3D printing may be the future of footwear manufacturing

August 31st, 2023

Elastium, a startup based in the United Arab Emirates, and the Munich, Germany-based startup Sneakprint, have harnessed 3D printing technology to manufacture shoes. Elastium-1 sneaker. Photo: Elastium Elastium has developed sneakers using fused granulate fabrication 3D printing technology, a method of 3D printing that uses raw materials in granule, or pellet, form rather than filament […]

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Line of digitally-printable materials offers eco-friendly options

September 1st, 2008

Cooley Digital Products, Pawtucket, R.I., introduces EnviroFlex™, a new line of environmentally responsible, lightweight and recyclable, digitally-printable materials. EnviroFlex offers a variety of eco-friendly options, including seven-ounce EnviroFlex Frontlit Lite, five-ounce EnviroFlex Lite High-Res, EnviroFlex Polyflex Lite, and lighter weight EnviroFlex Poly-Poster and EnviroFlex PolyPoster HighRes. EnviroFlex is up to 60 percent lighter in weight […]

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PGI introduces green acoustic materials

June 1st, 2008

In 2007, Polymer Group Inc., Charlotte, N.C., introduced new Silonyx™ substrates as acoustic barriers in automotive trunks and wheel-well liners. This year, Silonyx will be integrated into package trays, hush panels, dash insulators and HVAC ducts, illustrating how a product that is economical and green can make a lot of noise in the market. The […]

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FESPA Digital Green Trail includes 3P InkJet Textiles AG

May 1st, 2008

3P InkJet Textiles AG, Stephan-skirchen, Germany, has been included on the FESPA Digital Green Trail. 3P InkJet Textiles AG offers a wide range of recyclable fabrics for digital printing. The complete “green” Value line for direct sublimation printing is recyclable, in addition to the new UV-Transfer line for transfer sublimation and UV-curable inks. The natural […]

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