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Softlab9 signs LOI to acquire Kosan Medical Company

30th Oct 2020

Softlab9 Technologies has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for acquiring Kosan Medical Company. The company, in partnership with Kosan Medical, now will begin sales of personal protective gowns and coveralls in Canada. With the LOI, the Softlab9 gets 100 per cent exclusive rights to distribute isolation gowns, coveralls and other PPP in Canada.

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Euro Wipes, Fibroline collaborate for new products

23rd Oct 2020

Euro Wipes, leading manufacturer of impregnated fabric products in France, and Fibroline, leader in dry powder impregnation solutions, have entered into a strategic collaboration to develop eco-friendly products such as impregnated wipes and sheet masks for hygiene, cosmetic and healthcare applications. They plan to go even further in terms of...

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Jaanuu launches new campaign 'Challenge Accepted'

15th Oct 2020

Direct-to-consumer performance medical apparel company Jaanuu has launched a new campaign 'Challenge Accepted', inspired by the journey and commitment of healthcare workers to perform at their best, overcome challenges and achieve greatness. Along with the evolved branding and mission, Jaanuu has also added two new fabrics to its scrub collections.

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Burlington Medical, RCS to protect from infections

13th Oct 2020

Burlington Medical, engineers of the highest quality and lightest weight radiation protection aprons, has joined hands with Radiological Care Services(RCS), a comprehensive x-ray garment solutions provider, to provide timely repairs and deep cleaning of x-ray aprons and thyroid shields to improve safety and well-being of customers and patients.

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Bolger & O'Hearn named 2020 manufacturer of the year

7th Oct 2020

Bolger & O'Hearn has been named the 2020 manufacturer of the year on behalf of the Fall River, Massachusetts, legislative district by house representative Alan Silvia on behalf of the Massachusetts' legislature's House/Senate Manufacturing Caucus. The company makes over 2,500 specialty chemical products for the nonwovens, textiles, and paper industries.

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Nonwovens company Fitesa acquires Fiber Dynamics

1st Oct 2020

Fitesa has completed the acquisition of the assets of Fibre Dynamics (FDI), a producer of engineered nonwovens. FDI manufactures meltblown and carded nonwovens for disinfectant wipes, filtration, face masks, automotive, medical, hygiene, and other industrial applications. Headquartered in Brazil, Fitesa is one of the largest global nonwoven’s...

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Ontex sets up production line for 80 mn face masks/year

29th Sep 2020

Ontex has set up a production line with a capacity to produce approximately 80 million face masks per year. Ontex’s face mask production line is located in its factory in Eeklo, Belgium and has been producing one hundred thousand masks per day since August. The line was officially inaugurated in the presence of Belgian government officials on September ...

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EPA finds PDI's wipes effective against COVID virus

25th Sep 2020

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the SARS-CoV-2 efficacy claim for Super Sani-Cloth wipes, produced by PDI, a global leader in infection prevention products and solutions. Before a product legally makes efficacy claims against a pathogen, the claim must be approved by the EPA based on a thorough review of scientific...

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Luxottica, Fameccanica making surgical masks

23rd Sep 2020

Luxottica and Fameccanica (Angelini Group) have started producing surgical masks on large scale. Luxottica has temporarily converted the PalaLuxottica - close to the group's headquarters in Agordo, at the foot of the Dolomites - into a mask producing facility. Four special fully automated production lines have been installed which have started...

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