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Shade-product manufacturers are making outdoor spaces more comfortable—and smarter

April 1, 2018

…tests at 1.8 million double rubs, compared to the standard for high-density commercial fabrics of 30,000-plus double rubs. The company’s vinyl Coolshade features extreme UV resistance as well as mildew…

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FTC textile rules updated

March 9, 2018

…The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is updating regulations under the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (Textile Rules). The Textile Rules require marketers to place a label on certain textile…

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U.S. textile, fiber trade associations announce merger

March 8, 2018

…that will help NCTO to more effectively influence federal policies that affect U.S. textile investment, production and workers.” AFMA Chairman Mark Ruday, Senior Vice President, DAK Americas, Charlotte, N.C., says,…

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Outside expertise: how to find affordable, professional help when you need it

March 1, 2018

…of IRS rules. Bookkeepers are great for the day-to-day recordkeeping of a business. Accountants, on the other hand, crunch the numbers tracked by the bookkeeper, translating and even evaluating those…

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Rugged faux leather

March 1, 2018

The Mitchell Group’s new high-performance faux leather upholstery collection, Sta-Kleen® Polycarbonate (PC), is designed for health care, hospitality, contract and other commercial markets that require a fabric able…

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Tarp and truck cover manufacturers stand at the ready with products designed to keep loads secure and drivers safe

March 1, 2018

…at some customer locations, safety standards prohibit loading/unloading inside their facility unless the truck is equipped with a rolling tarp system, he says. State rules and regulations also come into…

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Acquisitions reshape the U.S. tent and event rental industry

February 1, 2018

…solid companies to remain with their businesses after recapitalization. “What they are doing is investing in the people who know how to run the business and giving them the tools…

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Investments in technical fabrics for the Russian military

February 1, 2018

…The Russian government will allocate $300 million for the development of new types of specialty fabrics and technical textiles The Russian government plans to allocate US $300 million for…

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Marine tension shade options

January 1, 2018

…Christensen Yachts boat. The customer wanted maximum shade and hidden hardware, so the corners were brought all the way to the poles. A block-and-tackle setup was run down the inside…

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Shandong Ruyi to acquire Lycra® brand

December 22, 2017

…Chinese textile manufacturer Shandong Ruyi will acquire INVISTA’s Apparel & Advanced Textiles business, which includes the global LYCRA® brand. The transaction will be in the form of stock to…

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