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US’ Standard Textile launches Take-Back Recycling programme
US’ Standard Textile launches Take-Back Recycling programme

19th Apr 2024

Standard Textile has announced the launch of its Take-Back Recycling programme, emphasising sustainability in linens disposal for healthcare and hospitality sectors. Now, customers can return retired linens, repurposed into products like carpet padding. Pilot testing with hospitality partners diverted more than 3,000 pounds from landfills.

 US’ Solesis appoints John Witkowski as president & CEO
US’ Solesis appoints John Witkowski as president & CEO

10th Apr 2024

Solesis has appointed John Witkowski as the new president & CEO, bringing 30 years of industry experience. He aims to drive strategic priorities, foster customer support, and sustain long-term growth. Formerly of DSM Biomedical, Witkowski's leadership will guide Solesis through its expansion phase in the medical device and biopharmaceutical sectors.

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US’ A.Celli starts slitter rewinder for Allmed Medical Products

9th Feb 2024

Allmed Medical Products Co Ltd has accepted the slitter rewinder of A.Celli, achieving mutually satisfying results. The E-Wind Sonic machine features a 4600mm width, 1500 mpm design speed, and automatic shaft handling system with robot. Installed downstream of a Reicofil line, it complements an existing A.Celli E-Wind Wave master roll winder.

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Ascend showcases health care innovations at MD&M West in California

8th Feb 2024

Ascend Performance Materials debuts Acteev MED and HiDura MED products at MD&M West in Anaheim, marking its first show appearance in the medical sector. The portfolio, focusing on medical durables and wound care, emphasises patient’s comfort and caregiver’s safety. The company's collaboration with device manufacturers ensures optimal performance.

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Mussel-inspired coating protects fabrics from infections: Research

7th Feb 2024

Researchers from the UAB and the ICN2 have developed an innovative material to fight against the spread of pathogens, infections and antimicrobial resistance. Inspired by the substances secreted by mussels to adhere to rocks, it can be used as a coating to protect healthcare fabrics and provides an effective alternative to commonly used materials.

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Lovell partners with Incrediwear for better healthcare systems

3rd Feb 2024

Lovell Government Services has partnered with Incrediwear, known for its wearable anti-inflammatory products, to distribute through government healthcare systems like the veterans health administration and military health system. Lovell, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), aims to streamline federal acquisition processes.

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Indian govt greenlights 11 technical textile projects worth ?103 cr

19th Jan 2024

Ministry of textiles has approved 11 R&D projects in technical textiles, worth ?103 crore, focusing on areas like protech, meditech, and more. Minister Piyush Goyal chaired the 8th NTTM meeting, emphasising collaboration for indigenous development. Projects are led by institutes like CSIR-NAL, ATIRA and IIT Delhi, covering machine and equipment...

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US-developed wearable robot prevents freezing in Parkinson's patients

8th Jan 2024

Harvard SEAS, Boston University, and Wyss Institute researchers created a soft, wearable robot to assist Parkinson's patients in overcoming freezing during walks. Worn around the hips and thighs, the device eliminates freezing episodes indoors. This technology presents a promising solution to enhance mobility for individuals with Parkinson's...

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US’ Nanowear gets FDA 510(k) clearance for AI-enabled SaMD

8th Jan 2024

Nanowear's SimpleSense, a nanotechnology-enabled wearable and software platform, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its AI-enabled Software-as-a-Medical Device (SaMD). As the first non-invasive, cuffless, continuous blood pressure monitor, and diagnostic, SimpleSense-BP provides a transformational tool in clinical diagnostic management of...

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