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Demand for flame resistant apparel to grow by 6.5% by 2027

7th Aug 2019

Buoyed by strong growth prospects, manufacturers of flame resistant apparel are focusing on developing flame resistant apparel that is comfortable, stylish, sustainable and innovative, according to a report in quarterly 'Performance Apparel Markets'. The demand for flame resistant apparel is forecast to grow by 6.5 per cent per annum between 2018 and...

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KDH gets delivery orders worth $40 million from US Army

6th Aug 2019

KDH Defense Systems, a leading manufacturer of American-made, high-performance protective solutions, has got two separate delivery orders from the US Army worth approximately $40.0 million. These are new fair opportunity awards stemming from the contracts the company won in 2015. Production will be carried out at KDH’s manufacturing facility in Eden.

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Eurojersey presents new SS 2021 beachwear collection

30th Jul 2019

Eurojersey has launched new SS 2021 beachwear collection in Sensitive Fabrics which guarantee 50+ SPF and breathability, and resistance to negative effects caused by chlorinated water, sun creams and heat. Being quick to dry and having 3-dimensional elasticity, shape retention and colour fastness, Sensitive Fabrics guarantee perfect fit for beach...

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Milliken becomes part of PCIAW

29th Jul 2019

Milliken, leader in performance and protective textiles, has become part of the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW), a body created to strengthen the influence of the clothing industry through collaborative leadership and strategic advocacy. Milliken has also become a partner in the 2020 PCIAW Summit and Awards, to be held in...

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Mount Vernon FR expands operations at Trion facility

24th Jul 2019

In response to increased demand for its flame resistant products, Mount Vernon FR has announced expansion of operations at its Trion, Georgia, facility. The additional 4,500 square feet of production space will be home to new state-of-the-art FR treatment equipment that will increase its production and finished fabric capacity by 20 per cent.

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Arville to show protective textiles at AFAC19 conference

18th Jul 2019

Arville will showcase a range of new, specially-designed, technical fabrics at the four-day AFAC19 fire and emergency management conference in Melbourne from August 27-30, 2019, for emergency services decision-makers in Australia. Arville is specialising in the design, manufacture, and finishing of technical woven textiles for demanding applications.

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Archroma launches new water-based VOC coating technology

16th Jul 2019

Archroma, a global leader in colour and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has launched its new Lurapret N5396 & N5392 liq, a water-based ultra-low VOC polyurethane (PU) polymer coating technology at the recent ITMA exhibition. The innovation was developed in compliance with ‘The Archroma Way: safe, efficient, enhanced, it’s our nature’.

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Body Armor to replace over 1 lakh bulletproof vests

12th Jul 2019

Body Armor Direct, the number one online direct-to-consumer retailer of government certified body armour has announced a new initiative to replace over 100,000 non-government certified ballistic vests currently in use across US by law enforcement, security personnel and others. Body Armor Direct's armours are certified by National Institute of Justice.

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Point Blank awarded lightweight body armour contract

29th Jun 2019

Point Blank Enterprises has been awarded a $215.9 million body armour contract by United States Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM). The Marine Corps Low Intensity Threat Environment (LITE) body armour is a new small arms protective insert designed to improve survivability and mobility of marines by maximising ballistic protection at reduced...

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