Fabric Graphics Workshop update

June 29th

Mimaki representative Paul McGovern and the Fabric Graphics Task Force of IFAI have rescheduled the Fabric Graphics Workshop due to scheduling conflicts as a result of the later-than-planned arrival of...

Safer weld quality for ventilation ducts with VARIANT from Leister

June 29th

Before Czech engineer Jiri Zajdlík founded Duflex, a company specializing in repair of plastic and rubber products, he studied fire and electric resistance in materials used for air ducts in...

Awnings and exterior shades reduce cooling costs by more than 52 percent

June 28th

An updated energy study conducted by Dr. Joe Huang, a research scientist and president of the consulting group White Box Technologies, has reinforced an earlier study that awnings and exterior...

OEKO-TEX presents “The Next 20;” keynote address from Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

June 27th

OEKO-TEX presents “The Next 20” Nov. 14; keynote address from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. OEKO-TEX presents “The Next 20” Nov. 14; keynote address from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. The International...

Growth, DIY expansion mark Rowley Company’s 50th anniversary

June 26th

Gastonia, N.C.-based Rowley Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012; and while some companies in the decorating supplies industry have struggled, Rowley continues to experience growth and market expansion,...

ORACAL USA hires director of sales

June 25th

ORACAL USA has appointmented Thomas Mullin as director of sales. Prior to joining ORACAL, Mullin was a regional sales director for 3M. In his new position at ORACAL, Mullin will...

NASA selects five universities for 2013 X-Hab innovation challenge

June 25th

Five universities have been selected to participate in the 2013 Exploration Habitat (X-Hab) Academic Innovation Challenge led by NASA and the National Space Grant Foundation. These universities will design habitat...

Students are brighter at night

June 22nd

European schools often include knit scarves in school colors in student uniforms, and Genesis Reflective Products, Kibworth, Leicester, England, saw an opportunity to expand into a new market with its...

NFPA documents open for public comment

June 21st

IFAI collecting comments regarding NFPA-701 and NFPA-70E. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents open for public comment. A notice was issued...

Clariant joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition

June 20th

Swiss-based specialty chemicals company serving the textile industry, Clariant, has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). The move is aligned with Clariant’s commitment to uphold sustainable practices in textiles and...