Monthly Archives: January 2015

Medical Advances Spur Innovation in Textile Manufacturing

As medical procedures continue to advance and innovations are made to improve health care and recovery, manufacturers are pushed to come up with innovations of their own to support these developments. Every year, game-changing technologies are assessed that will have an impact on health care,1  and many of these require other industries to come up with new materials, processes, and ideas to turn them into reality.

The medical field requires specifications above and beyond other industries. Many new materials not only require strength, flexibility and durability, but they also need anti-microbial properties, be non-abrasive, and much more. These specifications can make textile development challenging, but we always like a challenge. Continue reading