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Published November 4, 2013
PurThread Technologies has closed an equity round totaling just over $7 million. The investment was led by PurThread board chair Richard Bodman with a select group of investors. Funding will be put toward the growth, research and development of PurTh… Read More »
Published October 10, 2013
Research shows that maintaining a moist wound environment is optimal to the healing process. To help manage moisture and promote autolytic debridement—the body’s way of getting rid of dead tissue and keeping healthy tissue—Medline I… Read More »
Published October 9, 2013
Kimberly-Clark has signed a three-year agreement with Premier, a nationwide healthcare alliance, to supply surgical gowns and packs, both sterile and non-sterile. With this agreement, nearly 2,900 hospitals and 100,000 alternate sites affiliated with… Read More »
Published September 20, 2013
A Europe-wide project involving major nonwovens companies and research institutes could drastically increase the recovery chances of burns sufferers –especially for children. The €4.6 million EU 7 Bacteriosafe project, initiated in 2010 a… Read More »
Published September 17, 2013
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick and Senator Bob Mensch were on hand. Read More »
Published September 13, 2013
Deal covers Kimguard sterilization wrap for three years Read More »
Published September 13, 2013
TenderGuard nonwovens offer balance between safety, softness and comfort Read More »
Published September 6, 2013
Kimguard family of sterilization wrap is the most validated sterilization wrap on the U.S. market. Read More »
Talking HAIs with Hackensack University Medical Center
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published August 13, 2013
A Q&A with director of infection control, Wendy Hess, RN, CIC. Read More »
Ahlstrom Innovates Medical Nonwovens Technology
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published August 8, 2013
Q&A with the nonwovens supplier on trends in the medical nonwovens market. Read More »
Nonwovens: On the Front Lines in the Fight for Safe Healthcare
By Tim Wright, Editor
Published August 7, 2013
Healthcare trends offer opportunities for disposable nonwoven products. Read More »
Published July 18, 2013
Meltblown inserts expand scope of existing spunbond lines. Read More »
DuPont investment focuses on entire medical packaging value chain
Published June 27, 2013
Commercialization of new products expected in early 2015. Read More »
Published June 18, 2013
New site will offer state-of-the-art chemical bonded products. Read More »
Hospital laundering practices linked to HAI's
By Karen McIntyre, Senior Editor
Published May 30, 2013
A new study results published online in the American Journal of Infection Control found that 93% of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The study found… Read More »