Movers & Shakers – April 2021: Asahi Kasei opens new European R&D Center

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Student Spotlight: e-Textiles offer promising data to improve the comfort of prosthetic limbs

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Student Spotlight: Multifunctional temperature-responsive textiles

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Asahi Kasei Europe R&D Center

In the dynamic and global textile fiber industry with its various manufacturing processes and end-uses, news and information is breaking on a daily basis. International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to our industry from manmade to natural to bio-based fibers, innovations in nonwoven, woven, braided and technical textiles, technologies for additives, bonding, coatings and polymers, …

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Fi-Tech headquarters

Founded in 1972 by C.L. Bassett and now under the leadership of his sons Todd and Jeff Bassett, Fi-Tech has grown into the leading manufacturer’s rep and distribution firm for technical textile manufacturers worldwide. One call to Fi-Tech connects you to the most technologically advanced suppliers serving the Polymer, Synthetic Fibers, Nonwovens, Technical Textile, and …

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Pressure sensing mat sewn with conductive yarns

Jordan Tabor is a Ph.D. candidate within the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry, and Science at NC State’s Wilson College of Textiles. Her background is in textile engineering, and she is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science, as well as a minor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Jordan’s general research interests are …

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Celgard® RespiShield™ membranes are ideally suited for use in medical PPE

Celgard has long delivered highly engineered products with proven quality and performance. The new RespiShield™ membrane leverages the company’s technical capabilities and the unique polyolefin molecular properties created by its patented manufacturing process. The key to the performance of RespiShield™ membranes is found in its pores – their shape, their size, their uniformity, and the …

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EDANA 2020 Nonwoven Production

In the dynamic and global textile fiber industry with its various manufacturing processes and end-uses, news and information is breaking on a daily basis. International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to our industry from manmade to natural to bio-based fibers, innovations in nonwoven, woven, braided and technical textiles, technologies for additives, bonding, coatings and polymers, …

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