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Milliken to acquire Polartec from Versa Capital Management

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...

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Safety Supply Corporation takes over Neese Industries

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.

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Continental offers heat protective coated fabrics

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.

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Klopman exhibits K-Flame range of flame-retardant fabrics

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.

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Devan Chemicals displays new technologies at Techtextil

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.

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Outlast presents proactive temperature regulation tech

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.

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Alexium has EPA approval for selling Alexiflam NF in US

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.

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Toray unveils latest disposable protective wear Livmoa CL

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...

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Berry charts out sustainability strategy

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...

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