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Courtesy: W. L. Gore & Associates
Gore shows high-performance solutions at Farnborough

26th Jul 2018

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) showcased high-performance solutions for aerospace and defense applications at the the world’s biggest airshow in Farnborough. Proven in the real world, Gore’s high-performance solutions for aerospace and defense applications ensure connection, protection, and safety every time in the most demanding environments.

Courtesy: Bolger & O'Hearn
Bolger & O'Hearn to show new DWR technology at ORSM

21st Jul 2018

Bolger & O’Hearn will show its latest Stormproof/Breathable OmniBloq, an advanced Durable Water Repellent (DWR) technology for apparel, at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM). The outdoor industry show will be held from July 23 to 26, 2018, in Denver, US. Bolger & O’Hearn develops specialty chemicals for the non-woven, paper, and textile...

Courtesy: Cordura
Carhartt to show Full Swing apparel with Cordura at ORSM

21st Jul 2018

Invista’s Cordura brand and Carhartt are set to display their latest generation of Full Swing Steel line of apparel at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (ORSM), which will be held from July 23 to 26, 2018, in Denver. The new collection will be seen in Cordura’s booth #54037-UL and Carhartt’s booth #46007-UL. Carhartt is a global premium workwear brand.

Courtesy: Alexium
Alexium appoints Robert Brookins as new CEO & MD

17th Jul 2018

Alexium International Group has named Dr. Robert Brookins as the chief executive officer and managing director of the company, effective July 1, 2018. Alexium holds proprietary patent applications for novel technologies, developed to provide flame retardancy for a range of applications that include textiles, packaging, electronics, and building...

Courtesy: Grassi
Directa Plus gets second order from Alfredo Grassi

6th Jul 2018

Directa Plus, a producer and supplier of graphene-based products for use in consumer and industrial markets, has been awarded a second order from Alfredo Grassi worth an initial €0.70 million to supply high performance technical textiles with Graphene Plus (G+). This follows Grassi winning an additional tender to provide G+ enhanced workwear.

Courtesy: Klopman
Klopman to build cogeneration plant for production unit

6th Jul 2018

Klopman, a European leader in the production of workwear fabrics, has taken initiative to construct a cogeneration plant for its Frosinone production facility. The objective is to replace the existing thermoelectric plant to supply energy to the entire facility within a year. The new power plant will produce thermal energy and electricity at the same...

Courtesy: Kraig Biocraft
Kraig Biocraft unveils first roll of dragon silk fabric

25th Jun 2018

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, leading developer of spider silk based fibres, has produced its first roll of pure dragon silk fabric using its proprietary recombinant spider silk fibres. It will now use the dragon silk material to make finalised ballistic shoot packs, per the US Army specifications. This material will undergo ballistic performance...

Courtesy: PR Newswire
Kappler unveils DuraChem 500 for first responders

25th Jun 2018

Protective apparel innovator Kappler has unveiled DuraChem 500, the only economically priced terrorism response suit certified to the NFPA 1994 Class 1 Chem-Bio standard. The garment addresses a critical need for military and law enforcement agencies, balancing responder protection with tight budgets. It provides maximum protection at an affordable...

Courtesy: Ballyclare
Ballyclare introduces new range of workwear for women

20th Jun 2018

Workwear manufacturer Ballyclare has introduced new hi vis range of polycotton garments after consultation with wearers from across the UK, expanding the range of female fit garments which it supplies to several industrial sectors including rail, utilities, construction and engineering. The new range is supported by a new section on the Ballyclare...

DuPont Personal Protection launches Tychem gloves
DuPont Personal Protection launches Tychem gloves

11th Jun 2018

DuPont Personal Protection, a business segment of DuPont Safety & Construction, has launched DuPont Tychem gloves, range of gloves designed for chemical exposure protection. DuPont Tychem gloves help provide the worker protection required in hazardous work environments. Now workers can wear Tychem garments with Tychem gloves for a complete protection...

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