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Encompass unveils Nova for patient warming

17th Nov 2020

Encompass Group has unveiled Nova, an efficient patient warming system without noise, air movement or excessive heat. Since Nova warms patients without air movement, it reduces infection risks due to forced air. With no moving parts, the Nova system is silent, creating no additional noise. The Nova blanket is also easy to apply and to keep on patients.

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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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Osaka team uses silk nanofibres to improve 3D printing

20th Oct 2020

Scientists at Osaka University have used silk nanofibres, which they produced by mechanical disintegration, to enhance the 3D printing process so that the cells or cell assemblies are not damaged. Silk is considered to be safe for humans. Therefore, its use will help bring 3D cell printing research out of the laboratory into real-world biomedical use.

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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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