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US’ Enventys Partners collaborates with Nufabrx to develop HealthWear

10th Aug 2023

Nufabrx and Enventys Partners have announced that they have teamed up to introduce HealthWear, a groundbreaking platform technology that integrates medicine, wellness, and health benefits into clothing. Nufabrx's patented smart-textile platform embeds active ingredients into garments, delivering therapeutic doses through body heat or moisture.

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Japanese firm Teijin’s consortium gets approval for Synfolium

14th Jul 2023

The consortium of Osaka Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Fukui Tateami, and Teijin Limited has received manufacturing and marketing approval in Japan for their surgical patch, Synfolium. The patch, used in the treatment of congenital heart disease, consists of bio-absorbable and non-absorbable yarns coated with cross-linked gelatin.

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US’ Taara launches scrubs from recycled fabric for healthcare pros

26th Jun 2023

Taara has introduced high-quality medical scrubs, made from recycled, bluesign approved material meeting OEKO-TEX standards. The range includes many styles, colours, and sizes with features like seam detailing, four-way stretch, fluid repellency, and tool-friendly pockets and loops. The scrubs use environmentally friendly, fluorine-free technology.

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Swiss Precision Active unveils CopperActive at FIME Miami Fair 2023

23rd Jun 2023

Swiss Precision Active is presenting CopperActive, a groundbreaking medical scrub at FIME Miami Fair. The innovative scrub incorporates copper and natural organic fabrics to combat bacteria and set a new industry standard. The mission is to provide healthcare professionals with innovative solutions that benefit both health and the environment.

L-R: Mayank Chhatwal, BS Butola, Umasankar Sinha Mahapatra, Shishir Tyagi, Yatee Gupta, Anasuya Roy, and Dr. Ajay Kumar before the start of technical session at the conference. Pic: PHDCCI
Indian technical textiles can grow at 50% if industry focuses: Govt

16th May 2023

India’s technical textiles sector can grow at a 50 per cent CAGR, according to Rajeev Saxena, Coordinator of the National Technical Textile Mission. Challenges facing the Indian technical textiles sector include export penetration, capacity, R&D and skilled labour. The Ministry of Textile plans to subsidise engineering colleges to broaden textile...

Representatives from the AMTZ, AHPI, and AiMeD at the launch of the Healthcare Textiles Processing Facility Certification Scheme. Pic: AMTZ/LinkedIn
India’s AMTZ, AHPI, & AiMeD to certify healthcare textiles

11th Apr 2023

The AMTZ, AHPI, and AiMeD have launched the Healthcare Textiles Processing Facility Certification Scheme to certify facilities that process healthcare textiles. The certification process includes site visits, documentation reviews, and testing of samples. The scheme is open for applications from healthcare textiles processing facilities in India and...

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US’ PADM Medical gets FDA nod for 1st plant-based medical face mask

16th Mar 2023

PADM Medical has received FDA clearance to market the world's first plant-based procedural mask for healthcare. The Precision Eco Compostable/Plant Based Procedural Mask with Earloops is made using Ecofuse plant-based materials. The mask generates carbon credits and reduces CO2 emissions by around 55 per cent compared to conventional petroleum-based...

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US’ Taara introduces sustainable medical scrubs line

17th Feb 2023

Taara has launched sustainable scrubs designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals. The scrub line features Bluesign approved fabric made from recycled material that match the criteria of OEKO-TEX standards, and comes in a variety of styles, colours, and sizes. The new line is designed with environmentally friendly, fluorine-free latest...

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Berry opens new manufacturing facility in Bangalore, India

1st Feb 2023

Berry, a leader in the design, development, and production of patient-centred healthcare solutions, will begin production at its new manufacturing facility and healthcare centre of excellence (CoE) in Bangalore, India as early as April 2023. The Greenfield expansion project will create local jobs and improve global access to health products.

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