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Taking advantage of year-end tax savings

November 1, 2008

…taking advantage of the tax rules for year-end equipment acquisitions. Whether you’re thinking about tax savings or simply in the market for some new equipment, the end of the year…

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Manufacturers find niches in outdoor sports market

November 1, 2008

…more than seven years developing NorpacR2™, a light yet rugged outdoor shelter fabric that protects users against extreme cold and wind. The idea for the product was born when ice…

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Inflatables generate greater demand for printed graphics

November 1, 2008

…screening and hand painting processes. Silkscreen runs could take several days or weeks to complete. Production speeded up with the company’s first inkjet printer in the late ’90s, and allowed…

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Flexible fabric provides disaster relief

October 1, 2008

…agencies need a power source when responding to a crisis, but portable generators and the fuel to run them are heavy and difficult to transport. Over the years, many companies…

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Digital printing offers diverse opportunities for awning makers

September 1, 2008

rush in 1896 to providing tents for the U.S. military during World War II to entering the awning industry shortly thereafter. In 1993, the company shifted gears again when it…

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Textiles benefit medical industry

September 1, 2008

…medical benefit. These textiles run the gamut: surgical gowns, divider curtains in hospital rooms, antimicrobial upholstery fabrics, adult briefs, gauze, implantable structures, face masks and arm and knee braces. “Any…

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The digital printing industry goes green

September 1, 2008

…the digital printing community hasn’t quite realized that yet. It is, in fact, a short run, on-demand printing technology that allows only what is necessary to be printed. Lynn Krinsky…

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Modern technology helps small fabricator shops

August 1, 2008

…a more efficient operation. If he’s one person, running full-out, and is thinking of getting a second machine, maybe automating the machine will make him just efficient enough that he…

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Thompson uses creativity to drive business

August 1, 2008

…she says. “Doing something different.” Doing something different comes naturally to Thompson, who grew up in rural Indiana where no one really talked about being an artist, she says. She…

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Coil zipper resists moisture and rust

July 1, 2008

…Problem: In products exposed to rain or salt, zippers rust and stick. Solution: The RainDefyer™ #10 coil zipper features a three-mil-thick polyurethane coating that provides a moisture-resistant barrier. The…

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