Textiles
August 2020

The emergence of the novel Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has brought the world to a standstill. The heath crisis has had an immense impact on all economic sectors, including the global textile industry whose supply chains span several continents.






August 2020

The UAE Technical Committee for Chemical and Textile Products has submitted 70 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) standards' drafts to the Secretariat-General of the GCC Standardisation Organisation (GSO) during its 25th meeting held remotely.






August 2020

The UAE’s first respirator manufacturing facility, established in May in Al Ain with an annual output capacity of over 30 million units, has already secured orders until the end of 2020.






August 2020

Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH), a leading manufacturer of hygienic paper products, has confirmed the efficacy of the new self-disinfecting technology, Livinguard (used in the company’s Fine Guard face masks), to permanently kill the new coronavirus when applied to textiles or surfaces.






August 2020

Having savoured success with its recently launched reusable face mask ViroMask, UAE’s Amco Apparels Manufacturing FZC (Amco), plans to position itself as a front runner in the global supply chain for personal protective equipment (PPE). The global personal protective equipment (PPE) market was worth $52.






August 2020

Dräger, a leading player in the fields of medical and safety technology, will expand capacity for mask production and will set up production in the UK to deliver respiratory masks to the British government.






August 2020

Devan, a Belgium-based developer of speciality chemicals for textiles, has announced that the company is launching a new blend in addition to its R-Vital range of active ingredients. The new ‘multivitamin’ blend consist of vitamin C, vitamin E and ginger and is developed for immunity-boosting properties.






August 2020

Sanitized, the specialist for antimicrobial material protection and hygiene function in textiles and polymers, had its in-house microbiology laboratory in the Sanitized TecCenter certified by the International Antimicrobial Council (IAC).






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