Fabric Images Inc. utilizes Japanese designs

February 1st

Japanese design traditions provide a functional solution for one American company. By Yayoi Nagata “I need a story.” This is what the president and CEO of Fabric Images Inc., Marco...

Web site creates online community for rental companies

February 1st

A Web site where rental companies can ask questions, raise issues and network with others invites more people to join the conversation at www.RentTalkOnline.com. The site is free to use,...

Arquati USA introduces new Web site

February 1st

Current customers of Arquati USA, Carrollton, Texas, moulding and solar protection products, will find plenty to like about the company’s new Web site (www.arquatiusa.com). Registered users can download credit applications,...

Chinese advised to use U.S. tests for auto fabrics

February 1st

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are outsourcing automotive fabrics to Asian markets. IFAI’s Automotive Materials Association director, Kristy Osman, advised Chinese auto materials manufacturers to fully understand the test requirements and...

Sun shade regulations recommended in preschools

February 1st

The consumer group Choice, a founding member of Consumers International, audited seven Australian childcare centers, none of which complied fully with regulations governing UV protection in shading structures. The group...

MMI Textiles Inc. wins best upstart business award

February 1st

The Weatherhead 100 awards sponsored by the Council of Smaller Enterprises and Weatherhead School of Management at Case University recognize fast-growing small businesses in northeast Ohio. In December, the number...

Eton Systems boosts FoamLabs production

February 1st

By installing three Eton conveyor production systems in one year, specialty foam furniture manufacturer FoamLabs Inc., Atlanta, Ga., has enhanced productivity and provided real-time data to management, says FoamLabs CEO...

Bruin Plastics appoints Midwest sales force

February 1st

Bruin Plastics Company Inc., Glendale, R.I., a manufacturer and distributor of fabrics for industrial, marine, military, automotive and other markets, introduced its new Midwest sales and warehousing agents in late...

Athletic giant acquires Textronics

February 1st

The Adidas Group International, Herzogenaurach, Germany, offers a broad range of sporting goods across the globe. By acquiring Textronics, a Wilmington, Del., company that develops and sells wearable sensors for...

SKYShades offers investors money-back guarantee

February 1st

SKYShades, an Orlando, Fla., manufacturer of tension membrane shades, is so confident that its products will sell that it is offering franchise investors a money-back guarantee. If new franchisees have...