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Luxembourg’s OCSiAl’s graphene nanotubes boost textiles’ functionality

28th Nov 2022

Graphene nanotubes used as an electrostatic dissipative material add expanded electrostatic discharge protection without compromising resistance to aggressive environments, as per Luxembourg-based nanotechnology company OCSiAl. Polymer-coated chemical-resistant fabrics and fireproof special textiles with expanded ESD safety function have been...

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Spain’s Ternua unveils Protech Fall-Winter 2023 recycled collection

8th Nov 2022

Spain’s Ternua launches Protech line for Fall-Winter 2023-24 collection made with 100 per cent recycled materials. The R&D department has done an outstanding job by using innovative and environmentally friendly textiles and treatments. They show technicity and sustainability can go together for alpine activities and keep people protected while doing...

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US’ UniFirst launches visibility workwear for men & women

26th Oct 2022

UniFirst Corporation, which offers customised business uniform programmes, facility service products, and first aid and safety services, has announced the addition of Spotlite MV to its core uniform rental offerings. The expansive Spotlite MV visibility workwear collection includes pants, shorts, shirts, polos, vests, and jackets for both men and women.

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US’ TenCate & Saxion University of Applied Sciences sign MoU

21st Oct 2022

US-based safety textile manufacturer TenCate Protective Fabrics has signed an MoU with Saxion University to strengthen their partnership towards research on sustainable textiles. The deal was inked on September 15 when a large delegation from TenCate Protective Fabrics paid a visit to Saxion University’s Sustainable & Functional Textiles research group.

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Tuff-N-Lite showcases protective wear at GlassBuild America 2022

18th Oct 2022

Tuff-N-Lite is exhibiting the latest in its line of protective gear at GlassBuild America 2022 – the largest trade show in North America for the glass, window, and door industry. The three-day trade show begins today in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tuff-N-Lite is showcasing its full range of safety apparel, including a state-of-the-art cooling T-shirt.

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US Department of Defense selects cold weather tactical apparel by Oros

13th Oct 2022

Oros, the leading innovator of next-generation thermal materials, has been selected by the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (DEVCOM SC) to develop the next generation aerogel textiles for both extreme cold weather apparel and, in collaboration with Kostas Research Institute at North-Eastern University, tactical shelters.

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US’ DuPont launches new portfolio of Kevlar engineered yarns

11th Oct 2022

US-based DuPont Personal Protection has announced the launch of a new portfolio of patented DuPont Kevlar engineered yarns, which combine cut and heat-resistant soft-spun Kevlar materials, high-strength inorganic yarns, and elastic stretch-core yarns. These yarns can provide multi-hazard hand protection against cut, heat, flame, and electric arc...

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US’ 3M launches next-gen industrial wash reflective transfer films

10th Oct 2022

Retroreflective materials manufacturer 3M has introduced the next generation of 3M Scotchlite Reflective Material Industrial Wash and Industrial Wash Flame Resistant Reflective Transfer Films, offering better wash durability. The new films are designed to increase longevity and reduce the cost of ownership for specifiers, certified to OEKO-TEX Standard ...

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MSA Safety displays PPE at Emergency Services Show in UK

26th Sep 2022

MSA Safety, a leader in firefighter safety equipment and technology, displayed its personal protective equipment (PPE) for the first responder market at the recently held Emergency Services Show (ESS) in the UK. The company demonstrated its fire protective clothing, helmets, breathing apparatus, advanced communications, and gas detection systems.

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