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German firm Sandler to exhibit Bluefiber at BAU 2023

21st Mar 2023

Sandler will be exhibiting at BAU 2023, which is a trade fair for architecture, materials, and systems. The firm’s focus will be on its new brand, Bluefiber, which offers efficient sound insulation for various acoustics applications. Bluefiber combines a range of acoustically efficient materials, which are polyester-based and made in Germany.

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US’ Standard Fiber & Noble Biomaterials develop anti-microbial fabric

5th Jan 2023

Standard Fiber, one of the world’s largest suppliers to the home textile market, and Noble Biomaterials, a global leader in antimicrobial solutions for soft surface applications, have formed an exclusive partnership to bring Ionic+ mineral antimicrobial, which protects against the growth of microbes on soft surface materials, to the home textile market.

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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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Recypur Spain starts up airlay line delivered by Andritz

2nd Sep 2022

Spain’s Recypur Eco SL in L'Alcúdia has successfully started up a complete airlay line delivered and installed by international technology group Andritz. The line is designed for recycling of post-industrial and post-consumer foam and was developed for the bedding and furniture industry, with material heights reaching 20 cm and densities of up to 120...

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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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