Ehmke recognized by Boeing

July 16, 2019

The Boeing Company has named Ehmke Manufacturing Company Inc. the recipient of the Gold/Silver 2018 Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA). The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Ehmke maintained a Gold/Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 2017 to September …

Lenzing ensuring supply chain transparency

July 15, 2019

The Lenzing Group is adopting blockchain technology to support its Tencel-branded fiber business, ensuring transparency and traceability of its fibers. Blockchain technology allows digital information to be distributed, but not copied, so each individual piece of data can only have one owner. Supply chain transparency from wood to garment and home textiles will enable customers …

Epson opens Canadian center

July 12, 2019

Epson has opened the first Epson Certified Solution Center in Canada. Customers will have access to the Epson professional printing portfolio including signage, dye-sublimation and direct-to-garment solutions for a hands-on experience with unique Epson printing solutions and applications. Located at the TG Graphics office in Toronto, the Epson Certified Solution Center will provide customers with …

Roland printer/cutters win award

July 11, 2019

Roland DGA Corporation’s TrueVIS™ VG2 series eco-solvent printer/cutters won the 2019 ISA Sign Expo® Innovation Award in the printer category. The VG2-540 and VG2-640 impressed the judges with technological advancements, comprehensive color choices, improved machine efficiency and increased print-and-cut accuracy. The printer/cutters offer comprehensive color choices in new TR2 for an expanded gamut and incredibly …

New leadership for Elevate Textiles

July 10, 2019

Elevate Textiles, a global provider of advanced, high-quality products and mission-critical textile solutions, has appointed Per-Olof Loof to be president and chief executive officer. Loof has served as CEO across multiple industries and sectors, with a focus on technology, innovation and multinational operations. He most recently served 13 years as CEO of Kemet Electronics Corporation …

Textile machinery market growth

July 9, 2019

According to a report published by IndustryARC, the global textile machinery market is estimated to reach $7.17 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 7.99 percent. Increasing population and disposable incomes as well as technological innovations in processes account for the growth. Asia-Pacific was the leading market for textile machinery globally in 2018. The …

Joseph Wiegand joins Snyder Mfg.

July 8, 2019

Snyder Mfg. has announced the addition of Joseph Wiegand to its sales and business development team. Wiegand brings more than 28 years of experience to the Snyder team. Wiegand says, “I am looking forward to meeting new customers to discuss how Snyder products can meet their needs, or even design new custom products specifically for …

Korhonen appointed at Suominen

Klaus Korhonen has been appointed senior vice president, human resources and legal affairs at Suominen Corporation. He will be a member of Suominen’s executive team and report to president and CEO Petri Helsky. Korhonen will start in his new position latest in September. Suominen supplies its industrial and retail customers with nonwovens for use in …

INDA benchmarks nonwovens

July 3, 2019

INDA, the Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, has published the sixth edition of the annual “North American Nonwovens Supply Report” for its members. Based on extensive research, producer surveys and interviews with industry leaders, the report provides an overall view of North American supply, including key metrics of capacity, production and operating rates, in …

Solmax appoints Blond

July 2, 2019

Solmax announced the appointment of Eric Blond to serve as its global technical services director. Blond holds nearly 25 years of experience in geosynthetic testing, research and knowledge of civil engineering and polymeric construction materials.