Tent Expo victorious at Daytona

January 29, 2024  |  ATA Events, ATA News, Industry News, News

Despite the threat of high winds, severe thunderstorms and dangerous tornados causing some delays with tent installations, Tent Expo 2024 kicked off on January 9 in Daytona, Fla. Over 550 attendees and exhibitors came from as far away as China, Poland and even the United Arab Emirates.  “It w…
DORNIER: Peter D. Dornier to join supervisory board, Andreas Kueckelmann to succeed Dornier on board of management

January 24, 2024  |  ATA News, Company News, Industry News, News

After 35 years in the company, including 25 years as managing director, Peter D. Dornier will hand over the operational management of Lindauer DORNIER GmbH on July 1, 2024 to join the supervisory board of the family-owned company. His successor as chairman of the board of management will be Andreas …
In memoriam: Donald “Don” Michael Reinbolt

January 22, 2024  |  ATA News, Industry News, News, People

Former IFAI (now ATA) chairman Donald “Don” Michael Reinbolt of Temperance, MI, died at age 77 on Saturday, January 13, 2024. He was born on June 11, 1946, in Toledo, Ohio, and was the son of Charles M. and Mary Katherine (Hartley) Reinbolt.  He married his high school sweetheart fr…
In memoriam: Robert “Bob” McGilvray

January 9, 2024  |  ATA News, News

Robert “Bob” McGilvray, Jr., of Hull, passed away at the age of 68 on Christmas Day 2023, after a long illness. He was the beloved husband of Marie-Pierre (Renard) McGilvray for 37 years, devoted father to Charlie Driggs of Hingham, Jim Driggs of Jamaica Plain, and Caroline (McGilvray) F…
Valcourt Group acquires AwnClean USA

December 12, 2023  |  ATA News, News

The Valcourt Group, a provider of window cleaning, waterproofing, and facade restoration services for commercial properties, announced its recent acquisition of woman-owned AwnClean USA, based in Tampa, Florida. This strategic move maintains the momentum Valcourt has been building to strengthen its…
Advanced Textiles Expo attracts thousands to Orlando

November 14, 2023  |  ATA News, Industry News, News

Advanced Textiles Association (ATA) completed its debut of Advanced Textiles Expo, formerly known as IFAI Expo, Nov. 1–3, in Orlando, Fla., USA.  This year’s event was again collocated with Sun Shading Expo North America, which is organized by Messe Stuttgart, the founders of R + T, th…
INDA releases North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook Report

November 13, 2023  |  ATA News, News

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has released a new report, North American Nonwovens Industry Outlook, 2022-2027. This report is the twelfth edition detailing demand data for 2017 through 2022, with forecasts to 2027. The report provides analysis across all nonwoven end-use ma…
Advanced Textiles Expo 2023 Show Stoppers

November 1, 2023  |  ATA News, News

Here are the 2023 Show Stopper Awards recently announced at the Advanced Textiles Expo in Orlando, Fla. The Show Stopper program is designed to recognize the most popular new products each year from Advanced Textiles Expo (formerly IFAI Expo) exhibitors. The awards acknowledge the newest, most innov…