Delivering Advanced Materials to the Global Economy
technical textiles & nonwoven association
June 2014

The first annual Victorian Polymer Technologies Workshop organised by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute’s Victorian polymer group in collaboration with the CRC for Polymers, Davies Collison Cave, Victorian Centre For Sustainable Chemical Manufacturing and the Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences will be held in Melbourne on 26 and 27 June 2014. These include biomedical polymers, […]

Greenpeace International has released findings from research into hazardous chemicals in branded clothing and footwear on sale in 25 countries in 2013. Finished textile products can contain certain hazardous chemicals used during their manufacture, either because of their use as components of materials incorporated within the product, or due to residues remaining from the use […]

Two infographics developed by EDANA illustrate the important roles nonwoven textiles play in our lives.  The images, drawn from a  study by the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries (EDANA), illustrate the role of nonwoven textiles used in covering for agricultural crops and geotextiles for road construction. Pierre Conrath, Director of Sustainability and Public Affairs […]