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Richa Singh new CEO of Indian sanitary napkin brand Niine

10th Oct 2018

Indian affordable sanitary napkin brand Niine has appointed Richa Singh as chief executive officer of Niine Menstrual Hygiene Products. Singh has two decades of experience working with major FMCG brands. It has also appointed Tara Singh Chahar from Johnson & Johnson Ltd as head of sales and Vijay Sharma from Procter & Gamble (P&G) as head of operations.

Courtesy: Medi USA
Medi USA unveils circaid juxtafit essentials armsleeve

7th Sep 2018

Medical device manufacturer Medi USA has unveiled new ready-to-wear circaid juxtafit essentials armsleeve. The armsleeve is an inelastic compression wrap for managing lymphedema and lipedema. Designed with patented juxtaposing band technology and made with a soft breathable fabric, the armsleeve applies graduated compression from the wrist to the upper ...

Courtesy: Deakin University'
Deakin team transforms jeans into artificial cartilage

17th Aug 2018

Scientists at Deakin University have developed textile recycling methods that transform denim jeans into artificial cartilage for joint reconstruction, addressing the issue of textile waste simultaneously. They have been able to dissolve denim and manipulate it into an aerogel – a low density material with a range of uses including cartilage...

Courtesy: Emerald Textiles
Encore Textile takes over Emerald Textiles

9th Aug 2018

Encore Textile Services, a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Highland Avenue Capital Partners, has taken over Emerald Textiles, a San Diego-based healthcare linen service provider. This brings together two largest independent healthcare laundry providers in California - the combined entity having five locations on the West...

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Palarum PUP smart sock impresses French minister

8th Aug 2018

Palarum PUP smart patient sock technology was at the centre during visit of Bruno Le Maire, France's minister of Economy and Finance, to Texisense, the French company that made fabric pressure sensors and leads for the sock. It has patented technologies woven into conductive fabric, enabling real-time monitoring to prevent falls and enhance physical...

Courtesy: University of Southampton
Southampton Univ working on e-textile against arthritis

21st Jul 2018

Scientists at the University of Southampton are developing new e-textile technologies to mitigate the pain for people with arthritis. Dr. Kai Yang, a principal research fellow in the Smart Electronic Materials and Systems (SEMS) research group, has been awarded a £600,000 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) fellowship for this...

Courtesy: NASA
Essity gets NASA contract to design OIG

17th Jul 2018

Essity has got a contract by NASA to design the next-generation JOBST compression orthostatic intolerance garment (OIG) for potential use on future Orion human deep-space missions. Post-spaceflight orthostatic intolerance means experiencing rapid heart rate, low blood pressure, or lightheadedness while standing upright or feeling faint upon return to...

Courtesy: 3m
3M unveils new adhesive for medical devices

21st Jun 2018

3M has unveiled another advanced adhesive for medical devices in the form of 3M Single Coated Medical Extended Wear Adhesive Nonwoven Tape on Liner (3M 4077), a pressure sensitive adhesive that offers omni-directional stretch for superior conformability and breathability. The thin, water-resistant tape offers excellent initial skin adhesion.

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Kappler develops suit to protect against Ebola

22nd May 2018

Protective apparel innovator Kappler has developed an economical suit to protect healthcare responders against the deadly Ebola virus and other biohazards. The NFPA certified suit, ProVent Plus, with use-and-dispose distinction provides emergency responders and healthcare workers faced with Ebola-infected body fluids and other biohazards proven...

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