IFAI seeks board candidates

April 13, 2012

The annual “Call for IFAI board candidates” from the Industrial Fabrics Association International was sent to the association’s voting membership on Monday, April 9. Applications are due May 28, 2012. In June, the IFAI board’s Leadership Development Committee meets to consider the qualifications of the candidates. In July, the association’s membership is notified of committee’s …

Fabric Graphics Workshop

April 12, 2012

Learn what it takes to begin printing in your company; increase profitability with a printing revenue stream. Fabric Graphics Workshop Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9 a.m–4 p.m. Mimaki Headquarters Newton (Boston), Mass. Who should attend? End product fabricators from the marine, awning, tent, tarp, fabric graphics, banner and flag markets who want to increase profitability …

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Fabric Graphics Workshop

April 11, 2012

Learn what it takes to begin printing in your company; increase profitability with a printing revenue stream. Fabric Graphics Workshop Tuesday, July 17, 2012 9 a.m–4 p.m. Mimaki Headquarters Newton (Boston), Mass. Who should attend? End product fabricators from the marine, awning, tent, tarp, fabric graphics, banner and flag markets who want to increase profitability …

Members Only  

IFAI seeks board candidates

The annual “Call for IFAI board candidates” from the Industrial Fabrics Association International was sent to the association’s voting membership on Monday, April 9. Applications are due May 28, 2012. In June, the IFAI board’s Leadership Development Committee meets to consider the qualifications of the candidates. In July, the association’s membership is notified of committee’s …

DSM Dyneema appoints Atkins & Pearce as Premium Distribution Partner

DSM Dyneema has appointed Atkins & Pearce, Inc., a U.S.-based supplier to the technical textile industry, as a Premium Distribution Partner for North and Central America and Mexico, effective immediately. Atkins & Pearce will market and distribute ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) fiber manufactured by DSM Dyneema and provide customers in the United States, Canada, …

W. L. Gore & Associates launches new website for protective fabrics

April 10, 2012

W. L. Gore & Associates Inc., has launched a new website that features multimedia demonstrations (videos and animations) to illustrate the science behind Gore’s fabric technology. There is also an improved customer support section, detailing how to buy, care for, and repair Gore fabrics. The Fabric Solutions section of the site includes a full description …

Safe from prying eyes: opaque materials’ decency rating

April 9, 2012

Objective evaluation of opacity of clothing and technical textiles Textiles are meant to maintain decency in many areas of life. On the other hand a certain level of transparency is actually wanted for materials used for clothing, curtains, scaffold sheeting or exhibition stand elements. The scientists at the Hohenstein institutes offer support to clothing manufacturers, …

Glen Raven launches Concept Gallery with special event

April 6, 2012

Customers, trade partners share ideas for global innovation Glen Raven launched its new Concept Gallery with a two-day special event that focused on the latest thinking concerning global innovation. More than 40 Glen Raven customers and trade partners took part in the event at Glen Raven’s corporate headquarters, attending keynote addresses and workshops and sharing …

TenCate Advanced Composites launches app for composite products selection

April 5, 2012

TenCate Advanced Composites launched its first iPad app at the 2012 JEC Composites exhibition in Paris, France. This app focuses on the aerospace and industrial advanced composite product line of TenCate. The new iPad app is available for download to all users through the Apple iTunes Store. The app will also be available shortly on …

Hong Kong International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair

April 4, 2012

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service has granted Trade Fair Certification status to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council International Medical Devices and Supplies Fair taking place May 7-9, 2012 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Join an HKTDC-hosted show floor reception, and industry/ government briefings. U.S. Commercial Service support may include …