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Hot in Outdoor Retailer Summer 2017: US Dickies and prAna capitalise on Swiss HeiQ's Unique Textile Technologies

Two more American apparel brands are now capitalizing on the technical textile finishing products from the Swiss technology innovator HeiQ, joining their extensive list of more than 150 brand partners. The workwear leader Dickies® will launch its novel HeiQ Smart Temp empowered Cooling Tees to retailers at this year's Outdoor Retailer (OR) Summer Market in Salt Lake City, from July 26-29, 2017. Likewise exhibiting at the OR show, the sustainable activewear brand prAna has recently launched its Performance Collection with HeiQ Fresh Tech for long-lasting odour control

July 28, 2017

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BASF: Considerable earnings growth in second quarter, 2017 outlook raised

“The positive demand trend continued in the second quarter of 2017. We increased our year-on-year sales volumes for the fifth consecutive quarter. Compared with the same quarter of last year, we considerably improved our sales and earnings,” said Dr. Kurt Bock, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

July 28, 2017

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Brand to showcase new line at STITCH Las Vegas and LA Men's Market
Liverpool®, the fast growing denim and sportswear line, announced today the launch of its first men's denim collection, bringing the brand's timeless style, advanced design, impeccable fit and unparalleled value into the men's marketplace

July 28, 2017

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö half-year 2017 with a good start for the combined company with solid quarterly result
This release is a summary of Swedish Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s’ half-year financial report January-June 2017

July 28, 2017

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Wireless magnetic fields and actuator "muscles" allow folding robots to move without batteries

The traditional Japanese art of origami transforms a simple sheet of paper into complex, three-dimensional shapes through a very specific pattern of folds, creases, and crimps. Folding robots based on that principle have emerged as an exciting new frontier of robotic design, but generally require on-board batteries or a wired connection to a power source, making them bulkier and clunkier than their paper inspiration and limiting their functionality

July 28, 2017