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COVID-19 Update: Ahlstrom-Munksjö ramps up medical fabrics production to produce 30 million face masks per month

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Considering the digital transformation of the textile industry

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Automotive textile producers prepare for total transformation

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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 sanitary 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 …

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RFID login on workstation

Digital transformation and Industry 4.0 will increasingly impact the competitiveness and economic success of small and medium-sized enterprises in the future. Within this changing work environment, companies face several challenges. Besides the implementation of software and digital solutions, further competences of employees, as well as their motivation and confidence towards digitized processes, need to be …

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The XiM20 concept car from YFAI

With the global automotive industry facing unprecedented change over the next few decades, suppliers of automotive textiles, including nonwovens and composites, are being challenged to realign their strategies as these major market transformations unfold. As well as advances in electrification, one of the key drivers is the effort to commercialize self-driving vehicles – it is …

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HiFyber STP4720 nanofiber

Over the last few years, there has been a steadily increasing demand for improved air quality, particularly indoors, whether in private, public or industrial areas. Likewise, consumers are increasingly aware of the potential health and aesthetic benefits of water and air treatment systems and are becoming more willing to invest in these products to improve …

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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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