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Textile terms and definitions goes digital
Innovation in Textiles
The leading authoritative collection of textile terms and definitions, published by The Textile Institute, is now available digitally. Produced by a panel of internationally recognized experts in their respective fields and coordinated by a main Textile Terms and Definitions Committee, this definitive collection of all industry terms is assured by The Textile Institute, the world's only chartered professional body for textiles, clothing and footwear.
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TAPPI's Building Sciences Committee invites you to the 2014 fall meeting
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TAPPI’s Building Sciences Committee has announced their Fall 2014 meeting. This year’s meeting will be held in Charleston SC at the Francis Marion Hotel and will feature an operators preventative maintenance training program presented by Failure Prevention Associates. This two day training teaches to use diagnostic testing to detect and help prevent catastrophes which can help you save your plant from big losses. Learn about the major technologies used to detect when machinery is about to ruin your weekend. Networking opportunities are considered a vital part of the meeting and participation in a Thursday afternoon activity is included in the registration fee. For additional information and to register.
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Malaysia's NTPM expands diaper business
NONWOVENS INDUSTRY
Malaysia's Nibong Tebal Paper Mill Holdings Bhd. is investing for a new plant to expand its personal care product business, and produce diapers, facial cottons and sanitary napkins at the new plant in Nibong Tebal, which would be ready for operation by the end of 2015.
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Infection prevention
Hohenstein Institute via Specialty Fabrics Review
Antimicrobial products can play an important role in preventing hospital-acquired infections. Dirk Hofer, director of the department of hygiene, environment and medicine at the Hohenstein Institute, recently explained an independent research project the institute is conducting to find out how effective antimicrobial textiles are in breaking infection chains in care situations. To obtain realistic results, the study is being conducted in cooperation with hospitals, care homes and the textile industry.
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Bamboo fiber made garments test Indian waters
Fibre2fashion
Garments made from an unconventional bamboo fiber are slowly but surely trying to make their presence felt in Indian consumers' minds. "Currently fashion and international sports brands like Zara and Reebok have already launched garment products made from bamboo fiber, while Adidas is testing samples," Sachin Doshi, Director of Doshi Group and Indian representative of Shanghai Tenbro Bamboo Textile Company, which manufactures bamboo fibers, said recently.
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Malaysia's NTPM expands diaper business
NONWOVENS INDUSTRY
Malaysia's Nibong Tebal Paper Mill Holdings Bhd. is investing for a new plant to expand its personal care product business, and produce diapers, facial cottons and sanitary napkins at the new plant in Nibong Tebal, which would be ready for operation by the end of 2015.

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'Duty on PTA imports will harm Indian polyester industry'
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Industry experts claim that the anti-dumping duty levied on purified terephthalic acid imports in India is likely to harm the Indian polyester industry. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued a notice levying anti-dumping duty on June 19 for import of PTA from China, Korea, Thailand and European Union.

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Swiftwick introduces Medical Class II compression to athletes with new RECOVERY+ sock
Textile World
The boating market has always been a good indicator of economic health and consumer confidence in the U.S. Nearly 90 million Americans participate in recreational boating, generating some $83 billion in annual spending.

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Textile silver nanocoatings show benefits over regular coatings
Innovation in Textiles
Empa, a Swiss research and services institution for material sciences and technology development, has discovered that textiles with nanocoatings release fewer nanoparticles into washing water than those with normal coatings, as a result of the institution's investigation into how different silver coatings behave in the washing machine.
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PlastiComp unveils basalt fiber reinforced composites line
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PlastiComp, Inc., a global leader in long fiber thermoplastic materials and technologies, announced that it has introduced a line of basalt fiber reinforced LFT composites. These new long fiber products offer a significant increase in performance over short basalt fiber filled materials and are available in multiple resins matrices with 30-60 percent by weight fiber loadings.
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Johns Manville receives sustainability award
NONWOVENS INDUSTRY
Johns Manville is receiving recognition for setting sustainability standards for other businesses to follow. ColoradoBiz magazine spotlighted JM as one of 50 Colorado firms on a greener path at its inaugural Green Colorado Awards presented recently in Denver.
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Celebrating excellence
Specialty Fabrics Review
Five winners selected by the Canada Honours Program were announced at the annual Industrial Fabrics Association International Canada Expo held recently. Entries are open to members of IFAI Canada and judged on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function.
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