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This year’s Dornbirn Global Fiber Congress featured around 125 presentations on fiber innovation, recycling, circular economy, sustainability, nonwovens, technical textiles, sports and apparel. Photos courtesy of Dornbirn GFC

Fundamental Changes are Required to Support Circular Ideas For three days each year in September, Dornbirn in western Austria – one of the smartest cities in Europe – is the …

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iStockphoto/Inna Kharlamova

Since COVID-19, manufacturing is receiving much needed attention as part of nations’ goals to have a good supply of life-saving materials, reviving their economy and generating highly skilled jobs. Funds …

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BioHome3D was printed in four modules and assembled in half a day. Photo courtesy UMaine

Benefits at Both Ends of the Scale NatureWorks is continuously expanding its portfolio of Ingeo polylactic acid (PLA) materials which includes well-established grades for fibers and nonwovens, extrusion and injection …

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Black fabric made with 100% Infinna created out of 100% post-consumer textile waste. Photo courtesy Fanny Haga

With the Climate and Biodiversity Clocks Ticking, Scandinavian and Nordic Companies are Pioneering Innovation Toward Low-Impact, Circular Textile Production As fiber producers search for new ways to transition the textile …

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Matt O’Sickey, Director of Education & Technical Affairs, INDA

INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry recently announced the appointment of Matt O’Sickey, Ph.D., as its new Director of Education & Technical Affairs. An accomplished market development, technology and …

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