Free webinar from OTEXA on textile industry competitiveness Oct. 21

September 30th

On Thursday, October 21, 2010, at 12:00 p.m. (EST), the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), will host a webinar on the profile of OTEXA and...

IFAI receives U.S. funding award to boost exports

September 29th

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke has announced the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is one of five organizations selected in 2010 to receive more than $1.7 million for projects that...

Tension shade workshop in Orlando Oct. 26, prior to IFAI Expo Americas 2010

September 29th

Tim Collins, a 20-year veteran fabricator from Queensland, Australia, and other shade structure professionals will be demonstrating the design and fabrication of several shade sails—as these shades get installed on...

Pikeur wins prestigious technology award with Barrier by HeiQ

September 28th

PIKEUR, a leading German equestrian fashion brand, has won the “Spoga horse Innovation Award 2010” in Cologne, Germany, for innovative riding pants that achieve successful water and dirt repellency using...

Innovative Nonwovens Conference to present State of the Industry session

September 27th

Four industry experts will present a State of the Industry panel discussion at the opening session of the Innovative Nonwovens Conference (NETInc) on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, from 1 to...

Toho Tenax develops gas diffusion layer for fuel cells using carbon fiber fabric

September 24th

Toho Tenax Co. Ltd., the core company of the Teijin Group’s carbon fibers business, has announced that it has developed a gas diffusion layer (GDL) made of a carbon fiber...

Global deliveries of rapier and projectile looms surge

September 23rd

Deliveries of rapier and projectile shuttleless looms to the world’s textile mills increased by 31 percent in 2009, a year when total loom purchases declined, according to a report from...

2010 Safety Products Student Design Challenge winners

September 22nd

The seventh annual Safety Products Student Design Challenge winners have been announced by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI). The annual contest is developed and supported by two divisions of...

In memoriam: Russell B. Hogshire

September 21st

Russell Beverly “Happy” Hogshire, third-generation president of Hogshire Industries Inc. in Norfolk, Va., died on Sept. 17 at the age of 77. Hogshire joined the company, which has specialized in...

Ronald Mark Associates Inc. announces new strategic business unit

September 21st

Ronald Mark Associates Inc. (RMA), a New Jersey-based multifaceted manufacturer of supported and unsupported polymers, has announced the formation of Engineered Polymer Technologies (EPT). EPT was created to expand RMA...