Profile – W. L. Gore & Associates

W. L. Gore & Associates presents lightweight arc rated protective clothing for everyday wear. People who work either on or close to the live parts of electrical equipment face the risk of an electric arc incident. So far, protective gear that can eliminate this risk has needed at least two textile layers, making such garments anything but comfortable. W. L. Gore & Associates has now achieved a technological breakthrough.

West Africa Covid-19 emergency medical scrubs and PPE

To combat global shortages, sourcing company Ethical Apparel Africa (EAA) is working with its factory partners in Gahan (KAD Manufacturing, Alfie Designs and Maagrace) and Benin (ANC) to pivot manufacturing of scrubs and surgical masks for frontline healthcare providers. EAA has mobilized funding and support from multiple donor agencies to enable the production of over…

Manufacturing in the UK: Advantages and Challenges with retail manufacturing

Following our very successful webinar on Wednesday, further evidence has emerged of the many points discussed regarding the need for more support in the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing in the UK: Challenges and Advantages featured panellists from across our industry discussing the impact of Covid-19 on the textile industry and concerns at how the PPE industry…