Medication you can wear

Drug equipped polymer fibres Drug-releasing textiles could, for instance, be used to treat skin wounds. Empa researchers are currently developing polymer fibres that can be equipped with drugs. The smart fibres recognize the need for therapy all by themselves and dose the active ingredients with precision and accuracy. For the «Self Care Materials» project, fibres … More Medication you can wear

European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit

The European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit will take place from February 27-28, 2019 in  Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Two New Partners announced The two new partners are Avantium and Milliken Performance Solutions. Avantium (Euronext: AVTX), is a leading chemical technology company and a forerunner in renewable chemistry. Together with its partners around the world, … More European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit

China’s Golden Week: What US retailers can learn

By guest author Franklin Chu Franklin Chu is managing director U.S. for Azoya International, a provider of turnkey cross-border e-commerce solutions to assist retailers looking to expand into China through a cost-effective and lower risk method. To date, over 35 retailers in 11 countries are partnering with Azoya to expand into China with ease, including … More China’s Golden Week: What US retailers can learn

Swiss Bossard takes a stake in 3d-prototyp GmbH

The Bossard Group strengthens its competency in additive manufacturing by acquiring a 49 percent stake in the company 3d-prototyp GmbH in Stans. It is intended to increase this share to 100 % within the next three years. The acquisition is part of a long-term strategy under which Bossard intends to establish itself in the future … More Swiss Bossard takes a stake in 3d-prototyp GmbH

Techtextil and Texprocess 2019: almost fully booked up

With half year still to go before the doors open, the international trade-fair duo of Techtextil and Texprocess is almost fully booked up and companies wanting to exhibit should hurry. Proposals for the new Techtextil Forum can still be submitted. With around six months still to go before they open their doors, the trade-fair duo … More Techtextil and Texprocess 2019: almost fully booked up

Textiles Partnership and Fair Wear Foundation

Together for better working conditions in the garment industry Fair Wear Foundation and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles announce strategic cooperation Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) and the Partnership for Sustainable Textiles signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The cooperation partners want to work together to promote fair working conditions and wages in the production countries of … More Textiles Partnership and Fair Wear Foundation