AATCC to sponsor symposium on textile wet processing

August 16, 2013

AATCC’s Chemical Applications Interest Group is sponsoring a symposium Oct. 16-17, 2013. Textile Wet Processing: The Way Forward will be held at the Textile Technology Center in Belmont, N.C. The program sessions will focus on fibers, preparation, dyeing, color communication, finishing and sustainability. As part of the program, attendees will also tour the center, which …

Diagonal Consulting to conduct Asian market study

August 15, 2013

Diagonal Consulting (India) has been appointed by a leading nonwovens producer from the MENA region to carry out an Asian market study for the medical and hygiene nonwovens sector. The study will encompass the sector overview and growth potential covering the following Asian countries: India Indonesia Korea Japan Taiwan Malaysia Thailand Pakistan Vietnam Philippines The …

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Avery Dennison and West Coast Customs team up to offer wrapping film challenge

Avery Dennison recently announced the launch of the “Wrap Like a King” Challenge, hosted with the support of sponsors West Coast Customs and Croftgate USA. The competition offers professional vehicle wrap installers a chance to show off their skills by creating unique, well-installed car wraps. Submissions to the challenge will include photos and information about …

Teijin’s Technora para-aramid fiber plays key role in Space Elevator Challenge

August 14, 2013

Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, has announced that its high-performance Technora para-aramid fiber will be used for the Space Elevator Challenge, an annual racing event for mock space elevators, to be held in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, August 7-10. Technora will be used as the belt and rope hanging from large balloons positioned at an altitude …

SBA webinar series on new healthcare law

August 13, 2013

Looking for insight about how the Affordable Care Act will affect your small business and your employees? The Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering a webinar series focused on what the new healthcare law means for you. The series will touch on both federal and state provisions to help local small business owners understand how …

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Indoor/outdoor, high-performance cushion and sling fabrics from Phifer Inc.

August 12, 2013

Featuring on-trend color combinations and designs in furniture fabrics—from solids and stripes to florals in traditional and contemporary weaves—Phifer’s chic, durable furniture fabrics can easily transition from an outdoor room to interior living spaces. GeoBella™ is Phifer’s unique line of high-end, performance indoor/outdoor cushion fabrics made of 100 percent olefin yarns recycled from post-industrial waste. …

Deadlines nearing for textile student scholarships and grants

August 9, 2013

The AATCC Foundation, Inc., recently announced September deadlines for two programs designed to support students enrolled in university textile programs. The AATCC Foundation Student Research Support Program is awarding grants of $500 to $4,000 to encourage student research in textile chemistry and related fields important to the textile sciences. Grants are available to both graduate …

Global Imaging holds second annual open house

August 8, 2013

Global Imaging recently hosted nearly 30 key industry leaders, manufacturers, reps and company owners at its Workflow Studio Open House. The 6,500 square-foot studio is designed to emulate an entire grand-format production facility, so customers could see the newest cutting edge products available. Global Imaging’s CEO, Greg Lamb, presented a series of informative discussions on …

AATCC launches new free mobile app

August 7, 2013

Staying connected to the latest textile industry news just became easier with the new, free, AATCC mobile app. Available for free download on iphone or Android, the app provides access to feature stories, AATCC news, AATCC events, the association’s Twitter feed and textile industry job listings at AATCC JobSite. “The AATCC app provides the textile …

Supply55 announces the release of Superior Solvent Ink for Mimaki

August 6, 2013

Supply55, Inc., a provider of value added products to the sign, screen and graphic arts market, is pleased to announce the release of Superior Solvent Ink for Mimaki printers. Superior Solvent Ink has been engineered to match the performance, color gamut and chemistry of Mimaki OEM inks. Specifically formulated for use with the Mimaki JV3, …