All the way to Dussseldorf

This week, the 12th – 15th of November see's Europe's largest medical trade exhibition, Medica which is held in Dusseldorf every Autumn. Almost 5,800 exhibiting companies from around the world display innovative products from the whole spectrum of the medical world. AWB [...]

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We're proud to sponsor the Bude Sea Pool

We’re extremely proud to support Bude Sea Pool

Here at AWB we recently renewed our sponsorship of the Bude Sea Pool for 2018. So, we've updated this blog (with the new Friends of Bude Sea Pool logo opposite) and have decided to re-share a bit about this wonderful community resource [...]

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From whites to blues – The history of medical scrubs

Medical clothing has come a long way in the last four decades, with iconic white uniforms being replaced by the now more familiar blue and green scrubs. While these friendly new uniforms have opened up the potential for personalised medical attire, their [...]

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Some our medical scrub embroidery machines

The evolution of machine embroidered scrub suits and uniforms

Embroidery - and in particular embroidered scrubs and medical clothing - has come a long way since traditional hand embroidery was first challenged by mechanical solutions in the mid-19th century. Although the earliest examples of hand-embroidered garments date back to 30,000 BC, [...]

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Our history - celebrating AWB Textiles in healthcare and workwear sectors

Our history in healthcare and workwear – Part two: 1987-2015

Here in the second post of our two-part blog we take a look back at some of the key milestones as a healthcare clothing and workwear supplier between 1987-2015. (more…) [...]

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Our history - celebrating AWB Textiles in healthcare and workwear sectors

Our history in healthcare and workwear – Part one: 1922-1971

In one of our recent blogs we talked about the launch of our new website being the next step in our long history. Here, in the first of a two-part blog, we take a look back at some of the key milestones [...]

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