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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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Eurogeo7 takes place September 4-7 in Warsaw, Poland.

The organizing committee presents 7th European Geosynthetic Conference to be held in Warsaw, Poland on September 4-7, 2022. It is the first live geosynthetics conference to be held after the COVID-19 pandemic, so it is a unique opportunity to learn about the latest industry trends in this great setting. Warsaw is Europe’s one of most …

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WOW conference with more than 450 participants.

More than 450 participants from 18 countries converged in-person at the Marriott Marquis in Chicago to experience the World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference, June 27-30. The energy was invigorating, as colleagues enjoyed reconnecting and meeting those new to the sector, while seeing first-hand what innovative insights could be garnered to enrich the segment’s future. …

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C.F. Weber workwear reinforced with Cordura re/cor recycled nylon 6.6 fabrics. Photo courtesy of C.F. Weber

From basalt to recycled carbon to sustainable nylons, today’s advanced fabrics are exhibiting environmentally sound components that are sustainable and innovative. An emphasis at the Techtextil show in Frankfurt, Germany from June 21-24, 2022 – as was also the case at the recent JEC World composites show in Paris from May 3-5 – was on …

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Endumax film and Twaron fiber can deliver extra protection, reduced weight and maximum reliability for ballistic protective gear, ensuring police safety, mobility and comfort at all times. Photo courtesy of Teijin Aramid

High-modulus, high-tenacity fibers have played a key role in the development of many performance textiles Performance fabrics – one of the fastest growing sectors of the industry – are textiles that provide additional functionalities, such as repellency, resistance or protection from, for example, liquids, extreme temperature or ultraviolet (UV) light, and include fabrics that resist …

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Ingredient brands are using technology to drive innovation in textiles

How ingredient brands are using technology to drive innovation in textiles. Comfort alone doesn’t cut it anymore. After the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers have made it clear that they want everything they buy to do more for them in various ways – right down to their apparel choices. Savvy shoppers are putting their purchases under the …

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