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Raff Military Textile strengthens ties with Latin America

29th May 2023

Raff Military Textile's efforts to strengthen ties with Latin America, specifically in the field of exporting military textiles, align with Turkiye's strategic opening strategy towards the region. Raff's participation in the Turkiye-Colombia trade delegation indicates its commitment to exploring opportunities for collaboration and expansion in...

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US’ AFRL-led team exploring synthetic muskox wool in military garments

16th May 2023

The AFRL is developing synthetic muskox wool (qiviut) military uniforms, with partners including Cornell University and Alaska’s Palmer Muskox Farm. The project aims to create a lighter and more sustainable textile with superior thermal insulation to traditional merino wool. The team is also investigating synthetic biology to replicate muskox wool...

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US’ TCPF launches flame-resistant stretch fabric Tecasafe 360+

12th May 2023

TenCate Protective Fabrics (TCPF) has introduced its latest breakthrough: Tecasafe 360+. This innovative fabric showcases inherent flame-resistant properties while incorporating stretch technology, revolutionising workwear. Tecasafe 360+ builds upon TCPF's range of protective products, providing a unique combination of enhanced protection and comfort.

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US’ Kimberly-Clark Professional announces Greenovation Awards

10th May 2023

Kimberly-Clark Professional has recognised 49 companies with the 2023 Greenovation Awards for their sustainability leadership and participation in landfill diversion programmes. By diverting over 400,000 pounds of PPE waste from landfills in 2022 through The RightCycle programme, these firms are making a significant impact on reducing their footprint.

Frost & Sullivan VP to deliver keynote speech at PCIAW summit

4th May 2023

Sanjiv Bhaskar, vice-president of research at Frost & Sullivan, has been announced as a keynote speaker at the PCIAW Summit & Exhibition 2023. As a well-known expert in the field of research, his insights are sure to provide valuable knowledge and insights. It is an important event for the uniform, workwear and personal protective equipment markets.

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US’ Fire-Dex adopts Lectra's Fashion On Demand solution

4th May 2023

Fashion On Demand by Lectra, a major global player in the fashion, automotive and furniture markets, is a very powerful solution that can help Fire-Dex streamline its manufacturing processes and improve its competitiveness. With the supply chain disruptions, it's become more important for companies to be agile and efficient in their operations.

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NASA reveals spacesuit for Artemis III moon surface mission

21st Mar 2023

NASA has selected Axiom Space to develop modern spacesuits for the first astronauts to explore near the lunar South Pole. Called the AxEMU, the spacesuit builds on NASA’s spacesuit prototype developments and incorporates the latest technology and added protection. Axiom Space will design and develop flight training spacesuits for the Artemis III...

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UK’s Carrington Textiles launches Spartan HT Flex Lite

17th Mar 2023

Carrington Textiles has launched a new addition to its Defence Range of products called Spartan HT Flex Lite. The product is a military ripstop fabric that incorporates 2 per cent LYCRA, 37 per cent cotton, and 61 per cent Cordura military grade high tenacity nylon 6.6. It provides integrated stretch, outstanding wearer comfort, strength and...

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Israel’s Polytex launches next-gen full cycle workwear solution

15th Mar 2023

Polytex has launched Polytex Pro, which has numerous design improvements and major advances in both hardware and software. Polytex Pro has ultra-high-speed dispensing of clean workwear items in six seconds, optimised storage capacity, and a simplified user authentication process. The line includes two dispensing unit models and four return unit models.

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