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UK researchers embed sensors in clothes to monitor health

27th Sep 2022

UK researchers have embedded new low-cost sensors that monitor breathing, heart rate, and ammonia into T-shirts and face masks. Potential applications range from monitoring exercise, sleep, and stress to diagnosing and monitoring disease through breath and vital signs. Just $0.15 produces a metre of thread to integrate over ten sensors into clothing.

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MSA Safety displays PPE at Emergency Services Show in UK

26th Sep 2022

MSA Safety, a leader in firefighter safety equipment and technology, displayed its personal protective equipment (PPE) for the first responder market at the recently held Emergency Services Show (ESS) in the UK. The company demonstrated its fire protective clothing, helmets, breathing apparatus, advanced communications, and gas detection systems.

Joachim Schonbeck, president and CEO Andritz. Pic: C&G Pictures/ G. Donauer
Austria’s Andritz completes 170 years; focuses on sustainability

23rd Sep 2022

Andritz AG has announced its completion of 170 years as market leader in the hydropower business, the pulp and paper industry, in the metal working and steel industries, and in solid/liquid separation for municipal and industrial segments. Andritz generates 40 per cent of its revenue with sustainable solutions, such as renewable energies and e-mobility.

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Germany’s Gessner launches fuel filter for diesel engines

23rd Sep 2022

Germany’s Gessner has launched its three-layer fuel filter media to protect diesel engines of trucks. Modern trucks travel hundreds of kilometres every day and should function reliably. The high-efficient filter element protects the engine properly in extreme environmental conditions. For trucks with high injection pressures, this filter is helpful.

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UK’s Pincroft develops new camouflage pattern for Dutch soldiers

22nd Sep 2022

Pincroft, UK’s largest textile dyer, printer and finisher, has developed a new camouflage pattern for the Dutch Ministry of Defence as part of their Defensie Materieel Organisatie’s (DMO) ‘STRONG’ programme that aims to supply combat clothing and equipment to all military personnel part of the Royal Netherlands Navy, Army, Air Force and Marechaussee.

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Indian Technical Textile Association to host 12th AGM on Sept 28

22nd Sep 2022

The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) will host its 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 28 at the Orchid Hotel in Mumbai. Roop Rashi Mahapatra, the textile commissioner, ministry of textiles, has agreed to grace the occasion as its chief guest. In addition to the regular business session, there will also be a Knowledge Sharing...

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US’ Berry builds recycling ecosystem for nonwovens customers

22nd Sep 2022

US’ Berry has announced that it has formed a closed-loop recycling ecosystem to supply post-industrial recycled materials into the manufacturing of its Endura spunbond and meltblown nonwovens product line. The company leverages its sustainability leadership, providing nonwovens customers with outlets for pre-consumer recycled plastic waste.

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US’ Oatey releases Hercules for Body wipes

22nd Sep 2022

Oatey, a US-based manufacturer in the plumbing industry, has released Hercules For Body, new body wipes, that are hard on grime and odour rather than skin and require no water or rinsing. The wipes are formulated for contractors and job-site conditions and are effective at removing dirt, grease, oil and other residue that contractors come into contact...

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Ball Fabrics joins India’s R.A.D. Global in strategic partnership

21st Sep 2022

US’ Ball Fabrics has announced that it has entered into an agreement that makes it the exclusive North American distributor for India-based home improvement products manufacturer R.A.D. Global. To celebrate the collaboration, both firms will present jointly at the 2022 IFAI Expo to be held from October 12-14 in Charlotte, NC (booth# 2512).

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