New Report Details Trends in Protective Fabrics

A new publication from Textile Media Services – Personal Protection Textiles: Fabrics for harsh, hazardous and hostile environments – outlines the global market for personal protection clothing in the institutional, workwear and private sectors, and details the most important legislation, regulations and standards that govern their manufacture and use.

Featuring a brief overview of the personal protection equipment (PPE) industry and the wide-ranging use of textile materials involved in the protection of humans in a range of harsh, hazardous and hostile environments, this fully updated and enlarged edition explains the latest developments with regard to product areas and leading players, bringing together the key themes that are forecast to play a prominent role in future generations of personal protection textiles.

Written by internationally respected textile journalist Claudia Ollenhauer, this in-depth report, with around 260 pages and 35 tables, includes profiles of some of the leading global textile companies that supply specialty textiles for personal protection apparel. Some of these suppliers of heavy duty textiles are integrated manufacturers from spinning to weaving or knitting and finishing; others cover parts of the textile process.

Published in September 2013, the report features more than 40 profiles of key players in the personal protection textiles sector, including 3M, Akin Tekstil, Alok Industries, Ames Europe, Argar Technology, Beijing Global Technical Textiles, British Millerain, Burce, Carrington Career & Workwear, Chapman Innovations, Chomarat, Concordia Textiles, ContiTech Elastomer Coatings, Corporate Fabrics, DuPont Safety & Protection, Engtex, Eschler, Everest Textile, Formosa Taffeta, Gehring Textiles, Gentex, Gore, Grassi, Hainsworth, Ibena Protect, IBQ Fabrics, Invista Cordura, JCT, Kermel, Kettelhack, Klopman, LauffenmÜhle, Mectex, Milliken, MSF Group, Newtex Industries, Norafin, Safety Components International, Schoeller Textil, Sioen Industries, SR Webatex/Guardiantex, Tekstina, TenCate Protective Fabrics, Textiles Omnes, Theodolf Fritsche, Toray Industries and Vimal, together with details of around 50 other suppliers.

The report can be purchased from: Textile Media Services Ltd, Homerton House, 74 Cawston Road, Reepham, Norfolk NR10 4LT, UK. Tel: +44 1603 308158. Fax: +44 8700 940868. Email: [email protected] Web:
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