Initiatives in textile recycling

November 1st, 2020

Circular systems could monetize textile waste while helping to save the planet. by Debra Cobb The textile sustainability landscape is changing. While textile manufacturers, brands and retailers tout their use of recycled or sustainable fibers, mountains of textile waste continue to pile up in the world’s landfills. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that in […]

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Rainier Industries fabricates and installs massive banner

November 1st, 2020

Rainier Industries worked with architects and builders during construction of the 9th &Thomas building in Seattle to have hardware preinstalled to ease the installation of massive banners. Photo: Rainier Industries Ltd. The call for racial justice in the United States took many forms in the summer of 2020. One of those expressions involved an 8½-story […]

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Redesigned tent for COVID-19

July 1st, 2020

While numerous end-product manufacturers have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by fabricating products that they have never made before, others looked to past products and designs to apply to today’s challenges.     The Endurance Tent from Rainier Industries was originally designed for agricultural uses, but has been repurposed to meet current medical needs. The […]

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