Movers & Shakers – September 2021: Designers partner with DITF to employ ‘hair of the dog’ approach for sustainable fashion

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Techtextil North America returns to Raleigh

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Student Spotlight: Effectiveness of centrifugal spinning for fine fiber nonwovens

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H.B. Fuller to showcase sustainable solutions

H.B. Fuller will show its range of adhesives and service solutions at Index 20. It will feature its packaging solution for wetness indicator technology, higher mileage products, lower application temperature grades and automated delivery systems. H.B. Fuller will also exhibit its sustainable developments including high performance bonding solutions for natural substrates and adhesives with bio-based …

Designers Develop Fibers from Dog Hair

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, …

ITA at Index 2017

Thirteen Italian manufactures will exhibit in an Italian Pavilion organized by Italian Trade Agency at Index from October 19 – 22. ACIMIT member companies exhibiting in this area include A. Piovan, Bianco, Bombi, Color Service, Guarneri Technology, Monti-Mac, Officina Master, Ratti, Texera, Toscana Spazzole, Unitech. Other ACIMIT member companies will exhibit with their own booth. …

Salewa Ortles Couloir Boot

Salewa’s new crampon-compatible Ortles Coulior Mountain Boot features Xenia Materials’ thermoplastic composites. The toecap is produced on a polymeric base reinforced with carbon fiber. The boot weighs 725 grams and the frame is designed with carbon fiber, hinged joint closures and a narrowed toe area. This carbon fiber boot was designed to offer and guarantee …

Fiber arrangement for facemask materials

With the coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading worldwide, International Fiber Journal is tracking stories relevant to the textile fiber industry. Facemasks, personal protective equipment, medical supplies and wipes are among the fiber-intensive technologies particularly relevant to the COVID-19 response effort. And as manufacturers of these technologies and others struggle to meet global demand in the face of the …