Rochester Hills, Mich.-based cf stinson, a partner of Wakefield, Mass.-based Agion Technologies Inc., has received the Best of NeoCon® Gold Award for Healthcare Fabrics for its Now & Zen Woven Agion® upholstery fabrics.
The Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers (ACIMIT), Milan, and the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade have released an English version of The Nonwovens Textbook, covering nonwovens production technologies.
The Hohenstein Institute, Germany, has introduced two "Tested Quality" labels: one for bed linens that gives sleep comfort ratings ranging from 1 for "very good" to 6 for "unsatisfactory," and one for mattress covers that indicates whether an encasement is breathable and suitable for allergy sufferers.
The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., has added the Babel Fish translator to its website, www.inda.org. Babel Fish can translate html pages into Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, and simplified and traditional Chinese.