Safe and easy orthopedic care for pets

November 1, 2021  |  Swatches

Finnish material innovation company Dassiet and Westminster, Colo.-based pet orthosis manufacturer OrthoPets are collaborating to create sustainable, safe and user-friendly pet health care products. According to information provided by the companies, they will first address the issues in veterinary …
Robotic hand gives amputees tactile control

November 1, 2021  |  Swatches

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) News Service reports that engineers at MIT and Shanghai Jiao Tong University have designed a soft, lightweight and potentially low-cost neuroprosthetic hand that can give an amputee the ability to perform daily activities with dexterity. Additionally, …
Sweater developed from high-tech refuse

November 1, 2021  |  Swatches

London, U.K.-based company Vollebak has introduced a new sweater made from materials retrieved from landfill refuse. Built from old bulletproof vests and firefighter suits that were no longer usable, the Garbage Sweater is not only rugged, comfortable and attractive—it’s fireproof as well. Made …
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Ask the Expert: Discover the Sunbrella® Difference

October 29, 2021  |  Ask the Expert

With Dave Swers, President With 60 years of trust, craftsmanship and innovation behind us, we know some things change but some remain the same. One constant is our commitment to supporting this community of valued partners in any and every we can. To us, it’s important we demonstrate our commitmen…
The exhibit experience

October 29, 2021  |  Feature

It remains a fact that it’s still too soon to know when life and work will truly get back to normal. An optimistic spring and summer in 2021 turned into an uncertain fall as the COVID-19 pandemic moved into its fourth phase. Nowhere is this more evident than the trade show sector. With the industr…
Hoover Architectural Products blends fabric, metal

October 29, 2021  |  Feature, Perspective

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” contains a lot of truth, but there’s also a risk of stagnation if a company doesn’t adapt to changing times. When the global financial crisis erupted in 2008, Matt Carroll knew it was time for his family’s fabric-awning business to stretch its capabilitie…