Austria-based Lenzing AG's Tencel® and Lenzing FR® fibers have received 100% Biobased certification from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Switzerland-based Schoeller Textil AG has received the Swiss Technology Award in the "Maturity Stage" segment for iLoad®, the company's textile carrier materials that can be individually loaded and regenerated with beneficial and therapeutic substances. Scholler also has received a Silver Award at Focus Open 2011 for its energear™ fabric technology, which recovers energy radiated by the body and reflects it back to the body as far infrared rays to increase oxygen levels in the blood.
Miami-based Radiation Shield Technologies' Demron® W Class 2 Ensemble has received National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1994/2007 class 2 certification.
Research and Markets Ltd., Ireland, now offers United Kingdom-based Textiles Intelligence Ltd.'s report "Leading Edge Technologies for Textile Finishing."
Tokyo-based Teijin Ltd. has won ICIS Innovation Awards 2011 as the overall winner and in the Best Product Innovation category for its carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) mass production technologies.
The Consumer Division of Charleston, S.C.-based Sawgrass Technologies Inc. has launched "Applications and Money Making Insights for the Business of Sublimation Printing," a blog located at howtosublimate.com.
Aurora, Ill.-based Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. has added TENT, a DECOPRINT® product from DJH Industries International, to its Northern Lights™ Printable Textiles fabric collection.
Vancouver, Canada-based Novo Textiles Co. has launched its new website, located at novotextilesco.com.
Cincinnati-based Cintas Corp.'s Union, N.J., facility has received Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The International Council of Nanotechnology (ICON), based at Rice University, Houston, has made available presentation slides from modules for the training course titled "Introduction to Nanomaterials and Occupational Health." The slides are available at goodnanoguide.org/Short+Courses and at http://icon.rice.edu.
Union, N.J.-based Vicar International has added Solarscreen PPS flexible polyvinyl chloride pressed polished screen sheets to its product line.