Technical Textiles Business Update is an executive briefing, supplied in electronic format. Each month, we include details of the latest developments and business news in the technical textiles and nonwovens sector.
What's in it? "Technical Textiles Business Update" includes information on developments in the international apparel sector, such as developments in:
additives for nonwovens
fabrics for paper machines
load securing systems
nonwovens for hygiene applications
performance fibres and fabrics
three-dimensional (3D) printing
It also contains news of such companies and organisations as Adesso Advanced Materials, Ahlstrom, AMSilk, Andritz Küsters, Beaulieu Fibres, Clariant, Directa Plus, DSM Dyneema, DuPont, Freudenberg Performance Materials, GE Aviation, Huntsman Textile Effects, Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA), Kelheim Fibres, Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Lenzing Group, Metyx Composites, Mimaki, Mitsubishi Rayon, Nano Dimension Technologies, Norafin, Osmotek, Oxeon, Pegas, Reifenhäuser Group, SCA, Scott Bader, SGL, Spidey Tek, Suominen, TBA Protective Technologies, Technical Absorbents, Teijin, TenCate, and Xerium Technologies.
Like all Textiles Intelligence publications, "Technical Textiles Business Update" is a reliable source of independently sourced business information, and it does not carry advertising.
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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS AND INNOVATIONS in:
Anker, Devan and Shark Solutions have collaborated in the development of an environmentally sustainable carpet for aviation applications
Suominen has developed a bamboo-based nonwoven material for use in the manufacture of wipes
ExxonMobil has developed high loft nonwovens for use in the manufacture of hygiene products
PureAir Filtration has collaborated with Noble Biomaterials in the development of an antimicrobial material called FiberShield for use in the manufacture of filters
Sandler supports Hof University of Applied Sciences' Nonwoven Development Center (VEZ) in Germany with a professorship
Seven chemical companies have formed an alliance called Sustainable Chemistry for the Textile Industry (SCTI) to drive sustainability in the textile and leather industries
Senbis Polymer Innovations is to invest in pilot extrusion lines for the development and production of fibres and yarns
Euro Wipes has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Fibroline relating to the manufacture of products made from nonwovens impregnated with dry powders using electrical fields
Teknoweb Materials (TKW Materials) has acquired a licence from Procter & Gamble (P&G) to sell a technology called Phantom which can be used in the manufacture of wipes and absorbent cores for hygiene products
COVID-19 has caused a market boom for medical nonwovens
Demand for low cost surgical masks continues to grow owing to the COVID-19 pandemic