PolymerPlus partners with Case Western Reserve University and U.S. Army

September 9, 2020

Peak Nanosystems LLC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary PolymerPlus LLC, is partnering with Case Western Reserve University researchers and the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Army Research Laboratory to develop new manufacturing approaches for cutting-edge, cost-effective production of high-performance, lightweight polymeric materials. The Army’s new five-year commitment awards $5.4 million (with the potential for up …

Rhino Novi acquires BioLife Sciences

September 8, 2020

Rhino Novi Inc. has entered into a binding agreement for the purchase of Canada-based BioLife Sciences Corp. BioLife develops, licenses and distributes antibacterial products and non-contact human temperature screening technology. Products include disinfecting wipes, UV sterilization technology, electrostatic disinfection services, anti-microbial textiles and touchless vending/marketplaces.

Freudenberg starts new production line in Taiwan

September 4, 2020

Freudenberg Performance Materials has completed the installation of a state-of-the-art spunlaid line in Taiwan and will begin production of nonwovens for diverse markets. The new production line is the first to feature the latest spunlaid technology developed by Freudenberg. The technology enhances filament distribution for increased material uniformity, which in turn provides customers with ease …

Lenzing announces findings from Global Consumer Perception survey

September 3, 2020

According to a press release from Lenzing Group, a leader in sustainably produced wood-based specialty fibers, the company has announced findings from its Global Consumer Perception Survey on Sustainable Raw Materials in Fashion and Home Textiles. The survey, which was conducted in early 2020, assessed the perceptions and behaviors of Conscious Consumers towards sustainable clothing …

MAS+ and HeiQ partner to produce functional PPE

September 2, 2020

As an effort to contribute to mitigating the spread of the coronavirus and other hospital infections, MAS+ has created a range of functional PPE products that integrate HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03, the latest breakthrough in textile technologies in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This revolutionary textile treatment has shown a 99.99% reduction of the SARS-CoV-2 virus …

Morito Scovill Americas introduces C.O.R.E.

August 25, 2020

According to a press release from Morito Scovill Americas, the company has announced its focus on sustainability efforts in 2020 and beyond, with the introduction of C.O.R.E.—Committed to Our Resources and Environment. C.O.R.E. is composed of manufacturing methods and products that will greatly reduce the company’s manufacturing impact. Morito Scovill Americas’ C.O.R.E. manufacturing methods do not …

Dancing Leopard selects Coats Digital VisionPLM

August 19, 2020

Fast-growing womenswear brand, Dancing Leopard, has selected Coats Digital’s Product Lifecycle Management solution, VisionPLM, to accelerate and connect its collection management, product development and sourcing processes. VisionPLM is a fashion specific web-based solution which is tailored to suit the evolving needs of all businesses sizes, and is available on a Software as a Subscription (SaaS) …

Archroma awarded EcoVadis Gold rating

August 18, 2020

Archroma, a global supplier of color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announced that it has been awarded the EcoVadis Gold rating in corporate social responsibility (CSR) 2020, which places the company within the top 5% of the best rated companies in its industry. Archroma was evaluated by EcoVadis, an organization specialized in assessing the …

Kornit Digital acquires Custom Gateway

August 17, 2020

A press release from Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, announced the company’s acquisition of Custom Gateway, an innovative technology provider of cloud-based software workflow solutions for on-demand production business models. Custom Gateway’s cloud platform is suitable for both B2B and B2C business models and handles all steps of efficient …

Aggreko launches Clean Air solutions for temporary and permanent structures

August 14, 2020

Aggreko has launched Aggreko Clean Air, a multi-solution approach to quickly and cost-effectively address air quality issues for facilities that must implement health and safety measures in temporary or permanent structures where people need to gather. Formulated to help employers, community response teams and event producers meet new air quality guidelines, Aggreko Clean Air solutions …