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Sustainability & comfort main focus of UK’s Carrington at Techtextil

1st Jul 2022

Carrington Textiles, a global manufacturer of textiles for workwear, has announced a successful presence at Techtextil, reporting a high number of enquiries received on sustainable products of its Balance Range as well as on high stretch fabrics. Carrington Textiles’ 100 square metre stand at Techtextil also received outstanding feedback from visitors.

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US’ Seismic launches powered clothing for worker safety

8th Jun 2022

Seismic, an apparel company that designs powered clothing which is based in the US, has launched its newest line for worker safety. It is the first Seismic powered clothing designed specifically for the worker safety market, an over-the-clothes vest-style garment inspired by traditional workwear, with a toolbelt form-factor hardware carrier at the...

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US’ RST unveils Demron multi-threat protection garment

16th May 2022

Radiation Shield Technologies (RST), headquartered in the US, has launched its Demron multi-threat, multi hazard, protection garment. Demron is the only true anti-nuclear garment that protects against radiation, chemical, biological agents, and heat stress. Other suits claim to be antinuclear however they only block alpha particles which any fabric can ...

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US’ Brunt Workwear appoints Kevin Eskridge as president

5th May 2022

US’ Brunt Workwear, the fast-growing footwear and apparel brand for construction workers, has appointed Kevin Eskridge as the company’s president. In this role, Eskridge will oversee the company’s product development, merchandising, sourcing, and global retail expansion as Brunt accelerates its rapid growth as a leader in the modern workwear category.

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India’s Aroo develops ECWCS & defence clothing for Indian army

4th May 2022

Aroo is the first defence start-up that creates the intellectual property in specialised defence clothing and gear for the Indian Army. Aroo was started by Rohit Bedi and Munish Hinduja, in the defence space for apparel and gear. The company is developing ECWCS (Extreme Cold Weather Clothing System) and other specialised defence clothing for the army.

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US’ Avient Corporation to acquire DSM Protective Materials

3rd May 2022

Avient Corporation, a leading provider of specialised and sustainable material solutions, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Royal DSM to purchase the DSM Protective Materials business (including the Dyneema brand) (the Dyneema business). The purchase price of $1.485 billion is subject to certain customary adjustments.

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UK’s Heathcoat Fabrics bags Queen’s Award for Enterprise Innovation

2nd May 2022

UK’s Heathcoat Fabrics, a leader in knitted and woven fabrics, has been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation, announced by the government. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the UK. The awards were first established in 1965 and since then over 7000 companies have achieved a Queen’s...

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US’ Germ-O-Guard launches new anti-viral & anti-bacterial products

22nd Apr 2022

Germ-O-Guard, established for commercialisation of sterilisation technologies, is launching a crowdfunding campaign to introduce its line of anti-viral and anti-bacterial products to the market. The products are made from materials with self-sterilising properties, making them perfect for keeping surfaces germ free 24/7 and making them safer to touch.

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NUS researchers develop composite film reducing heat stress by 40%

20th Apr 2022

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel super-hygroscopic material that enhances sweat evaporation within a personal protective suit, to create a cooling effect for better thermal comfort for users such as healthcare workers and frontline officers. This composite film reduces heat index by 40 per cent.

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