Merit Award for a public awareness campaign that successfully reduced the amount of...

  • 6th May 2014

    3D printing for medical applications: an alternative to conventional casts

    Jana Bukolovska reports on a new medical development produced using 3D printing technology which may offer an alternative to traditional textiles based products. 3D printing technology is emerging at such a fast pace that people are now asking the question ...

  • 6th May 2014

    INDA announces finalists for prestigious World of Wipes Innovation Award

    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced the names of four finalists to compete for the prestigious World of Wipes Innovation Award. The annual award recognises the product that most expands the use of nonwovens and demonstrates c...

  • 30th April 2014

    Technical Fibre Products at JEC Americas

    Technical Fibre Products, a leading manufacturer of advanced nonwovens, will be exhibiting at the JEC Americas and Techtextil NA events, taking place from 13-15 May in the Georgia World Conference Center (GWCC) in Atlanta. TFP will be showcasing a new, extend...

  • 30th April 2014

    Decline in revenues at Tencate in Q1

    TenCate has recorded a decline in revenues of 7% in the first quarter of 2014. The lower defence revenues had a considerable effect on profitability, the company reports. TenCate, however, does not consider the results for the first quarter to be representat...

  • 25th April 2014

    Nonwovens improve crop yields and reduce harvesting waste

    According to the European nonwovens organisation EDANA, nonwovens can make a big difference to the amount of food produced when growing crops and also in preventing spoilage once a crop has been harvested. For example, the Brussels based association says, when...

  • 25th April 2014

    Visitors flock to Sandler’s mansions and gardens

    The Sandler team welcomed more than 500 visitors at its Mansion and Gardens booth at INDEX14 nonwovens trade fair that took place from 8-11 April in Geneva, Switzerland. A modern, light-filled house, featuring an elegant minimalist design and built from nonwo...

  • 24th April 2014

    INDEX 2014 confirmed as global meeting place

    INDEX 14 has delivered on its promise to be the global meeting point for the industry, according to EDANA, the international association for the nonwovens and related industries, after welcoming more than 12,500 visitors at the Geneva Palexpo exhibition centre...

  • 23rd April 2014

    French textile machinery at ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014

    The UCMTF, French Association of Textile Machinery Manufacturers, is ready to showcase its offer at the ITMA ASIA+CITME 2014 exhibition that will be taking place from 16-20 June in Shanghai. France is the 6th textile machinery exporter worldwide with an annual...

  • 23rd April 2014

    Patagonia invests in CO2Nexus

    Outdoor apparel company Patagonia has announced a strategic investment in CO2Nexus, a company that has developed a sustainable method of processing textiles and garments using liquid carbon dioxide. The investment is made through the company’s $20 Million &...

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