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Firefighters’ clothing safer to wear, maintain, manufacture: Research
Firefighter clothing now safe to wear, maintain: Canadian researchers

28th May 2024

University of Alberta studies reveal vulnerabilities in firefighters' clothing, highlighting degradation of fibres in warm water and residual sulfur's impact on fabric sensitivity. PBI fibres, crucial for protective gear, degrade faster in moisture due to sulfuric acid residues. The analysis of dye-related compounds aids in environmental...

Belgium’s Ontex launches Stop&Lock anti-leak technology in baby care
Belgium’s Ontex launches Stop&Lock anti-leak technology in baby care

28th May 2024

Ontex introduces Stop&Lock anti-leak technology in baby diapers, featuring front and back barriers to prevent leaks. Successfully launched in North America, it enhances baby comfort and addresses parental concerns about leaks, particularly poo explosions. It aims to support parents with helpful and affordable solutions, aligning with their...

China’s GHC partners with A.Celli Nonwovens and Reicofil
China’s GHC partners with A.Celli Nonwovens & Reicofil

27th May 2024

GHC partners with A.Celli Nonwovens and Reicofil, integrating A.Celli's solutions into the new Reicofil RF5 line in Jinjiang. A.Celli's technology enhances operational flexibility, enabling GHC to excel as a leading supplier of hygienic spunlaid materials. It underscores GHC's commitment to quality, reinforcing its position in the hygiene sector.

CUPRA debuts Bcomp’s natural fibre solutions for VZ electric vehicles
CUPRA debuts Bcomp’s natural fibre solutions for VZ electric vehicles

24th May 2024

CUPRA has introduced innovative natural fibre composite CUP Bucket seats for the CUPRA Born VZ electric vehicles, aiming to redefine sustainability in automotive design. Developed in collaboration with Bcomp and Sabelt, these seats offer significant emission reductions and improved safety, reflecting a commitment to eco-friendly engineering.

US company Blue Point stays local with acquisition of NSA
US company Blue Point stays local with acquisition of NSA

23rd May 2024

Blue Point Capital Partners recapitalises National Safety Apparel. NSA, led by CEO Chuck Grossman, has expansion plans with Blue Point's support, focusing on new innovative products, geographic reach, and acquisitions. Blue Point highlights NSA's growth and loyalty, expressing commitment to accelerating future success in the safety products market.

NAIST researchers develop CNT yarn for wearable devices
NAIST researchers develop CNT yarn for wearable devices

23rd May 2024

Nakamura's team at NAIST develops a new method for dispersing carbon nanotubes (CNTs) in fabric, enhancing thermoelectric generator efficiency. Using glycerol and a surfactant, they align CNT bundles, improving electrical conductivity while suppressing heat transfer. This method yields a power factor three times higher than previous techniques.

Hexcel to display latest aerospace solution at ILA Berlin 2024
Hexcel to display latest aerospace solution at ILA Berlin 2024

22nd May 2024

At ILA Berlin, Hexcel will present advanced lightweight composite materials, including HexTow IM9 24K fibre for enhanced production efficiency. It will feature solutions like Turkish Aerospace's Airbus aileron with HexPly prepreg, highlighting SQRTM production benefits. Additionally, Hexcel will present thermoplastic solutions co-developed with...

Belgian company Woosh launches recyclable diaper
Belgian company Woosh launches recyclable diaper

22nd May 2024

Woosh launches a recyclable diaper, part of its circular ecosystem plan, aiming to recycle used diapers and reduce waste. The diaper, optimised for recycling, uses 100 per cent recycled plastic in packaging and waterproof layers. With plans for a recycling centre, Woosh focuses on quality, environmental impact, and meeting caregiver needs.

Biosorbe buys Renewcell’s facility in Kristinehamn for expansion
Biosorbe buys Renewcell’s facility in Kristinehamn for expansion

21st May 2024

Biosorbe has acquired Renewcell's former textile recycling factory in Kristinehamn for expansion. The move aligns with their eco-friendly ethos. The facility, spanning 10,000 square metres, will house production, offices, and stock management. Biosorbe plans to launch production in May, relocating its headquarters from Karlstad to Kristinehamn.

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