Gerber Technology Partners with PCIAW® to Increase Production of Personal Protective Equipment in the UK

With a large part of the global production of personal protective equipment (PPE) happening in the United States and China, much of Europe is experiencing a major PPE shortage, putting millions of lives at risk. In order to combat the shortage, the Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®) is partnering with Gerber Technology to make…

PCIAW | PCIAW News | Milliken & Company prioritize production of Advanced Anti-microbial BioSmart® Fabric for front-line medical workers

Harnessing the Antimicrobial Power of EPA-Registered Chlorine Bleach

Milliken™ BioSmart™ technology makes it simple and practical to integrate protection into common medical garments and products. The patented, bleach-activated technology harnesses the proven power of an EPA-registered chlorine bleach, turning otherwise passive textiles into an added layer of active defense against microbial exposure and contamination.  When laundered as directed with an EPA-registered chlorine bleach*,…

Supporting the fashion industry as they repurpose their production to help the NHS

Photo credit: David Nieper. Carrington Textiles has been able to supply over 30,000 metres of specialised healthcare fabric to big fashion names including David Nieper, John Smedley, Maria Grachvogel and Reisswhile the UK unite to fight COVID-19 As well as helping local sewing groupsaround the country with donations to make scrubs, Carrington Textileshas supported fashion brands around the…

DuPont Launches #TyvekTogether Increasing Protective Garment Supply

The #TyvekTogether Program will introduce a new specialized Tyvek®  fabric to enable an increase in the amount of garment production for the COVID-19 response to 15 million garments a month. DuPont has launched a new program,  #TyvekTogether, to increase the overall availability of Tyvek® personal protective garments in the company’s continued efforts to help combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect health…