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Nonwoven IDEA Show 2022 - Nonwoven Textiles for a Circular Economy

productsPART 1: Sustainable Fiber Solutions - Innovative products and equipment, and sustainable advancements in nonwoven fabrics were highlights of the 21st edition of IDEA Show, the world's preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics. The show, organized by INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, was co-located with the second FiltXPOâ„¢, North American's only exhibition and conference dedicated exclusively to filtration and separation. The combined events were held March 29-31 at the Miami Convention Center. IDEA Show 2022 offered the first opportunity since 2019 for approximately 5,000 textile executives and IDEA Show attendees to once again engage in face-to-face business meetings with global leaders from the nonwoven, engineered materials market.. Read the full article.

PART 2: Advancements in Nonwoven Textiles - One of the primary goals of the global textile industry is to make synthetic textile production and consumption more circular and sustainable for the future. Textile industry sustainability includes a number of factors, such as: greater use of natural fibers; reduced use of water and power in production; the reuse and recycling of existing products; control of microplastic emissions; and the improved collection and elimination of waste materials. . Read the full article.

INDUSTRIAL FABRIC ARTICLES Innovation at ORSM2022 TRENDS: Take a look at some of the new innovations from the 2021 Outdoor Retailer Sumer Market, August 10 - 11, in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. Read More.
WearableINDUSTRIAL FABRICS Techtextil North America 2017 saw a 40% increase in attendance. The FabricLink Network reviews several new products showcased for an array of industrial applications. Read More.
DroneINDUSTRIAL FABRICS Drones weave moth-inspired pavilion from carbon fiber threads. The buildings of the future could be built with the help of drones. The unmanned aerial vehicles were put to the test in the University of Stuttgart's latest robotically constructed pavilion. Read More.
vestINDUSTRIAL FABRICS The 'Super Fibers' story: High Performance Liquid Crystal Aromatic Polyester (LPC) Fiber. From Kevlar™ to Vectran™ drill down to the history, advantages and the innovative application of the liquid crystal polymers have been spun into fibers and into the future of industrial fabrics. Read More.
FINLAND'S NORDIC BIOPRODUCTS SPINS NEW PLANT-BASED TEXTILE FIBRE The company has created a new plant-based textile fibre, Norratex, which is manufactured without any toxic chemicals or expensive solvents. Read more…

SCIENTISTS UNCOVER THE SECRETS OF A PLASTIC-DESTROYING ENZYME Chemists unlock the secrets of a plastic-eating bacterium, hoping to harness them for good. Read more…

Monumental Yarn Art Installations Add a Radiant Spectrum of Color Indoors and Outdoors Artist Eric Rieger, aka HOTTEA, gathers loose threads to make monumental installations. Each thread is untethered and able to freely move with a passing breeze. Read more…

NUS RESEARCHERS DEVELOP COMPOSITE FILM REDUCING HEAT STRESS BY 40% The National University of Singapore developed a super-hygroscopic material that enhances sweat evaporation, to create a cooling effect for better thermal comfort & reduces heat index by 40 per Read more…

MYANT GETS HEALTH CANADA CLEARANCE FOR BIOSENSING SKIIN UNDERWEAR The Class II medical device clearance allows garment wearers to reliably monitor their ECG data. Additionally, wearers can track other metrics, including heart rate, HRV, core body temperature, with more to come such as sleep and location. Read more…

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