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Kimberly-Clark gets FDA clearance for child's face mask
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Kimberly-Clark Health Care announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to market the Kimberly-Clark Child's Face Mask. This marks the first time that the FDA has granted any manufacturer 510(k) clearance for a pediatric face mask and establishes the product with the designation of a Class II medical device. More

Successful NETInc Conference held in Atlanta
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The second year of the NETInc Conference was held in Atlanta, Sept. 13-15, 2011. Created as an industry gathering place by the NET Division of TAPPI and started in 2010, the event has continued to be a catalyst for industry presentations, networking and planning. Over 100 people attended this year's event, including academics, suppliers, manufacturers and students. More

China to face power crisis this winter
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Technical textiles is the sunrise sector of the textile industry in India, with a current market size of Rs 57,000 crores and a growth rate poised to take off from the present 11 percent, to almost 20 percent during the 12th Five Year Plan. India has all that it takes to harness this technology oriented sector, and provides a huge opportunity, both as an investment destination, and as a robust market for technical textiles. More

Development of workwear that is antimicrobial and suitable for leasing
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In many areas, but especially in food-processing companies and catering facilities, hospitals and care homes, hygienic workwear is extremely important. As part of a research project (IGF No. 16039 BG), scientists at the Hohenstein Institute, in cooperation with the Thüringen Institute for Textile and Plastics Research and the Saxony Textile Research Institute at the Technical University of Chemnitz, have developed a fabric for making antimicrobial workwear suitable for leasing that is based on regenerated cellulose fibers, and they have examined it with regard to its properties when it is used and cleaned. More

Rex-Cut introduces new tooling products
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Fall River manufacturer Rex-Cut Products Inc. is introducing a full line of cotton fiber mounted points that are ideally suited for end-of-arm-tooling in automated metal deburring and finishing systems, the company announced recently. The points can be custom made for a broad range of applications. Made with multiple layers of nonwoven cotton fiber and either aluminum oxide or silicon carbide abrasive grains, the Rex-Cut Cotton Fiber Mounted Points are used for end-of-arm-tooling in robotic finishing operations, the company said. More

SSM Industries expands
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SSM Industries Inc., Spring City, Tenn., - a manufacturer of flame-resistant, cut-resistant and thermal fabrics for military, fire and rescue and industrial applications - will add 45,000 square feet of manufacturing space at its plant and 13 jobs to its current workforce of 90, with an additional 12 positions to be added in the future. The $3 million expansion will allow the company to produce specialized yarns to enhance its protective fabrics portfolio. More

Fiber first
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When designing and manufacturing a sustainable textile product, raw material production and processing into fiber come first. If the raw material is a natural plant fiber, there may be questions about the amount of water and chemicals needed to ensure a successful harvest of high-quality material. More

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Delhi government gears up for complete ban on plastic
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The Delhi government is gearing up to impose a blanket ban on the usage and manufacturing of plastic bags in the next two months in a bid to improve environment apart from ensuring that plastic bags do not clog drains in the city. The complete ban is being imposed under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, which stipulates storage and sale of plastic bags as offense. More

ANDRITZ acquires NSC Nonwoven, France and China
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International technology Group ANDRITZ has signed a contract to acquire NSC Group's nonwoven division encompassing its affiliates Asselin-Thibeau (Elbeuf, France) and NSC Wuxi (Wuxi, China). More

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