J. Ennis Fabrics launches 2 new collections

August 31st

J. Ennis Fabrics has introduced two new lines of upholstery fabrics. The Treasures II collection, featuring more than 100 patterns and stripes, is ideal for use in furniture and accent...

Establishing a sound business plan

August 31st

By John Baker Dwight Eisenhower, when contemplating the plan for the invasion of Normandy and northwest Europe during World War II, said, “Plans are nothing. Planning is everything.” His view...

Maximize your equipment efficiency

August 30th

When to upgrade and when to buy a new printer: A guide to increasing your efficiency on a tight budget. By Andrea Swensson A downshift in the economy doesn’t necessarily...

Advancements in outdoor fabrics help get the message out

August 30th

Improvements to outdoor fabrics have led to greater opportunities for digital printing. By Holly O’Dell Digital printing has opened the door to new possibilities in outdoor fabric applications. End product...

Finding a niche: Small markets, big profits

August 30th

How and why digital graphics companies are succeeding because they found their niche. By Gail Nickel-Kailing I was sent on a quest to find digital graphics companies that are printing...

Museum exhibit to feature textiles

August 28th

The Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, N.M., will host an exhibit titled Material World: Treasures from the Textile Collection, which will feature a collection of textiles and costumes...

A last resort financing fix and more

August 28th

By Mark E. Battersby A recently announced $15 billion, multi-pronged plan is designed to help ease the credit crunch affecting so many marine fabrication businesses. One part of the plan...

Polyfab USA introduces 3 new colors

August 27th

Polyfab USA, Manhattan Beach, Calif., has added three new colors to its Polytex® line of knitted shade fabric and two new colors to its Comtex® line of knitted shade fabric....

Specialized Technology Resources lab receives China Metrology Accreditation

August 26th

Specialized Technology Resources Inc. (STR), Enfield, Conn., received a China Metrology Accreditation (CMA) for its lab in Shenzhen, China. CMAs are presented by the Administration of Quality and Technical Supervision...

Spotting tent quality

August 26th

Knowing how to spot superior shelters can save the day. By Barb Ernster John Crowley can spot a quality tent just by looking at it. “You get a feel for...