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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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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...

2023: Medical textile innovations that can transform healthcare
2023: Medical textile innovations that can transform healthcare

30th Dec 2023

In 2023, global research in medical textiles made significant strides. Cornell University’s KnitDema aids hand oedema patients with a wearable massage technology. ETH Zurich developed a textile sensor for detecting exhaustion during physical activity. UWE Bristol introduced a fabric that monitors heart rate. LSU’s smart hat tracks babies’ body...

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US’ Milliken & Company launches OVIK Health

3rd Nov 2023

Milliken & Company has introduced a new brand platform for its healthcare business, renaming it OVIK Health. This rebranding signifies a new era for Milliken's healthcare innovations and commitment to providing innovative solutions. The transition to OVIK Health will be completed by December 1, 2023, while the healthcare product names will remain...

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Acteev experts to share trends in medical textiles at two expos in US

31st Oct 2023

Acteev experts, Cristina Acevedo and Nikki Huffman, will speak at the Advanced Textiles Expo and Functional Fabric Fair. Acevedo will address evolving healthcare textile needs and environmental considerations, while Huffman will discuss sustainable fabric choices for brands. Acteev has expanded its product line to include various textiles and soft...

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