Phthalate-free faux leather

December 1st, 2020

Camira Fabrics’ new vinyl Port has a leather-like grain in 22 subtle neutrals and muted tones that provide maximum durability for heavy-use upholstery applications. It is a phthalate-free vinyl that contains no fire retardants or biocides, making it an environmentally sensitive choice for high-traffic interior spaces. Prop 65 and AB-2998 compliant, the textile incorporates visual […]

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Exhibition combines the physical and digital worlds

January 1st, 2019

Contemporary artist Michael Rees likes to create artwork that connects to a specific space. His experimental exhibition at Grounds for Sculpture, a 42-acre sculpture park, museum and arboretum founded on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds, began in the exhibit hall looking for inspiration. His show, “Synthetic Cells, Site and Para (Site)” […]

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Pink pavilion floats in Belgium

August 1st, 2018

The historic city of Bruges, Belgium, with its medieval architecture, network of canals and cobblestone streets, is also home to an excitingly modern architecture festival. The Triennale Brugge, which runs through September 2018, showcases designs by contemporary architects and artists from around the world. This year’s theme, Liquid City, challenged the designers to consider architecture […]

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Supporting marine conservation one product at a time

April 1st, 2018

Every year more than eight million tons of plastic go into the oceans. Animals are threatened by harsh oil spills, garbage and other debris that invades their habitats; the trash is killing off entire ecosystems and species. This is why www.MarineVinylFabric.com is changing the way businesses can help change the world. David Goldman, founder and […]

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Tougher transparency

March 1st, 2018

Robeco’s newest flexible transparent vinyl provides another film option for the marine and industrial fabrics industries. GlassClear® adds a scratch-resistant coating to both sides of its one-ply 030 Clear Extruded Vinyl product. Supplied in roll form, this newest product option allows users to unroll only what they need for a specific job. This reduces waste, […]

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Countering myths about vinyl

May 26th, 2017

Enduratex has joined forces with the CFFA (Chemical Fabrics and Film Association) and Vinyl Verified, a vinyl advocacy group, to set the record straight about the benefits of vinyl. The effort is aimed at correcting false and disparaging claims about vinyl in the marketplace. The group points to the advantages of vinyl in many applications […]

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Hornshuch Group’s Revl wins best product of the year

January 4th, 2016

An innovative vinyl surface, “Revl,” was named 2015 Product of the Year in the textiles/hospitality category at the Best of the Year Awards presented by Interior Design Today magazine Dec. 4 in New York City. Revl (revolutionary vinyl) was created by O’Sullivan Films Inc., a member of the Hornschuch Group, and Crypton, a US-American specialist […]

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DAF Products awarded product of the year at SGIA Expo

December 29th, 2015

DAF Products was awarded the 2015 Product of the Year Award in the Media–Vinyl (Pressure Sensitive) category for its DAF Gecko Grip. The award was presented at the 2015 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo, held in Atlanta Nov. 4–6. The DAF Gecko Grip allows users to print directly on a micro-suction adhesive. A total […]

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Breaking from tradition

October 1st, 2015

Game-changing shifts in the flexible substrate printing market prove the rules are changing in the growing graphics industry. It’s not news that fabric graphics are booming. Thanks to continuing advances in technology, printing on flexible substrates has experienced reliable growth for years. More than any other single factor, the existence of fabric graphics has shaped […]

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High-performance vinyls

October 1st, 2015

Four new vinyls—Ebb, Flow, Fragment and Huckleberry—are designed for heavy duty contract, health care, hospitality and education end-use areas. Fragment and Huckleberry are patterned vinyls featuring a knitted Hi-Loft backing in recycled polyester for a lighter environmental footprint. Ebb and Flow are non-patterned vinyls. Ebb has a textured and metallic effect, and Flow is subtle, […]

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