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Nonwovens Institute to open meltblown pilot line
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The Nonwovens Institute at North Carolina State University is hosting its Grand Opening of a new stand-alone one-meter wide Reifenhauser-REICOFIL Meltblown Pilot Line, on May 23, during its research center's biannual Industrial Advisory Board meeting. More

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Biomedical Structures introduces breakthrough medical textile weaving capabilities for artificial tendon and ligament applications
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Biomedical Structures LLC, a developer of biomedical textiles for medical devices and other advanced clinical applications, announced its advanced new tapered medical textile solution for tendons, ligaments and other orthopedic applications. BMS' advanced weaving capabilities provide a high-precision medical textile solution able to match human anatomical construction of tendons and replicate performance. More

New treatments could reduce odors in cotton fabric
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In studies at the Southern Regional Research Center operated there by USDA's Agricultural Research Service, a team of scientists is seeking to inhibit microbial growth in cotton using silver particles ranging from 2 to 6 nanometers in size. ARS is USDA's chief intramural scientific research agency. More

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CRAiLAR flax to be blended with the Lenzing fibers
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Naturally Advanced Technologies which produces and markets CRAiLAR, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, has entered a joint development agreement with leading cellulosic manmade fibers producer Lenzing. More

SCA strengthens Latin American presence
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SCA has continued its drive to be a leader in the South American hygiene market. Recently, the Stockholm, Sweden-based hygiene products maker acquired the remaining 50 percent stake in PISA (Papeles Industriales S.A.) making it the sole owner of the Chilean hygiene company. The purchase price was reported at $76 million. More

Kenactiv Innovations, Inc. launches Activat Fiber Technologies platform to meet rapidly increasing demand for sustainable woven and nonwoven fiber products
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Kenactiv Innovations, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of sustainable biobased performance fibers and products, announced the launch of its Activat Fiber Technologies platform to meet rapidly increasing demand for sustainable fiber products by the textile, automotive, healthcare, plastics, packaging and consumer products industries. More

Roller Profiles Tension Across Web

Measure web tension accurately at up to 10 points across your machine width, all on a single idler roll. Don’t let gauge band variations ruin your final product. Map a tension profile across the width of your substrate or on multiple strands simultaneously with the Segmented Tension Roll from DFE. MORE


Evolon microfilament textile improves transport efficiency
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Freudenberg Evolon has developed material that is specially adapted to the requirements of industries that need to move sensitive parts from one place of production to another. Evolon microfilament textile has an extremely soft and smooth surface, which protects highly sensitive surfaces and avoids micro-scratches or texture transfer. Evolon is also extremely strong, and may be used to pack and transport very heavy parts. More

First Line Technology to supply Army with joint sensitive equipment wipes
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First Line Technology LLC, a Chantilly, Va.-based supplier of innovative solutions for first-responder and military applications, has received a contract from the Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground Contracting Center, Natick Contracting Division, Natick, Mass., to supply its Joint Sensitive Equipment Wipes for use in the Joint Project Manager for Protection and the Decontamination Family of Systems Program. More

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