Toray Industries, Inc. has created an innovative fiber adsorbent for purifying blood that selectively eliminates bio-targets, such as cells and proteins, by controlling the surface morphology and chemical structure of sea-island composite fiber through the application of synthetic fiber spinning technology. This new fiber adsorbent is expected to improve performance and safety compared with conventional fiber adsorbents. Toray will pursue research with the goal of beginning clinical trials in fiscal 2019. The fiber adsorbent developed by Toray can selectively eliminate only the cells that induces inflammation (activated leukocytes), as well as proteins (cytokines) without eliminating the cells and proteins essential for maintaining health. The types of cells and proteins that […]
Karl Mayer wowed a business delegation from Mainland China with the widest HKS in the world. On July 2nd, Karl Mayer welcomed a 14-member delegation from China’s warp knitting stronghold Haining, Zhejiang Province, with the world’s widest high-performance tricot machine. The record HKS 3-M has a working width of 280″. Compared to previous standards, the width expansion makes it possible to produce webs of different widths with a higher number of webs. This performance impressed the visitors. The delegation consisted of heads of the Haining Economic and Information Technology Bureau and managing directors of companies in the textile industry and other sectors.
UNIQLO announced a partnership with Roger Federer, the greatest tennis player of all-time and one of the world’s most influential and universally admired people, as its newest Global Brand Ambassador. The new partnership means that Federer will represent UNIQLO at all tennis tournaments throughout the year, starting with The Championships, Wimbledon 2018. Tadashi Yanai, UNIQLO Founder and Chairman, President & CEO of Fast Retailing, says, “Our partnership will be about innovation on and off court. We share a goal of making positive changes in the world, and I hope together we can bring the highest quality of life to the greatest number of people. UNIQLO will help Mr. Federer continue […]