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SHL Healthcare establishes Textile Center of Excellence in Sweden

12th Jul 2022

SHL Healthcare AB has established a Textile Center of Excellence (TCX) in Boras, Sweden, to extend and streamline support for early project phases in close collaboration with customers. The facility is strategically situated inside the Textile Fashion Center and adjacent to a cluster of industry experts such as Smart Textile and University of Boras.

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IIT Delhi incubated start-up Medicfibers makes antimicrobial solution

8th Jul 2022

Medicfibers, an IIT Delhi incubated start-up, and AIIMS New Delhi, have developed an antimicrobial solution, Viroclog, that when applied as a coating on textiles, provides long-lasting protection against HAI by reducing virus, bacteria, fungi survival on fabric. The tests were performed at AIIMS New Delhi, IIT Delhi, IISc Bangalore, and NABL accredited ...

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US’ Kindthread names Angela Mahoney as head of stores, Scrubs & Beyond

2nd Jun 2022

Kindthread, a leader in the healthcare apparel industry with a strong commitment to providing transformative change in the lives of healthcare professionals, has announced that Angela Mahoney has joined the company as head of stores for Scrubs & Beyond, which was recently acquired under the Kindthread portfolio. Kindthread is headquartered in the US.

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US’ Jaanuu names Damion Triplett as executive creative director

12th Apr 2022

Jaanuu has hired Damion Triplett as executive creative director. Triplett is a 17-year veteran in global brand marketing at Nike, and will lead Jaanuu’s overall creative vision across all consumer touchpoints. Jaanuu is a US-based brand that designs healthcare apparel to fuel the body and nourish the mind by incorporating sport, style and empowerment.

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US’ Kindthread unveils new company in the healthcare apparel sector

7th Apr 2022

US’ Kindthread has unveiled its transformative new company within the healthcare apparel industry as a result of the recent acquisitions of Landau, White Cross, Chefwear, and Scrubs & Beyond by an affiliate of LKCM Headwater Investments, a leading middle-market private investment firm. Kindthread will establish a new headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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US’ J2 Medical Supply signs Nitrile purchasing agreement with Premier

11th Mar 2022

US’ J2 Medical Supply has got a purchasing agreement for Nitrile examination gloves and disposable non-sterile apparel with Premier. Effective February 1, 2022, the agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Nitrile Examination Gloves and Disposable Non-sterile...

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UK’s Paravir develops anti-microbial for healthcare

25th Jan 2022

UK’s Paravir has developed a novel, IP-protected, composite material using readily available dry powders impregnated into off-the-shelf, nonwoven material of the type used in face masks, surgical clothing, and equipment. Recent testing at UK laboratories has confirmed the destruction of 99.99 per cent of the microbial population in under 20 minutes.

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France’s Eurazeo announces $75 million minority investment in Jannuu

19th Jan 2022

France’s Eurazeo has announced a $75 million minority investment in Jaanuu, a direct-to-consumer designer and manufacturer of performance-oriented medical apparel and accessories. Jaanuu is one of the fastest growing brands in the multi-billion-dollar medical apparel market as a result of its designs which deliver maximum functionality and comfort.

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Philippine Textile Research Institute unveils medical textile testing

12th Jan 2022

The Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) has launched the PTRI Medical Textile Testing Center (PMTTC), to be operational by April 2022. The PMTTC can be used by regulatory bodies like the Food and Drugs Administration, according to PTRI director Celia Elumba. The testing fees will be cheaper and the test timeline was also reduced to 2-3 weeks.

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