Freudenberg Performance Materials partners with NC State

August 4th, 2020

Germany-based Freudenberg Performance Materials has collaborated with the Nonwoven Institute of North Carolina State University to produce face masks for North Carolina government organizations, UNC system universities and North Carolina hospitals.   Both the organizations will align their expertise and supply chains to bring PPE to healthcare professionals and universities as soon as possible.The production […]

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NatureWorks partners with Nonwovens Institute to support production of N95 masks

April 28th, 2020

As the world faces a critical shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical workers confronting the COVID-19 crisis, a long-standing partnership between NatureWorks and the Nonwovens Institute (NWI) at North Carolina State University (NC State) has resulted in a new spunbond nonwoven technology enabling the production of at least 10 million additional N95 surgical […]

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Textile testing for comfort

October 16th, 2018

IFAI’s Pre-Expo Conference Oct. 15 in Dallas offered a range of presentations—many of them focused on topics of particular interest in the advanced textiles area. Textile testing is one topic that will be addressed in more than one session. At the beginning of his talk yesterday on testing and evaluating fabrics’ human comfort, performance and […]

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VF Corp. partners with NC State

March 6th, 2018

VF Corporation and North Carolina State University have entered into a strategic partnership that will support student development at the school and advance apparel and textiles innovation within VF Corp. The shared expertise in research and consumer insights from this collaboration is expected to stimulate apparel innovation and develop leaders for the company. The multi-year […]

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VF Corp. partners with NC State

March 5th, 2018

VF Corporation and North Carolina State University have entered into a strategic partnership that will support student development at the school and advance apparel and textiles innovation within VF Corp. The shared expertise in research and consumer insights from this collaboration is expected to stimulate apparel innovation and develop leaders for the company. The multi-year […]

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