IPG geomembranes certified to NSF

July 23rd, 2015

The Public Health and Safety Organization has certified the Aquamaster® line of geomembranes from Intertape Polymer Group® Inc., Montreal, Canada, to NSF/ANSI 61. ANSI 61 is a certification by the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) given to products that fulfill the regulatory requirements for potable water transport in the US and Canada. IPG offers durable geomembrane […]

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KnollTextiles introduces Et cetera collection

July 22nd, 2015

KnollTextiles, a New York, N.Y., provider of home and office fabrics, has launched its Et cetera collection. The versatile collection consists of four upholstery patterns, one drapery and one wallcovering: Tabloid, a modern, stylized camouflage that can read as a stripe or as an all-over pattern; Delite, offering a luxe hand at an affordable price […]

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OMNOVA receives LEED certification

July 22nd, 2015

Specialty chemical provider OMNOVA Solutions Inc. earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified status from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for its new headquarters building in Beachwood, Ohio. LEED is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class sustainable building strategies and practices. Among the design features that contributed to LEED […]

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AirTrim expands product offerings

July 21st, 2015

AirTrim Inc., a Springfield, Ohio-based designer, builder and installer of pneumatic material handling systems, has announced a new product focus—trim cutter solutions. In addition to seven standard cutter models, AirTrim also now offers cutter rebuild services, plus the design capability to provide special sizes of trim cutters for unique applications standard trim cutters cannot satisfy. […]

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Recognition for textile sewing, processing innovation

July 21st, 2015

Every other year, Messe Frankfurt, a technology trade event company, presents the Texprocess International Trade Fair for Processing Textile and Flexible Materials in Frankfurt und Main, Germany. An estimated 13,300 visitors attended the 2015 show to search the emerging technologies for business solutions—and see award-winning process innovations. The Texprocess Innovation Award is presented for outstanding […]

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Polartec wins WGSN award

July 20th, 2015

The WGSN Global Fashion Awards, staged by WGSN, a trend-spotting consulting and planning firm used by brands worldwide, “celebrate and reward what’s new and what’s next in fashion.” Polartec LLC, Boston, Mass., received the Meryl® Sport/Activewear Design Award in 2015 for “innovation in fabric development with respect to trend, color and fit” as well as […]

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IFF to host golf tournament Oct. 6

July 20th, 2015

The Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) will host its annual fundraising event Oct. 6, 2015, kicking off IFAI Expo with a golf tournament in memory of Don Williams, a former IFAI board chairman and Honored Life Member who passed away in June. The tournament will be held at the Black Gold Golf Club in Yorba Linda, […]

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deJong joins Miller Weldmaster

July 17th, 2015

Miller Weldmaster, Navarre, Ohio, has added Lance deJong to its sales team, tasking him with increasing sales and maintaining customer relationships in the Midwestern U.S. and Ontario and Quebec, Canada. Offering more than a decade of experience in sales and marketing in the large format graphics industry, deJong was central region sales manager and distribution […]

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SEAMS creates government committee

July 17th, 2015

The National Association for the U.S. Sewn Products Industry (SEAMS) recently established a new Government Committee to inform and support its members on doing business with federal, state and local governments. “Our committee aims to expand SEAMS members’ knowledge in identifying, securing and maintaining government contracts; thereby expanding production opportunities and capabilities for our members,” […]

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Finnish researchers expanding uses for cellulose

July 16th, 2015

Wood is widely considered the “green gold” of Finland, and a research project to use this plentiful and renewable natural resource focuses on finding new applications for cellulose. These new uses may include serving as a raw material for textiles, home decoration and car interior materials. In the first phase of the Design Driven Value […]

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