Ultraflex introduces redesigned Web site

April 1st

Ultraflex Systems Inc., a Randolph, N.J., manufacturer and distributor of seamless fabrics and accessories for sign, billboard, awning, banner and architectural design, has redesigned its Web site to give distributors...

Rowley expands annual product catalog

April 1st

The catalog of tools for home decor design, quilting, upholstery and marine applications keeps growing at Rowley Co., Gastonia, N.C. The company just released its 2009 catalog, which includes nearly...

Monitoring needed to stop China’s unfair trade practices

April 1st

In a letter sent to the National Council of Textile Organizations in October 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama signaled his preference for change in American policy toward Chinese trade practices....

Free trade agreement to increase Indonesia’s exports to Japan

April 1st

The Indonesia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (IJ-EPA) signed in 2008 is likely to increase Indonesia’s exports to Japan from $650 million to $1 billion by the end of 2010, according to...

“Buy American” provisions to benefit textile industry

April 1st

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 13, 2009, includes “Buy American” provisions that will preserve or create jobs in the textile...

U.N. group recognizes Toray’s climate change efforts

April 1st

The reverse-osmosis membrane and carbon fiber composite technologies developed by Toray Industries, Tokyo, Japan, provide practical and profitable solutions to global climate challenges. The United Nations Association of New York...

Rainier acquires SunBlockers

April 1st

A new product line will enhance the display, fabric and shelter solutions of Rainier Industries Ltd., Tukwila, Wash., following Rainier’s acquisition of SunBlockers retractable awnings, roll shutters and exterior sun...

TMI opens new warehouse on West Coast

April 1st

Citing continued growth and an expanding West Coast OEM base, TMI LLC, a producer and supplier of PVC, film, and coated and laminated vinyl, recently established a new Anaheim, Calif.,...

Hohenstein Institute comes to U.S.

April 1st

The German textile research and testing powerhouse, Hohenstein Institute, is bringing its services to the U.S. market, establishing Hohenstein America in Elon, N.C. Former textile industry executive Samuel B. Moore...

Zeus advances polymer electrospinning

April 1st

Electrospun polymers create high surface-to-weight and surface-to-volume ratio fibers in complex shapes. Zeus Inc., Orangeburg, S.C., recently introduced a new electrospinning process to produce fibers ranging from nano- to micro-sizes....