IFAI Expo: Nature-based infrared wellness

November 2nd, 2021

Hologenix, the makers of Celliant, has introduced a fully biodegradable infrared viscose material that is embedded with an infrared mineral complex designed to harness and reflect human energy. Monday afternoon, during the Advanced Textiles Conference at IFAI Expo 2021, the company’s chief supply chain officer, Courtney O'Keefe, delivered a detailed presentation on the new technology, […]

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Booming business of self-care technologies

October 1st, 2021

AlignMed® NeuroBand® technology is designed to help correct posture and improve alignment. Photo: William Fregoso. The idea of caring for our health and wellness is no longer confined to New Agers or the self-obsessed. According to “Feeling Good: The Future of the $1.5 Trillion Wellness Market,” a report by global consulting firm McKinsey & Co., […]

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Succession Planning 101

February 1st, 2020

A seamless transfer of leadership in a family business requires hard conversations and a detailed road map to avoid the worst potholes and ensure a successful journey.  by Jeff Moravec A family business can offer great rewards—personally and professionally—for its founders and their descendants. But a family business also presents unique challenges and requires careful […]

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Vital signs

October 1st, 2015

The medical textiles market is growing, serving both health and wellness. The majority of research and development in smart materials comes from transport. Health and well-being have great need of responsive technologies, so why should medical textiles be one of the smallest sectors of the market? The time and money involved in bringing a product […]

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A healthy living

September 1st, 2015

Inflatable products need not be oversized to have a big impact; small can be mighty, especially when it comes to inflatables designed to provide relief on an individual basis, such as those popping up in wellness centers, hospitals, nursing homes and even on clothing racks and in closets. Here’s a quick overview of three companies […]

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