Nontoxic, flexible PVC alternatives

November 14th, 2022

Renegade Plastics' toxic-free, recyclable fabric solutions for flexible PVC plastics can be used in numerous industries from billboards to sports equipment. Renegade Plastics offers nontoxic, recyclable fabric solutions for flexible PVC plastics used in numerous industries from billboards to sports equipment. The company has exclusive rights to patent-pending polypropylene fabrics that are 30% to 40% […]

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Snyder Manufacturing Debuts New Website and Logo

November 11th, 2022

Snyder Manufacturing, an industrial fabric manufacturer, recently launched a new website and introduced an updated logo as part of their rebrand project. The company’s website offers extensive information on their product lines consisting of vinyl fabric, PVC coated mesh, laminated fabrics, extruded films, and military specification materials including Berry Compliant, Non-Berry and Buy American fabrics. […]

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Ports slowing from record highs

November 10th, 2022

Retailers expect a busy holiday season the next two months but imports at the nation’s major container ports should continue to slow from records set earlier in the year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “Cargo levels that historically peak in the fall […]

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American Tent introduces Renegade fully recyclable tent

November 9th, 2022

Commercial tent manufacturer, American Tent has introduced the Renegade Series, the first fully-recyclable tent at MATRA’s Tent Show, November 7-10 in Greenville, South Carolina. The Renegade Series features polypropylene-based fabrics that are an alternative to the PVC-coated fabrics that dominate the marketplace; they’re also fully-recyclable, low carbon, and lighter weight. The Renegade Series is ideal […]

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Ronald Mark Associates to establish facility in Southwest Virginia

November 8th, 2022

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Ronald Mark Associates Inc. (RMA), a producer of custom resin and vinyl fabric formulations and technical services, will invest $13.5 million to establish a manufacturing operation in Tazewell County, Virginia. The company will occupy the former Komatsu Mining Corp. facility at 1081 Hockman Pike in Bluefield. Virginia successfully competed […]

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Gaston College and SYFA announce scholarship for textile technology students

November 7th, 2022

Celebrating its 50-year anniversary, the Synthetic Yarn and Fabric Association (SYFA) has teamed up with Gaston College to create a scholarship fund that will help support Gaston’s new Textile Technology program students. SYFA members produce technically advanced yarns and fabrics for use in important industries, such as health care, military, automotive, apparel, and furnishing sectors. […]

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New flocked infrared material

November 7th, 2022

Hologenix® has partnered with Spectro Coating Corp. to create the first flocked infrared material with CELLIANT® Viscose. Hologenix® has partnered with Spectro Coating Corp. to create the first flocked infrared material with CELLIANT® Viscose, which converts body heat into energy. Flocking is an application method in which tiny fibers are piled onto the surface of […]

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Gang Sun receives Chapin Award

November 4th, 2022

In recognition of his outstanding service to the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, AATCC named Gang Sun the 2021 recipient of the Harold C. Chapin Award. The award was presented at the recent AATCC Textile Discovery Summit in Charlotte, NC., USA. AATCC Involvement A member of the Association since 1995, Sun has been […]

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PRINTING United Alliance and AATCC to Present Digital Textile Printing Conference 2022

November 3rd, 2022

For the seventh consecutive year, PRINTING United Alliance and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) will jointly present the Digital Textile Printing Conference, taking place Dec. 7-8 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, North Carolina. With education led by industry experts, the Digital Textile Printing Conference connects leaders and innovators in […]

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Renegade Plastics wins 2022 Cleantech Open

November 2nd, 2022

More than 90 companies joined Cleantech Open’s 2022 accelerator program, 77 participated in regional competitions across the US, and 18 finalists progressed to compete at the national level at the Global Forum, hosted at VERGE22 in San Jose, Calif., on October 25-27, 2022.  Renegade Plastics was named the US National Winner of Cleantech Open’s 2022 […]

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