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Adrian Wilson

  • 28th May 2012

    Nonwovens for MENA from Turkey

    At the recent EDANA Eurasia Nonwovens Symposium in Istanbul, the importance of conventional textile manufacturing to Turkey was underlined, in addition to the growing role of nonwovens in increasing trade with neighbouring countries.

  • 1st May 2012

    A 21st Century cottage industry?

    The mass manufacturing of textiles and apparel will return to developed regions like Europe and the USA, but probably not in any recognisable shape from the past. The only question is what timeframe this will take.

  • 23rd March 2012

    Telling details at Geneva's Motor Show

    Technical textiles were probably not the prime concern of many of the 700,000+ visitors who flocked to this year’s Geneva Motor Show from March 7-17, but beyond the sleek exteriors of the latest vehicles there was convincing evidence of their increasing adop

  • 12th March 2012

    The Natural Home of Advanced Materials

    The JEC Composites show is always characterised by a high level of innovation from an industry that now employs 550,000 professionals worldwide and generates an estimated €72 billion in revenues.

  • 13th February 2012

    Invisibility is the goal for truly smart fabrics

    The $4.2 trillion healthcare market is increasingly eating into the GDPs of nations, as people seemingly get fatter, do less exercise, and as populations become drastically older.

  • 19th January 2012

    Heimtextil 12: Choosing the right ingredients

    A record number of exhibitors - 2,634 in total - took part in his year's Heimtextil show for home textiles in Frankfurt from January 11-14th. At the same time, the approximately 70,000 visitors to the show were slightly lower than in 2011, reflecting a d

  • 5th December 2011

    On the wall at Heimtextil

    On the wall at Heimtextil By Adrian Wilson At the forthcoming Heimtextil home furnishings show which takes place in Frankfurt, Germany, from January 11-14, textile wallcoverings will be more strongly featured than ever before. One leading nonwovens compan

  • 16th November 2011

    Alexiums nanoscopic shrink-wrap gains traction

    Alexium's ‘nanoscopic shrink-wrap' gains traction Adrian Wilson reports It's been a year of solid achievement for Alexium in commercialising its potentially disruptive RST technology. The company is working with major prospective commercial partners an

  • 5th October 2011

    Attending to consumption at ITMA

    Adrian Wilson in Barcelona Without a doubt, savings in energy, water and raw materials were the key drivers for the machine and process innovations on show at this year's ITMA in Barcelona. ACIMIT and the VDMA - as the respective textile machinery trade asso

  • 19th September 2011

    Dornbirn 2011: Crucible of innovation and heritage

    There are historic reasons for the location of the Dornbirn Man-Made Fibers Congress (MFC) which drew 740 attendees from 30 countries to celebrate its 50th anniversary last week (September 14-16). The first of these meetings was opened on July 16 1962 by Rudo

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