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US’ FRX, Sichuan develop 1st halogen-free flame-retardant fabric

7th Oct 2022

American chemicals company FRX Innovations Inc and China’s Sichuan EM Technology Co Ltd have collaborated to develop the world’s first halogen-free inherent flame-retardant upholstery fabric solution capable of meeting the stringent British Fire Standard BS 5852; part 1 for furniture. The solution is environmentally sustainable and permanent.

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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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US’ Sheets & Giggles unveils sustainable hybrid model mattress

29th Jul 2022

Sheets & Giggles, maker of award-winning sustainable bedding, has announced the launch of its first ever mattress: a sustainable hybrid model that is the most comfortable, affordable, earth-friendly mattress on the market. Sheets & Giggles is a US-based sustainable bedding brand, which has grown by more than 200 per cent year-over-year every year since ...

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US bioengineers invent mattress that makes body fall asleep faster

25th Jul 2022

Bioengineers at the University of Texas in the US have built a mattress and pillow system, which can trigger sleep by manipulating body temperature. As sleep is possible when body temperature lowers at night as part of the 24-hour rhythm, the new mattress stimulates the body to trigger feelings of sleep using heating and cooling functions.

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Standard Fiber opens new Las Vegas showroom

25th Jul 2022

Furthering its commitment to its growing mattress business and the future of the home textiles market, Standard Fiber has announced that it has opened a new permanent showroom in Las Vegas. The 2,500 square foot space, which the company has been preparing ahead of Las Vegas Market that is currently underway, is located at the Las Vegas World Market.

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Netherlands’ Rivertex gets circularity passport for RiverCyclon

5th Jul 2022

Netherlands’ Rivertex has announced that the sustainable credentials of RiverCyclon were recently tested by EPEA, an institute who have pioneered innovations for environmentally friendly and circular industrial products. The product circularity passport confirms that RiverCyclon is made of environmentally friendly, non-toxic and recyclable materials.

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US’ LifeLabs launches thermally-efficient line of bedding & sleepwear

24th Mar 2022

LifeLabs, a US-based textile innovator making meaningful progress in combating the effects of climate change through thermally-efficient textiles, has launched bedding and new sleepwear styles to make sleep more comfortable and restorative. LifeLabs utilises its proprietary CoolLife technology to maintain the ideal body temperature throughout the night.

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US Lighting group forms Futuro Houses for pre-fab off-grid houses

7th Mar 2022

US Lighting Group (USLG) has created Futuro Houses to meet the demands for affordable housing. Futuro Houses offers a self-sufficient, cost-effective, energy efficient housing solution for an off-grid lifestyle. USLG makes futuristic technologies, supplying custom designed recreational vehicles(RV), electronics, and other leading-edge markets.

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Germany’s Sandler is set to present HVAC filter media at FILTECH 2022

1st Mar 2022

At FILTECH 2022, Sandler is set to present efficient synthetic filter media for HVAC, automotive, and home care applications, in booth L8, hall 7, from March 8-10, 2022, in Cologne, Germany. In the field of indoor air quality Sandler will showcase innovative pocket filter media as well as pleatable nonwovens for ventilation and air-conditioning.

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