Eastern Metal Supply expands aluminum fabrication capability in Houston facility

June 30th

Eastern Metal Supply (EMS) has recently completed a 10,000 sq. ft. addition to its facility in Houston, Texas. The space will be used solely for providing new aluminum fabrication and...

Teijin launches “Earth Symphony” mark for eco-friendly products

June 29th

Teijin Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, has announced the launch of its Earth Symphony mark to show users that Teijin Group products meet company-established Design for Environment (DfE) guidelines for environmental friendliness...

New SafeLeigh® recycled fibers

June 28th

With the introduction of two additions to its SafeLeigh® line of fire-retardant, recycled fibers, Leigh Fibers has extended those benefits to many more spinning and nonwoven applications. SafeLeigh Natural and...

Biomedical Structures LLC funds ongoing expansion in medical textiles

June 25th

Biomedical Structures LLC (BMS), a leading supplier of custom-designed biomaterials and textiles used in advanced clinical applications, has announced a private equity financing agreement with Ampersand Ventures. The funding will...

Oilguard: a new nonwoven technology helping to protect beaches from oil spills

June 24th

A new nonwoven fabric for beach protection against oil spills has been developed by European high-tech companies; it can be deployed short-term in large quantities. The current oil spill in...

German agency advises against using nanoscale silver ions in consumer products

June 23rd

Silver and silver compounds release silver ions that can inhibit the growth of germs. They’re used, for instance, in cosmetics, textiles and household appliances, as well a dye for food....

New BASF Product Finder now online

June 22nd

BASF’s new Product Finder contains more than 800 product lines and an overview of 25 industries and 19 applications, listing all the main BASF products along with matching market criteria....

MarChem CFI website helps to educate fabric users

June 21st

MarChem CFI’s cutting-edge website details specifics about the company’s product offerings, including custom capabilities, and also helps educate fabric users. According to Alan Prelutsky, vice president of sales and marketing...

Syfilco Ltd. reports booming business following BP oil spill

June 17th

Canadian warp and circular knitter Syfilco Ltd. has reported that its business is booming after the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The business manufactures knitted polyester sleeves and...

GreenShield® stain-resistant fabric finish

June 15th

GreenShield, produced by BigSky Technologies LLC, uses advanced nanotechnology to protect fabrics for interiors and outdoor high-performance apparel, while reducing impacts on the environment and human health. Multifunctional formulations provide...