Xtreme Seal partners with Topfab

December 8th, 2015

Wisconsin-based Xtreme Seal LLC, manufacturer of edge seal products for custom covers, announced a new distributor partnership with Topfab Ltd. Topfab will represent Xtreme Seal’s black, white and Pro Seal products with the intent of representing more products in the future. Topfab is a New Zealand-based distributor of outdoor fabrics and marine accessories. Xtreme Seal […]

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Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement made available

November 16th, 2015

The United States recently concluded the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade agreement with 11 other Pacific rim nations including Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Industrial Fabrics Association International’s United States Industrial Fabrics Institute (USIFI) and Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) advocated for a yarn-forward rule of origin and […]

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Renson announces Eide Industries as new special projects partner

November 10th, 2015

Renson Inc., European developer and manufacturer of sun shading and ventilation system solutions, announced its collaboration and growing project capacity in the North American market with Eide Industries Inc., a Cerritos, Calif.-based manufacturer of fabric and metal structures for commercial installations, at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting and Expo, held Nov. […]

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Bamatex, Safe Reflections partner

November 9th, 2015

Safe Reflections Inc., St. Paul, Minn., has announced a distribution agreement with Swedish trim supplier Bamatex AB. Safe Reflections provides reflective solutions to the occupational safety, military training and consumer activewear apparel markets. The sales and distribution agreement will allow Bamatex to exclusively sell certain Brilliant® Color Reflective products made from 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material […]

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Designtex partners with Vescom

October 15th, 2015

Designtex, a New York, N.Y.-based manufacturer of fabrics for upholstery and commercial and institutional interiors, has partnered with Vescom B.V. to launch a curated portfolio of Designtex textiles into the European and South American markets. Based in Deurne, Netherlands, Vescom develops and distributes interior products for the international contract market. The partnership combines a selection […]

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Composites allow creation of custom materials for unusual applications

June 1st, 2008

It sounds like science fiction: portable airport hangars supported by columns of air, paper that conducts electricity and synthetic mother-of-pearl that can be bent without breaking. We have now entered The Matrix, but don’t expect to see Keanu Reeves in a black coat defying gravity and leading a cyberpunk revolution. The revolutionaries developing composite materials […]

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