In memoriam: Franz Peter Zimmer

March 8, 2022  |  News, People

Franz Peter Zimmer, a visionary pioneer of modern textile printing technology, passed away in Kufstein, Austria, on February 12, 2022. He died only a few days after celebrating his 98th birthday with family and friends. Zimmer dedicated more than 70 years of his life to developing new and revolutio…
Herculite Products Inc. promotes Peter B. McKernan to director of supply chain management

January 26, 2022  |  Industry News, News, People

Herculite Products Inc., announced that Peter B. McKernan has been promoted to director of supply chain management. In this new role, McKernan will be responsible for the management of all corporate forecasting and planning, as well as planned capacity scheduling. McKernan earned his bachelor’s de…
Ultrafabrics announces new team members

January 19, 2022  |  Company News, Industry News, News, People

Ultrafabrics has recently added two new members to its team. Jennifer Hendren has been hired as Senior Director of Product Development and Theo Haag joins Ultrafabrics as European Sales Director. Hendren has more than 30 years of industry experience and vast knowledge of design and product developme…
Tent industry remembers Kevin McBride

January 7, 2022  |  Industry News, News, People

Industry leader Kevin McBride passed away Wednesday. McBride, the owner of PJ McBride Inc., in West Babylon, N.Y., served as a longtime leader and member of the Industrial Fabrics Association International and the Tent Rental Division. McBride was the TRD chairman from 2004 to 2006.