Keeping it tight

October 6th, 2015

Expo attendees could hardly be misled by the lengthy descriptor title “Influence of Inherently Super-Nonwetting Fiber and Fabric Designs Repellency and Resistance to Liquid Penetration." So attendees at Dr. Quoc Troung’s presentation clearly held expertise and specific interest in the finer points of fabric structure. The physical scientist at the U.S. Army Natick Solder Research, […]

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English firm acquires Prodesco Inc.

May 1st, 2008

Two companies with deep roots, long track-records and reputations for engineering will come together, as Fenner PLC, Yorkshire, England, announced acquisition of all outstanding company shares of privately held Prodesco Inc., Perkasie, Pa., U.S.A. Fenner’s expertise in reinforced-polymer engineering for conveyor belts, precision motion-control for computers and copiers, and sealing products will be complemented by […]

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That sinking feeling…

March 1st, 2008

The recently opened USS Monitor Center at the Mariners’ Museum of Newport News, Va., depends upon some engineered and fabricated fabric components from tension-fabric experts Transformit, Gorham, Maine, to help theater visitors experience the sensation of being underwater in a sinking ship. Part of a larger 18,000-square-foot educational exhibit, the theater environment tells the story […]

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