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Riding the pendulum of industry change: Awnings by Bigley and Hogshire

October 1, 2018

…“My brothers understand the operational struggles of running a business and they offer great perspectives.” Bigley also credits his wife Joanna’s expertise for the business’s ongoing success. “We both had…

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Sustainable recycling: from textile waste to chindi rugs

October 1, 2018

…the import of new trim cutting waste for use in chindi rugs by removing any controls on quantities imported. All photos: Enkad Sciences. In India, the most common meaning for…

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Moving military textiles into commercial markets

September 1, 2018

…such as the Naval Academy running suit produced for New Balance and the Underway BDU (Battle Dress Uniform). Originally created for Navy Seals, this four-way stretch fabric product is still…

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Tax law changes make adding equipment and vehicles more affordable

September 1, 2018

…Last December’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) not only slashed tax rates, it also enacted rules that allow businesses to treat as an expense and immediately write off…

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Enhancing workplace (and worker) performance: automation and technology, equipment ROI and the new workforce

July 1, 2018

…production runs as well. “We believe in the benefit of having current equipment, as this allows us to stay ahead and keep efficient,” Ritsema says. In January 2017 he purchased…

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Geoff Kilmer at PhotoWorksGroup matches technology with clients to stay successful

June 1, 2018

…Kilmer points to another critical component he uses to stay competitive in the graphics industry—he keeps his machines running. “If your equipment is sitting idle, that’s a negative cash flow,”…

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Suited for speed

May 1, 2018

…bobsled track in the world, the Olympia Bob Run St. Moritz-Celerina, is located in Switzerland’s Engadine Valley. Dating back to 1904, it is also the world’s oldest track, built for…

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Ruusuvirta joins Spinnova

April 16, 2018

…Leena Ruusuvirta has been appointed specialist on Spinnova’s R&D team. She will help the Finnish fiber technology company in raw material development. Ruusuvirta joins Spinnova from catalyst manufacturer Dinex…

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Amy Poe builds Wyckam from a marine canvas business into a custom sewing shop

April 1, 2018

…us keep busy through the winter, which is traditionally the time when marine business lags.” The types of sewn goods Wyckam designs and manufactures for short runs varies widely, including…

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Fabric graphics dazzle outdoors

April 1, 2018

…industries. Fabric graphics are being printed on stadium runners, seat covers, pole banners and tension graphics. Street festivals are also driving up demand, thanks to their use of custom branded…

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