NWBC public meeting: Innovative strategies for women to raise capital

June 17, 2014

June 25 webinar to feature Tina Tchen, chief of staff to Michelle Obama The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) will hold its quarterly virtual public meeting June 25 to communicate its efforts in advancing the women’s entrepreneurship agenda. The focus is women entrepreneurs’ access to capital, one of four main pillars of NWBC’s portfolio. Special …

UPDATE: Date change for IFAI Japan Product Showcase

June 16, 2014

Market your products in Japan and Asia at the IFAI Japan Forum. UPDATE (6/16/2014): IFAI Japan Product Showcase has been changed to July 18, 2014 at ShinOsaka Washington Hotel Plaza in Osaka, Japan. Posted on (5/21/2014): Market your products related to the specialty fabrics industry at the IFAI Japan Forum on July 17 in Tokyo, …

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Fabric performance: Setting the stage at Bally’s Las Vegas

With a bevy of showgirls all glammed up in glitzy costumes kicking it, singing and dancing, the iconic Jubilee is a classic Las Vegas extravaganza. The Bally’s Las Vegas show was created by producer Donn Arden in 1981. Recently, though, Bally’s decided the show needed a revamp. Frank Gatson Jr., a noted creative director and …

Are you ready to lead your company through a crisis?

June 13, 2014

Free webinar to be hosted by SBA and Agility Recovery, June 17 Emergency responders are trained to make quick decisions that will protect people and save lives when a natural or manmade disaster occurs-and this is a skill that comes in handy for anyone running a small business. When an emergency hits, the safety of …

Safe Reflections wins military contracts for its reflective material

June 12, 2014

Safe Reflections, St. Paul, Minn., a global technology leader in providing reflective solutions to the occupational safety, consumer active wear apparel and military training markets, has been awarded two contracts totaling $3.5 million to provide reflective material for United States Air Force training apparel. The multi-year contracts are the latest in a series of military …

YuniquePLM to manage product line for Hansen Protection

June 11, 2014

Hansen Protection, a leader in protective clothing and life jackets for seafarers, has chosen Gerber Technology’s YuniquePLM® product lifecycle management solution to manage the design, development and manufacturing of its product lines. Hansen Protection is based in Moss, Norway, and is a major supplier for the North Sea Oil Industry and the Norwegian Defense Forces. …

New distributor named for Monti Antonio calenders

June 10, 2014

Global Imaging, the leading integrator of wide and grand-format printing systems, has been named the North American distributor of Monti Antonio calenders. Global CEO Greg Lamb says this is a strategic move to provide a more efficient and versatile calender that better fits customer needs and market demand. Manufactured in Italy, the Monti is a …

New inventory management solution released

June 9, 2014

MaxUp Advantage is an inventory management solution to help companies avoid the expensive spot buys and expediting charges that result from storing inoperative spare parts. A specialized system for identifying and managing critical spare parts and machinery, MaxUp Advantage is designed to fill gaps in most enterprise resource planning, computerized maintenance, and spare parts management …

OEKO-TEX training more auditors

June 5, 2014

Since STeP certification for Sustainable Textile Production was introduced in June 2013, the International OEKO-TEX® Association has trained a total of 57 auditors in Europe and Asia. During this time and in addition to 8 pilot projects at various stages, 8 certifications for the rotating transition from OEKO-TEX Standard 1000 to STeP have been carried …

Explosion-proof UV fluorescent light fixture from Larson Electronics

June 3, 2014

Industrial lighting specialist Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 160-watt Class 1 & 2 fluorescent ultraviolet light fixture that is used to cure coatings and adhesives or as a germicidal agent. The EPL-48-4L-UV uses a special ballast and bulb to produce an ultraviolet light. The EPL-48-4L-UV fixture from Larson Electronics is a four-foot, …