July 2014 Issue

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Features

  • Trust the process

    James Gallagher manages projects from conception to completion--by paying attention to detail and practicing transparency.

  • Connection points

    The right hardware makes every job a snap. With the right outlook— it’s a riveting subject.

  • On-hand and handy

    The "art" of having the right amount of hardware and supplies available–and organized.

  • Quality components = quality end products

    Hardware and fittings suppliers continually pursue improvements in their products to meet changing needs and increasing demands in the specialty fabrics industry.

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Markets

  • A new glass fiber textile, Flexlight FX 701 by Serge Ferrari, with fluopolymer top and bottom coating offers enhanced light transmission. FX 701 had a high UV transmission rate of 57 percent that allows plants to grow. Photo: Serge Ferrari

    "Skinning the box"

    The challenge is finding the right materials in architectural applications.

  • Infection prevention

    The Hohenstein Institute puts antimicrobial products and hygiene precautions to the test.

  • Guests arriving at the Empire City Casino drive through a graceful and transparent cushioned porte-cochere made of Birdair’s next-generation ETFE film, a fitting welcome for the casino’s “inviting and exciting” $50-million expansion. Photos: Birda

    A clean sweep in fabric

    A knock-your-socks-off entryway design to invite and excite the gambling customer.

  • Connection points

    The right hardware makes every job a snap. With the right outlook— it’s a riveting subject.

  • On-hand and handy

    The "art" of having the right amount of hardware and supplies available–and organized.

  • Quality components = quality end products

    Hardware and fittings suppliers continually pursue improvements in their products to meet changing needs and increasing demands in the specialty fabrics industry.

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Products

  • Burmed successfully transferred years of pattern design knowledge from one individual to an entire team to balance workloads. Photos: Gerber Technology

    Made to measure

    A conveyorized, single-ply cutting table and the help of Gerber Technology for its AccuMark Made-toMeasure software.

  • Wire mesh offers drape, shine and resilience, and draperies of Cascade Coil fabric can be seen in Google’s San Francisco offices, Sheryl Crow’s touring set, and the Dubai Tower. Could glam shower curtains be far behind? Photos: Cascade Coil

    Shiny mesh curtains make showers chic

    Introducing the Serenity shower curtain to glitz the daily spritz.

  • American Plastics

    Making connections

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Leave 'em hanging

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Asphalt Anchors

    Asphalt Anchors

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Rome Fastener Corp.

    Field-tested fasteners

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Awning Assist Brace System Inc.

    Patio awning support

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Coletech Inc.

    Smooth sailing

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Edward Segal Inc.

    Smarter grommeting

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Marine must-haves

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Romag Fasteners Inc.

    Magnetic snaps

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Lark International

    Quality keder

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Grommet search

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • The Miami Corp.

    Precision panel mounting

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Custom Metal Crafters Inc.

    Hardware on demand

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Fil-Tec Inc.

    Essential threads

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • SUREFAS B.V.

    Performance: locked in

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Fidlock GmbH

    Magnetic and mechanical

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Manart-Hirsch Companies

    Marine specialties

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Linal Inc.

    Metal components

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Happifeet Weight Systems LLC

    Worth the weight

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Scovill Fasteners

    Marine grade

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • YKK (U.S.A) Inc.

    Tough nylon

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • National Webbing Products

    Quality fasteners

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Quality Thread & Notions Co.

    Corrosion-resistant zippers

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Vicar International

    Core strength

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Rochford Supply

    Easy attachment

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Velcro Industries

    Sticky back

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

  • Tex Visions

    Easy display

    Dozens of new products to help you make the right choices for your customers.

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Business

  • Protect your people

    And keep workers’ compensation costs under control.

  • Trust the process

    James Gallagher manages projects from conception to completion--by paying attention to detail and practicing transparency.

  • Lesson plans

    Recycling Rangers program a success; NCTO meets with EURATEX.

  • Designer protection

    From t-shirts to suits, antiballistic garments go high-fashion.

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Projects

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