Hardware prevails through travails

June 1st, 2022

A vast array of fasteners is on display in Lowy Enterprises’ showroom. The company stayed open during COVID as an essential business, sourcing components for masks and related medical items and supporting many ancillary areas at that time as well. Photo: Lowy Enterprises Inc. COVID-19 battered economies and companies worldwide, with few industries spared its […]

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Marine fabrication finishing touches

December 1st, 2020

The pneumatic long nose upholstery staple gun from Sailrite® is engineered to set the staple without the crown penetrating the fabric, reducing rips and tears that can sometimes occur when attaching gimp to an upholstery project. Photo: Sailrite. Materials and techniques for marine trimmings that improve form and function. by Sigrid Tornquist It all matters. […]

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Webbing market forecast

August 28th, 2019

The global webbing market is expected to grow more than 6.0 percent between 2019–2023, according to a market research report by Technavio. The global trade pattern is shifting toward containerized seaborne and airborne trade. Containerized cargo requires effective lashing to reduce the risk of product damage during transit, and strapping equipment ensures the smooth transportation […]

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Narrow fabrics’ widening reach

December 1st, 2017

Corporate administrators tend to base management decisions on the Pareto Principle (80 percent of business comes from 20 percent of the clientele). Textile engineer Connie Huffa argues that can be a shortsighted way of thinking. “Opportunities lie in the 20 percent—the business we all would have turned down 10 to 20 years ago,” says the […]

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Durable cotton webbing meets Berry Amendment requirements

May 1st, 2008

6017CS cotton webbing is durable, latex free, vat dyed, colorfast to laundering, crocking and accelerated weathering, and meets all fire-rated testing and Berry Amendment requirements. SOURCE Avila Textiles +1 508 828 5882

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