Grant Funding Scheme for Vulnerable Supply Chains

COVID-19: Government financial support for garment and agricultural businesses with vulnerable supply chains in developing countries. In response to the Coronavirus, Covid-19, the Government has set up COVID-19 Vulnerable Supply Chains Facility (VSCF). This initiative has been set up by the Department for International Development (DFID) in partnership with the Department for International Trade to…

The Gerber PPE Task Force is Helping Manufacturers Switch to Production of Masks, Labels & Other PPE

In what’s an unprecedented global emergency, companies around the world need to band together, think creatively, and act fast to protect all people, but especially our healthcare workers. To help support the fight, Gerber is joining forces and has created the Gerber PPE Task Force to support our customers as they need to increase their production and/or…

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…