UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - Arc'teryx Partners with UBC on Next Generation of Water - Oil Repellent Fabric. Fabrics are being fabricated without the use of PFCs, as the toxicity of PFCs can remain in the environment for hundreds of years.
HARVARD UNIVERSITY RESEARCH - Wearable Mask Technology utilizes "wearable freeze-dried cell-free" (wFDCF) fabrics integrated into masks or lab clothing that is capable of identifying pathathogens and toxins, including detecting SARS-COVID from a patient's breath.
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME - SpydaSilk Research leads to commerciliation of Kraig Labs SpydaSilk. Until now scientists haven't been able to assemble spider silk's genetic proteins into a cost effective fiber with desired properties.
YALE UNIVERSITY - Innovative Robotic Fibers Transform Fabrics into 3D Androids. - The fabric stiffens or softens depending on the temperature, and can be designed with a memory to change shape and return to its original shape.
DREXEL UNIVERSITY - New Age Textile Shield Advanced research offers coated fabric with electromagnetic pollution protection. The project utilizes MXene, a conductive two-dimensional coating materialmdiscovered at Drexel in 2011.
|INDA releases North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook Report
The report provides analysis across all nonwoven end-use markets, providing a comprehensive and accurate view of the total North American nonwovens industry.
As the need for allergen-reducing textiles/applications intensifies, solutions are expanding and product adoption is gradually increasing among consumers.
|Celliant meets revised requirements for Class 1 medical devices in EU
The European Union (EU) has upgraded the requirements for the Class 1 medical device designation and Hologenix, creators of Celliant, has met the stricter requirements for this important market.
|TenCate launches PBI Peak5 at AFAC 2023 in Brisbane
TenCate Protective Fabrics, a global leader in protective textile technology, has announced the Asia-Pacific (APAC) launch of its groundbreaking fire service outer shell, PBI Peak5, at the AFAC emergency response conference in Brisbane.
|Hemp uses and potential economic impact in Pa.
Since receiving a National Science Foundation grant earlier this year, a wide-reaching coalition has started planning for the future of hemp in Pa.
|Asahi Kasei invests in US startup NFW
Based in Peoria, Illinois, NFW was founded in 2015 and has developed the only platform capable of producing precision-engineered, natural (non-petroleum-based) leather, foam, and textiles to replace animal and petrochemical-based materials.
Hyosung Presents New FW 25/26 Textile Trends (2/22/24)
The Textile Gateway - Connecting The Textile Industry To Students (2/19/24)
Sympatex presents innovative technologies at Lineapelle 2024 (2/16/24)
ALLIED Feather + Down Ramps Up RENU:TRACE Program Through Partnership with NEMO Equipment (2/13/24)