The technical hurdles to recycling clothing made of cotton have been too high in the past, but now a team of researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP and a Swedish company have cleared that obstacle.
Today, Kleinert’s a division of Hygienics Industries, Inc. announced its new Fabrapel Technical Textile Facial Mask with two-way, two-layer protection. The patented multi-layered cotton masks provide fluid-repellency, stain-repellency, and stop bacterial growth with ultralight comfort and breathability. No other mask provides more security from the covid19 virus.
M&R Printing Equipment, the world’s largest manufacturer of screen printing and digital printing equipment, is pleased to announce the release of the new Cobra™ automatic screen printing press, developed to increase productivity, saving printers time and money
Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with more than 150 years of textile expertise, has invested significant resources to increase domestic production of its Milliken Perimeter™ advanced medical fabrics
T-Shirt tagless printing machines and products from Boston Industrial Solutions, Inc, including pad printers, screen printers, inkjet printers, inks, plate-makers, plates, and supplies for tagless printing.
India-based textile manufacturer Skywalk International signs partnership with Polygiene to treat textiles and facemasks with Polygiene ViralOff. The order value is estimated between USD 150 000 to USD 200 000 per year.
Brazilian textile companies have begun producing and marketing fabrics treated with silver and silica nanoparticles developed by the research groups at the Centre for Functional Materials (CDMF) and the Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Laboratory (QTC) of the Universitat Jaume I, in collaboration with the company Nanox Tecnologia, which provide the new fabrics with antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties with 99.99% effectiveness.
Messe Frankfurt has held its first trade fairs since the multi-month global lockdown – with great success. Taking place from 15 to 17 July, Intertextile Shenzhen Apparel Fabrics and the Yarn Expo demonstrated just how important personal encounters are, highlighting the increased need for face-to-face meetings in the current situation.