India cuts customs duty on crude oil and petroleum products

July 29th

On June 24th, the Indian government’s Empowered Group of Ministers slashed the customs duty on crude oil and other petroleum products, which should result in the price reduction of synthetic...

Sunbrella® fabrics sponsors Southern Living Idea House

July 28th

Sunbrella® fabrics is a sponsor of the 2011 Southern Living Idea House that opened in July in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, with prominent placement on retractable awnings, a loggia and numerous...

CFFA to sponsor seminar on vinyl, coated fabrics, Oct. 12

July 27th

The Chemical Fabrics and Film Association (CFFA), in conjunction with the Performance Products Division, will for the first time sponsor an industry-related educational seminar and industry update to buyers and...

REDpoint and Genesis Plastics Welding produce PVC-free stabilizing IV sleeve

July 26th

Genesis Plastics Welding, Fortville, Ind., a leading contract manufacturer of radio frequency (RF) welded products, has announced a collaboration with REDpoint Intl., Vancouver, Wash., a medical device company, to produce...

Tri Vantage® introduces Coverlight® CSM Coated Nylon

July 25th

Tri Vantage®, the nation’s largest distributor serving the awning, marine and furniture markets, has introduced Coverlight® CSM Coated Nylon from Trelleborg Coated Systems U.S. Inc. This product is designed for...

Top Value Fabrics hires director of print media sales

July 25th

Top Value Fabrics hired Lorna D’Alessio as director of print media sales. With a background in the sign industry, D’Alessio joined Top Value Fabrics to grow the company’s Print Media...

Skaps gearing up for geosynthetics

July 22nd

Skaps Industries, Athens, Ga., has partnered with NSC Nonwoven to purchase equipment for a needle punching line that will offer high output while maintaining minimum weight variation and improved fiber...

U.S. Invista plans nylon plant in China

July 21st

Front-end engineering work has begun for a new U.S. Invista nylon 6,6 intermediates and polymer plant at the Shanghai Chemical Industrial Park in China. The plant will have a design...

Vestex researchers recognized

July 20th

Vestagen Technical Textiles, Orlando, Fla., has announced that several of its research partners have been recognized for their accomplishments. Infection Control Today awarded the 2011 “Who’s Who in Infection Prevention”...

TIEHH receives grant to continue counterterrorism research

July 19th

The U.S. Army recently awarded a $1.1 million grant to the Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech to continue funding a program for countermeasures against biological...