Learn about “The Changing Landscape for Repellent & Soil Release Fabric Finishes” at Techtextil NA 2022 in Atlanta (USA)

  B&O Technical Director of Product Innovations, Mohan Rao, will deliver a presentation on fluorine-free DWRs and new global regulations on the horizon tied to C6 and fluorine-free durable water repellents. New regulations are emerging in both the United States and European Union that limit or prohibit the use of some fluorine-based textile repellent finishes. … More Learn about “The Changing Landscape for Repellent & Soil Release Fabric Finishes” at Techtextil NA 2022 in Atlanta (USA)

Semperit delivers a strong performance in the first quarter but is behind the exceptionally high results from the corresponding period as expected

Revenue at Group level down on Q1 in 2021, an exceptional year, by a comparatively mod- erate -14.2% to EUR 277.0 million Significant growth of Industrial Sector by 31.4% to EUR 171.0 million, partially compensating for -45.0% drop in revenue to EUR 1 million in the Medical Sector EBITDA declined as expected by -70.1% to … More Semperit delivers a strong performance in the first quarter but is behind the exceptionally high results from the corresponding period as expected

Controlling contamination: it starts at the beginning…

In medical, hygienic and cosmetic applications flawless end-products are essential. And that means contamination in the Fibre raw material is not allowed. Uster Jossi Vision Shield N is the solution. It works right at the start, within the process line, eliminating even the tiniest unwanted particles and protecting nonwovens manufacturers from damaging claims. Three big … More Controlling contamination: it starts at the beginning…

Q1 2022: EU Business registrations and bankruptcies down

  In the first quarter of 2022, compared with the previous quarter, both registrations of new businesses and bankruptcies decreased in the EU, although bankruptcies to a lesser extent. Registrations of new businesses fell by 2.3 % and bankruptcies by 0.8 %. This information comes from data published by Eurostat today. The article presents a … More Q1 2022: EU Business registrations and bankruptcies down

WIPO: New Report: Patenting Booms for Clean “Hydrogen Fuel Cell” Technologies for Transport

  Innovation in transport-related hydrogen fuel cell technology has boomed since 2016, with China, Japan and Germany the top sources of patent applications for the technology that can power vehicles without creating emissions that contribute to global climate change, a new WIPO report shows. The global transportation sector accounts for about one quarter of all direct carbon … More WIPO: New Report: Patenting Booms for Clean “Hydrogen Fuel Cell” Technologies for Transport