Movers & Shakers – November 2022: HeiQ launches biobased technology for botanical odor control

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Movers & Shakers – October 2022: Hygienix™ to welcome 500+ registrants, 50 tabletop displays

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Movers & Shakers – September 2022: Flooding to impact cotton

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Waterless process for denim fades

Turkish laundry solutions provider Kaiser and German chemical supplier DyStar collaborated on an innovation that achieves the sought-after lived-in look with a smaller environmental footprint. “Advanced Used Look” offers the denim industry a solution for authentic fades without all of the water and chemical usage often associated with conventional dye and wash methods. The energy- and time-saving process is waterless and …

SANITIZED AG new biocide-free product for durable, odor-free textiles, ideal for all application processes. Photo courtesy of SANITIZED AG

SANITIZED AG, the specialist for hygiene function in textiles, is expanding its Sanitized® Odorex™ portfolio for odor-neutralizing technologies. The new OX20 product is usable on cotton, viscose, or synthetic fibers. It does not contain any biocides, it is highly wash-resistant, and it can be combined well with other effects. Early on, SANITIZED identified the market …

The largest technical textiles, nonwovens, machinery, sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas attracts exhibitors from around the world.

The largest technical textiles, nonwovens, machinery, sewn products and equipment trade show in the Americas is taking place May 17-19, 2022, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. With a single badge, visitors gain access to the show floors of both Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas. Among the highly participated events are …

SENSIL® ByNature

NILIT, a global leader in premium Nylon 6.6, is introduced SENSIL® ByNature, a new product that significantly improves apparel’s sustainability profile, life cycle analysis, and environmental impact. By using a certified Biomass Balance (BMB) material, NILIT replaces fossil raw material with renewable feedstock. Utilizing this ISCCplus certified material, SENSIL® ByNature reduces GHG emissions and lessens …

Textile-reinforced concrete

Concrete can be reinforced in many ways. The most widely used and probably best known is steel-reinforced concrete, in which steel is formed into grids and encased in concrete. It is also possible to reinforce concrete with plain fibers, which are added to the concrete by simple mixing. The following considers technology to reinforce the …