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Student Spotlight: Electrospun biomaterials

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Heimtextil 2019: New fiber functionality for a mass market

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Denim manufacturers are eager for fiber innovations

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Cut-Tex Pro cut-resistant fabric

UK based PPSS Group has a fine global reputation when it comes to high performance body armour and their passionate desire to protect public facing frontline professionals, such as police, prison and security professionals. However, it really is their knitted cut resistant fabric Cut-Tex® PRO that has made headlines over the recent months. The firm …

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Fiber diameter of electrospun templates regulates in vitro NETosis

Allison Fetz is pursuing a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Memphis, where she is conducting research on electrospun biomaterials within the Tissue Template Engineering and Regeneration Laboratory, a joint program by the Dept. of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Memphis and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Fetz’s research is …

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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, …

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Heimtextil 2019 'Toward Utopia'

Attracting over 3,000 exhibitors to Frankfurt in Germany, the 49th Heimtextil home textiles show kicked off the 2019 textile trade fair calendar from January 8-11th.The European home textiles market is worth around an annual €27 billion and serviced by a decidedly global supply chain, reflected in the event’s participants hailing from no less than 65 countries.Among them were some of the leaders in fibers and raw materials, such as Germany’s Trevira, which leads the field with its Trevira

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Stretch in denim jeans has been pioneered by Invista’s Lycra.

By Adrian Wilson, International Correspondent

Advanced fibers are now critical to the marketing campaigns of fabric mills supplying the $60 billion denim apparel market. Differentiation is the key in this highly competitive field and companies are quick to jump on any new development that can provide it.

Over the past decade, huge vertically-integrated capacities for the production of denim have been built up by companies in the three major manufacturing countries of the Indian subcontinent

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