Movers & Shakers – January 2021: Heimtextil, Techtextil and Texprocess postponed until 2022

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö announces the launch of TrustShield Biological, a personal protective apparel medical fabric designed to shield against hazardous pathogens, to prevent penetration of blood and other hazardous fluids. It is also laser resistant, chemical and chemo drug repellent, and absorbent for fluid management. The TrustShield product portfolio is suitable for the operating room, clinical, and …


Lenzing Group announced its new LENZING Lyocell Fine Skin and LENZING Lyocell Micro Skin fibers under its specialty nonwoven ingredient brand VEOCEL. Both LENZING Lyocell Fine Skin and LENZING Lyocell Micro Skin fibers are finer than other LENZING branded skin fiber types and are ideal for beauty applications, such as facial sheet masks. The Skin …

IFJ Movers & Shakers - Textile Fiber Industry Updates

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, …


Huntsman Textile Effects’ LANASOL CE dyes provide the industry with a sustainable alternative to after-chrome dyes for wool. The use of Chrome VI, including Dichromate, is banned by the ZDHC Manufacturing Restricted Substances List (ZDHC MRSL). LANASOL CE dyes offer a consistent, safe and reliable dyeing process that can effectively replace chrome dyes for wool. …


WEKO, a provider of on-contact application systems for product optimization and surface finishing with different types of fluids and powdery substances, will now offer the option to apply Polygiene ViralOff as a spray of microdroplets. Polygiene’s ViralOff is a textile treatment that reduces the SARS-CoV-2 virus by over 99% over two hours. Spraying ViralOff with …