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Promotional bag manufacturers expand material range
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Nonwoven fabric is currently the material of choice for China's promotional bag suppliers. It boasts several advantages, chief among which is the ability to dissolve in 90 days when placed outdoors for disposal. The adoption of the input comes amid strong environmental consciousness in the major overseas markets. Further, nonwoven fabric resists moisture and fire, and is breathable, lightweight, nontoxic and recyclable. The textile can also retain rich colors. More

How do you know your filter filters?
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Most clinicians believe that any device marketed as a "bacterial/viral filter" must be capable of capturing any individual bacteria or viruses that might be suspended within inhaled or exhaled gases. We were surprised to discover that this is, by no means, a justifiable assumption. There are two generally accepted methods of sealing plastic materials: ultrasonic welding and a solvent welding process. More

Low-density polyethylene bag for multiple use
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The U.K. Environment Agency has come up with the answer; a low-density polyethylene bag, when used four or more times, has a lower carbon footprint than single-use bags of any type, whether high-density polyethylene, paper or cotton. More

Eastex Products introduces waterproof, breathable medical fabrics
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Holbrook, Mass.-based Eastex Products Inc. - a supplier of textile products and solutions for health care and other markets - has introduced a line of waterproof, breathable fabrics for original equipment and contract manufacturers of health care products such as wheelchair cushions, mattresses and orthopedic braces. More

P&G cuts hygiene products' price, rivals blink
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Consumer products major Procter & Gamble's recent move to slash prices of its hygiene products, Whisper and Pampers, is likely to push its rivals to take price cuts soon. P&G announced recently that it was reducing the prices of select stock keeping units of Whisper and Pampers by three and 15 percent, respectively. This was effective March 16, and new stocks would arrive soon, the company said. More

Owens Corning introduces nonwoven glass fiber veil
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Global supplier of glass fiber reinforcements for composite solutions, Owens Corning has introduced a new nonwoven glass fiber veil at the 2011 JEC Composites Show. The new product utilizes Advantex E-CR glass technology and will assist battery manufacturers to tackle the issues of stop-start engine technology. It improves the operating life of conventional flooded lead-acid batteries, especially at incomplete state of discharge. It makes batteries to function at high temperature conditions and minimizes acid stratification. More

Medical adhesives and sealants market to hit $1.84 billion by 2015
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According to 'Medical Adhesives and Sealants: Market Research Report' medical-grade adhesives are making giant strides banking upon their proven abilities to withstand sterilization that is inevitable in most medical processes. As such, improvements in bonding abilities, resistance and longevity are facilitating stupendous growth of medical-grade adhesives in myriad applications, especially in the disposable medical device manufacturing market. More

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Clorox's Dispatch Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant Towels with Bleach receive EPA registration
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The Clorox Company announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved the registration of DISPATCH Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant Towels with Bleach to kill Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) spores in five minutes, the fastest C. difficile contact time available. This is the first bleach-based wipe to receive EPA registration for C. difficile, a spore-forming bacterium found in the intestines that can cause a variety of symptoms, from diarrhea to more serious life-threatening intestinal disease. More

Polymer Group to expand spunmelt production capacity in South America and China
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Developer and supplier of nonwovens and engineered materials, Polymer Group has declared its plans to invest in new, modern spunmelt production operations in China and South America to strengthen its footprint in these emerging industries. As per the plans, Polymer Group will install a pilot and customized, modern spunmelt equipment line at its existing facility in Suzhou, China. More

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