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New crowdfunded graphene face mask gives 99% protection from germs and...

Students from Rice University and Ben Gurion University have developed a company that has come up with a face mask that uses graphene and...

Govt subsidises PB rope import to contain cotton loss

The government has announced that it will provide Rs 400 million in subsidy to farmers so they can import PB rope during the current...

Mimaki announces innovative ‘Virtual Print Festival’ in place of delayed FESPA...

Inkjet printers and cutting systems manufacturer Mimaki Europe is holding an innovative online event – The Mimaki Virtual Print Festival – on the 24th...

Pakistan gets another two years of GSP+ status

Pakistan has gotten the nod from the European Union for an extension of another two years for its GSP+ status that implies that the...

Covid-19 outbreak hurting lives as well as economies

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has voiced concerns in a new analysis report that the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in Asia will have adverse...

Cotton seed price hike raised by 128%

The Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC) has raised the price of locally produced cotton seed by 106-128 percent. This is surprising for cotton growers as...

SMART Annual Convention to address circular economy for textiles

Textiles recycling event to feature industry experts and “upcycled” fashion show The Secondary Materials and Recycled Textiles (SMART) Association’s Annual Convention, that is being held...

TRA wants better regulation on textiles dumped abroad

The Textile Recycling Association (TRA) has called for “better regulation” on textiles being dumped abroad, especially in Ghana following an ITV report that showed...

Ikea’s to launch new collection celebrating ‘beauty in imperfection’

Furniture and home textiles retailer Ikea is to launch a new collection this month inspired by a Japanese aesthetic that finds beauty in imperfection...

Oerlikon manmade fibres segment holds technology symposiums in India

Oerlikon’s manmade fibres segment has hosted two successive technology symposiums in India where hundreds of managers and employees from local businesses took part to...