14th Jun 2019
Milliken & Company (Milliken), a global diversified manufacturer of textile, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Polartec, a global brand known for its innovative performance textiles for outdoor and military apparel, from Versa Capital Management. The acquisition is expected to close in June. Financial terms of the transaction were not...
7th Jun 2019
Safety Supply Corporation, manufacturer of high quality personal protective equipment (PPE) and parent company of Radians, has taken over Neese Industries, leader in FR clothing and protective rainwear for almost 60 years. Radians and Neese combined will have manufacturing capabilities in Mexico which will improve lead times on several product lines.
22nd May 2019
Technology company Continental has developed heat protective coated fabrics for protective suits to ensure safety of workers in a whole range of deployment situations. The suits are capable of handling extremes of cold and hot temperatures. The high flexibility and low material thickness of the fabric offers a high level of comfort to wearers.
21st May 2019
Klopman, an European company in workwear fabrics, exhibited its K-Flame range of flame-retardant fabrics designed to offer resistance to heat, flames and welding and give antistatic and electric arc protection, at Techtextil 2019 in Frankfurt recently. Sustainability and quality were the key words characterising the range being featured by Klopman.
14th May 2019
Textile innovator Devan Chemicals is launching two new technologies; Bio-flam, a bio-based flame retardant product, and Odour Breakdown, a wash durable, non-biocidal odour control solution, at the ongoing Techtextil show. The leading international exhibition for technical textiles and nonwovens is being held from May 14-17, 2019, in Frankfurt, Germany.
14th May 2019
Textile innovator Outlast presented its proven heat and moisture management technology at Performance Days in Munich, on May 8-9 from Booth F04, Hall C6. Any product with extra expectations of comfort through heat control will benefit from the technology – starting from work, military and safety wear to e-sports applications like gaming chairs.
9th May 2019
Alexium International Group has got US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval under TSCA for the manufacture and sale of Alexiflam NF in the US. Alexiflam NF is a patent pending flame retardant for treating cotton and cellulose-based textiles. The EPA approval provides Alexium with access to the largest market region for flame retardant cotton.
3rd May 2019
Toray Industries, an integrated chemical industry group, has developed a sterilised type of clothing for use in cleanrooms called Livmoa CL, the latest iteration of its Livmoa series of disposable protective wear, with cooperation from the research & development center for cell therapy at the Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation (FBRI) at...
30th Apr 2019
Berry Global Group has come out with a sustainability strategy through an initiative called Impact 2025. As part of the initiative, Berry will focus on products, performance, and partners with a long-term plan for sustainability for the year 2025. For example, it will minimise product impacts by measures such as optimising designs and lightweight...