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- Leicester mayor 'was warned that clothing factories had no social distancing but failed to act'
The Mayor of Leicester Sir Peter Soulsby and his Labour councillors were warned of the 'shuttered premises' in which textile
workers were operating in three months ago, a former minister claimed.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 5 Jul 2020.
- Huntsman (HUN) Reaffirms Overall General Guidance for Q2
Huntsman (HUN) expects results for the second quarter to be slightly better than projected in polyurethanes but weaker in the textile
Zacks. Wednesday, 24 Jun 2020.
- Wet wipes and sanitary products found to be microplastic pollutants in Irish waters
Researchers have carried out a study on the contribution of widely flushed personal care textile
products (wet wipes and sanitary towels) to the ocean plastic crisis.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 23 Jun 2020.
- Graphene smart textiles developed for heat adaptive clothing
New research on the two-dimensional (2D) material graphene has allowed researchers to create smart adaptive clothing which can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Science Daily. Thursday, 18 Jun 2020.
- What If Your Face Mask Could Kill Coronavirus With Electricity?
The smart textile
exists, but there's reason to be skeptical.
Yahoo. Friday, 5 Jun 2020.
- Lost Stock And Now Broken: How A Bangladeshi Fashion Supply Chain Is Being Nursed Back To Life
Cancelled orders, hopeful invoices, the prospect of factories going out of business, yes, one of the key elements of the western fast fashion trade, Bangladeshi textile
factories, have been having a hard time of it of late.
Forbes. Friday, 5 Jun 2020.
- French farmers may halve flax fibre area as demand for linen shrinks
French farmers may reduce by half next year the area they devote to flax fibre, reversing a decade of growth for the crop used to make linen as the industry adjusts to a drop in textile
demand due to the novel coronavirus epidemic.
Reuters. Wednesday, 3 Jun 2020.
- Archeologists discover 5,000-year-old pottery fragments in Scotland that hint at textile use
Archaeologists have found new evidence of ancient textiles
making in Orkney, Scotland, dating back to the Neolithic period more than 5,000 years ago, offering new hints at how cloth was used.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020.
- Rare evidence of 5,000-year-old fabric discovered in Orkney
Archaeologists found an impression of the woven textile
on pottery discovered in Orkney.
BBC News. Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020.
- Textile - Apparel Industry Outlook Looks Dim on Coronavirus Woes
- Apparel Industry Outlook Looks Dim on Coronavirus Woes
Zacks. Monday, 20 Apr 2020.
- Precision Textiles shifts mattress encasement focus to healthcare industry
Precision Textiles, a supplier of coated fabrics, nonwovens and laminations for the bedding, automotive, health care and home furnishings industries, has shifted its mattress encasement focus to the healthcare industry. ...
Furniture Today. Friday, 10 Apr 2020.
- ITA cancels rescheduled June Showtime market
The International Textile
Alliance has canceled its spring Showtime market after rescheduling the event just two weeks ago. The post ITA cancels rescheduled June Showtime market appeared first on Furniture Today.
Furniture Today. Thursday, 9 Apr 2020.
- EU launches Myanmar support fund for garment sector
The European Commission has launched a 'Rapid Response' support fund for Myanmar's textile
and garment sector in light of the Covid-19 crisis, with the aim of assisting around 70,000 workers.
Just Style. Thursday, 9 Apr 2020.
- India buyer appeal calls for "commerce with compassion"
Minister and the country's apparel export body have become the latest to appeal to global apparel buyers to "do commerce with compassion" and not cancel orders.
Just Style. Thursday, 9 Apr 2020.
- From Fixtures To Textiles: All The Antimicrobial Decor Your Home Needs Right Now
While we can't control COVID-19, we can try to contain the spread of germs in our living spaces.
Forbes. Sunday, 29 Mar 2020.
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