Disinfecting fabrics for COVID-19

October 1st, 2020

Expert advice for eliminating a deadly virus while keeping employees and end users safe.  by Pamela Mills-Senn Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers of textile-based products like gym mats and pads, soft seating and bounce houses faced the usual questions from their customers about how to clean and disinfect these items. But there is nothing […]

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Companies partner to deliver field hospital cots

June 1st, 2020

The rapid spread of COVID-19 created an urgent need for medical equipment of all kinds. One priority is ensuring there are enough beds for patients who need care. This necessity gave PioneerIWS, a family-owned steel fabricator in Dalton, Ohio, an idea. The company assembled a team of more than a dozen Northeastern Ohio manufacturers, including […]

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Steinbach promoted at Snyder

April 27th, 2020

Snyder Manufacturing has announced the promotion of Tracey Steinbach to Materials Manager/Scheduler. Steinbach has been with Snyder for 17 years and has worked primarily in the accounting department. She has also served in purchasing and customer service. Snyder Manufacturing is an American manufacturer of high-performance laminated fabrics, coated mesh and extruded films located in Dover, […]

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A community space, upcycled

January 1st, 2020

Designed to be a bright orange beacon for community gatherings in Coshocton, Ohio, all summer long, this breezy structure was sent back to the fabric manufacturer for recycling once it was dismantled. Photos: Brad Feinknopf. What do you see in used scrap material? Designers Ann Ha and Behrang Behin saw a work of art. Their […]

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Sign language: The fabric sign and banner market is hotter than ever

July 1st, 2018

Ask average consumers what springs to mind when they hear the words “signs and banners,” and they’ll likely describe wayfinding placards and lengths of logo-imprinted fabric hanging from street poles. And although placards and pennants have their place in the sign and banner arena, this is a market segment with innovative and expanding applications in […]

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