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Man-made fibers still dominate advanced medical textiles

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Making pressure injury a scourge from the past

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Natural fiber – the bio-option to single use plastics

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Detlef Braun, member of the board at Messe Frankfurt GmbH: “The industry is adept at meeting challenges with new ideas, developments and business models.” Photo courtesy Messe Frankfurt

It was very apparent at this year’s combined Techtextil, Texprocess and one-time-only Heimtextil Summer Special shows which were held in Frankfurt, Germany, from June 21-24, that European legislation is currently …

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Five practices when selling family business.

Five best practices can help the sale of a family business go smoothly. Everyone listens to the dreadful stories of when the sale of a family business goes out-of-kilter. What …

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Matt Kolmes, CEO, VOLT Wearable Tech

Matt Kolmes, CEO of VOLT Wearable Tech (“VOLTech”), a division of VOLT Smart Yarns, recently connected with the International Fiber Journal to discuss the company’s innovative “bio-sensing” shirt that paves …

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Textiles are widely used in medical, surgical and other healthcare applications.

Sustainability has yet to make an impact in terms of materials and circularity. Textiles are widely used in medical, surgical and other healthcare applications, including first aid and clinical settings, …

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Figure 1. Georgia Tech Pressure Injury Prevention System: The Conceptual Framework and Technology Building Blocks. Photo courtesy of Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Tech Pressure Injury Prevention System. Our vision is to “make pressure injury a scourge from the past.” A pressure injury (PI) is localized damage to the skin and …

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