At PanTextiles Osaka 2016 held in Osaka, Japan, leading Taiwanese textile firms are endeavoring to develop the Japanese market with eco-friendly high-function materials and apparel manufacturing operations utilizing production bases in Vietnam and other ASEAN countries.
Clariant and its Masterbatches business unit announce a specific range of Mevopur color and functional additives for use in high-performance spunbond fibers used in medical applications. Nonwoven fibers are used in applications including surgical gowns and masks, sterilization bags, medical filtration products, a range of sanitary and hygienic pads and wound-care dressings. Since pigments and additives used to color or modify the polymer potentially increase the risk of extraction and interaction if the products come in contact with bodily fluids, these applications often require extraction and biological evaluation to standards such as U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP) <87>,<88> or similar. Clariant Mevopur masterbatches and compounds provide makers of medical and pharmaceutical products […]
Reflecting the general optimism surrounding the technical textile and nonwovens markets in Asia, Cinte Techtextil China ended on a high note with steady increases in the size of the fair and its internationalism. 480 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions (2014: 460 from 22 countries and regions) took part, with new representation from Denmark, Japan, Poland and Sweden at this edition. This increase was matched in the visitor figure with 13,085 visitors from 67 countries and regions (2014: 12,496 from 61 countries and regions). The top ten overseas countries and regions were: Korea, Taiwan, Japan, the U.S., India, Russia, Italy, Germany, Hong Kong and Thailand. Both the exhibitor and visitor […]