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Monforts texCoat Installation

Monforts Textilmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG will be providing information on its range of coating and finishing technologies for the production of nonwovens and technical textiles at the forthcoming Techtextil India exhibition. “India is already a very important market for Monforts and there are exciting prospects ahead for Indian manufacturers of technical textiles, who are …

Trends in wipes market through 2023

Demand for wipes used in healthcare settings is expected to increase 3.8% per year to $594 million in 2023, according to a new report. Gains will be driven by robust growth in hard surface disinfectant wipes sales, following concerns over the risk of cross-contamination and healthcare-associated infections (HAI); continued adoption of wipes over alternative products, …

Tandem Repeat Technologies' prototype of cotton jacket with Squitex adhesives

Textile, packaging, and materials manufacturing is increasingly being scrutinized for environmental impact. As such, alternative “green” methods to produce – and eventually replace – current materials and methods used in these markets have led to a heightened emphasis on industrial biotechnology for reproducible, energy efficient, and earth-friendly materials that can stand up to the performance …

UESTER's Tester 6 quality management platform

The latest edition of USTER’s TESTER 6 features QUALITY EXPERT digital functionality to support integrated data-based improvements throughout the spinning mill, connecting and interpreting information from a range of different instruments. In the latest release of USTER’s TESTER 6, Sensor OM technology measures Frequent Occurrences (FO) in yarns and analyzes neps, thin and thick places, …

Bally Ribbon Mills announces E-WEBBINGS product base for smart textiles

Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), a designer, developer and manufacturer of specialized engineered woven fabrics, announced its proprietary E-WEBBINGS e-textile product base. Specifically designed to serve as a customizable base for a range of smart textile applications within the Internet of Things (IoT), these smart textiles serve as the foundation layer to which electronic intercommunicative technology …