Engineers contribute to a project aimed at improving protective clothing systems for firefighters

Firefighters and first responders need effective personal protective equipment (PPE) that provides the right combination of functionality, protection and comfort. A project led by a team of Iowa State University researchers aims to develop fundamental knowledge and tools for the next generation of high-performance PPE. Guowen Song, Noma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and Clothing…

The Global Workwear/Uniforms (Uniforms & Workwear) Market 2019

Global Workwear/Uniforms (Uniforms & Workwears) Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024 passes on a structural overview of the global Workwear/Uniforms (Uniforms & Workwears) market including its definition, applications, and advancement. The report analyzes the historical data from 2014-2018 as well as the present performance of the market and forecast 2019-2024…

PCIAW Carrington Textiles at A+A

CARRINGTON TEXTILES IS COUNTING DOWN TO A+A

For over 25 years, Carrington Textiles has been exhibiting at A+A, the largest international trade fair dedicated to safety, security and health at work. This year, it is taking place from 5th – 8th November 2019 in Dusseldorf’s Convention Centre. A+A is a great opportunity for us to be able to meet with our current customers who come to…

3D Printing for Smart Textiles

In the recently published ‘FDM 3D printing of conductive polymer nanocomposites: A novel process for functional and smart textiles,’ dissertation student Razieh Hashemi Sanatgar explores digital fabrication with composites for the production of smart textiles. And while composites are used in so many different applications, here, the researchers explain that 3D printing combined with such…

Buying intensifies in the Indian cotton market

KARACHI: Cotton prices remained steady on Tuesday as buying activity intensified, with trading resuming on overnight bullish tone. Many leading textile spinning groups actively procured big lot deals. Some ginners on their part tried to hold back stocks in order to get even higher prices in the coming days. However, many ginners, fearing that imported…

PCIAW Snickers new hoodies

Snickers Workwear’s NEW Hoodies and Sweatshirts

The new range of Hoodies and Sweatshirts for craftsmen and women are probably the most comfortable we’ve ever designed. The ‘Full-Zip’ or ‘Overhead’ Sweatshirt and Hoodie choices are ideally combined with Snickers’ First and Second Layer Undergarments and can comfortably be worn under a jacket on chilly days. Street-smart and great for on-site or leisure…

Three factors restraining businesses to achieve sustainability targets

A new report published by Navigant Research explores barriers restraining companies to effectively putting their sustainability plans into practice. The three factors include: Lack of clear understanding of sustainability by businesses The lack of accountability for achieving sustainability goals The lack of employee engagement in sustainability measures However, interest amongst corporates in becoming more environmentally sustainable is increasing, according…