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Aurora named exclusive distributor of Stork Prints’ Sublimation Inks

October 20, 2010

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. and Stork Prints Group have announced that Aurora will be the exclusive distributor of Stork digital textile ink for direct and transfer sublimation printing in the United States and Canada. The offering will include c, m, y, k, lc, lm, ly, lk, blue, red, orange, grey, and deep black. Size …

NASA wants student innovators for 2011 Great Moonbuggy Race

October 19, 2010

Four decades after the first NASA lunar rover rolled across the surface of the moon, innovative students are preparing to design and build a new generation of wheeled wonders. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center organizes the races held at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, both in Huntsville. The event challenges high school and college …

Texas Tech’s Nonwovens Laboratory hosts international textile industry leaders

October 18, 2010

During the week of September 20-24, the Nonwovens and Advanced Materials Laboratory at TIEHH, Texas Tech University, U.S.A. hosted a number of industry leaders from India, Pakistan, Australia and the United States to discuss research collaborations and showcase the nonwovens and advanced materials laboratory capabilities. Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, associate professor and manager of the nonwovens …

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Recyclable blockout banner from Ultraflex Systems Inc.

October 15, 2010

Ultraflex Systems Inc., Randolph, N.J., a supplier of wide-format printable media from 30 to 198 inches wide, has introduced a new 15 oz. smooth, scrimless blockout banner material with green characteristics; it is PVC free and 100 percent recyclable. SuperSmooth PET Blockout is best suited for double-sided signs and banners, compatible with eco-solvent, solvent, UV, …

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iBoatShowsâ„¢ App delivers boat show information on iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad

October 14, 2010

iTapTouch LLC, a mobile applications development company, has announced that their first app—iBoatShows™—has been approved and is now available in the Apple App Store. The application was designed in response to the growing demand for key information on boat shows and other marine-industry events. iBoatShows, available as a free download at the Apple App Store …

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Arlon launches two new cast overlaminates for print protection

October 13, 2010

Series 3220L (Luster) and Series 3220S (Satin) overlaminates will be added to the current Series 3220 cast overlaminate line from Arlon Inc., Santa Ana, Calif. Arlon now has a full offering of overlaminate products: Series 3200 high-gloss optically clear cast overlaminate, recommended for protecting window film and digitally printable reflective vinyl. Series 3220 premium cast …

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SGIA and IFAI supershows combine in strategic partnership

Organizers of SGIA Expo and IFAI Expo Americas have announced plans to co-locate their 2013 events at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The events will take place October 23-25, 2013, drawing potentially more than 25,000 visitors and 900 exhibitors. “The SGIA Expo is all about maximizing opportunities in diverse markets,” says Michael …

Teijin rolls out recycled Green Carpet at Tokyo International Film Festival

October 12, 2010

Teijin Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, has announced that for the third consecutive year it has produced an eco-friendly Green Carpet made of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles, for the environmentally minded Tokyo International Film Festival, which will be held from October 23 to October 31. The Green Carpet is made entirely of Teijin Fibers’ ECOPET® recycled polyester …

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Miller Weldmaster to auction T-300 Extreme welder at IFAI Expo Americas

October 11, 2010

Breast cancer is the leading cause of death for women between the ages of 35 and 55; one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. The cure rate is 90 percent or greater if the disease is detected in its earliest stages. This October 27-29, at IFAI Expo Americas in …

Miller Weldmaster to auction T-300 Extremeâ„¢ welder at IFAI Expo Americas

Breast cancer is the leading cause of death for women between the ages of 35 and 55; one out of every eight women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. The cure rate is 90 percent or greater if the disease is detected in its earliest stages. This October 27-29, at IFAI Expo Americas in …