ACG’s new PPE plant – from idea to reality in less than a month

Members of Sweden’s ACG Group have rapidly responded to their country’s urgent need for PPE (protective personal equipment), by setting up and staffing a dedicated new nonwovens fabric converting and single-use garment making-up plant in just three weeks. The new plant was established to convert and coat the fabric and turn it into fully finished … More ACG’s new PPE plant – from idea to reality in less than a month

Indian start-up develops machine for antimicrobial fabrics

An Indian startup in Chennai is working on a new method for coating textiles with antimicrobial agents for use in personal protective equipment (PPE). The pilot machine can currently coat up to 100 metres of certain fabrics within a few minutes. Muse Wearables is a start-up backed by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. … More Indian start-up develops machine for antimicrobial fabrics

INDEX™20 EXHIBITION rescheduled to SEPTEMBER 7 – 10, 2021

As a result of the ongoing uncertainty facing the world in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the continuing ban on gatherings of large numbers of people in Switzerland, the INDEX™20 Organisers, PALEXPO and EDANA, have been reviewing the best course of action. In particular, the Organisers acknowledge that the latest developments of the … More INDEX™20 EXHIBITION rescheduled to SEPTEMBER 7 – 10, 2021

J.C. Penney misses another big interest payment but makes up with beauty partner Sephora

The Plano-based retailer said it decided not to pay a USD 17 million interest payment on its term loan. Penney and Sephora were scheduled to battle in a Texas federal court on Friday, May 8, 2020. By  guest author Maria Halkia from Dallas News lano-based J.C. Penney said it will not make a USD 17 … More J.C. Penney misses another big interest payment but makes up with beauty partner Sephora

In Switzerland 7.9 billion hours were dedicated to work in 2019

In 2019, people spent 7.929 billion hours working. Between 2014 and 2019, the actual weekly hours worked by full-time employees fell by 15 minutes on average, reaching 41 hours and 2 minutes. At the same time, the number of weeks of annual holiday continued its gradual increase to 5.2 weeks, according to the latest results … More In Switzerland 7.9 billion hours were dedicated to work in 2019

Award

Inaugural AATCC Student Chapter Faculty Advisor Award In recognition of her active leadership, participation, and support of the Central Michigan University AATCC Student Chapter, Usha Chowdhary was chosen as the first recipient of the AATCC Student Chapter Faculty Advisor Award. The Association presented the award to Chowdhary during the AATCC International Conference Awards Luncheon held … More Award