Textile uses in transportation

June 1st, 2022

Nonwovens earn their place in the transportation sector by saving resources and making vehicles quieter, lighter and more comfortable. Photo: © Péter Gudella, Dreamstime.com The magic target is 1.5 degrees Celsius. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change) has set an ambitious goal to […]

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U.S. House of Representatives passes geosynthetic amendment

November 4th, 2015

More than 270 amendments to a $325 highway bill titled the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 are being voted on this week by the U.S. House of Representatives. The amendment to Sec. 1431, “Use of Durable, Resilient, and Sustainable Materials and Practices,” offered by Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN), includes the addition of […]

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Keeping on top of trucking

April 1st, 2015

Tarp manufacturers stay up to date with the needs of the transportation industry. By Janice Kleinschmidt Some folks see a semitrailer and think of it as nothing more than an object to pass before the next exit. Tyler Birden sees an object of curiosity. “We are always climbing up on trucks and trailers to see […]

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