Founder of Pure Filter Solutions to receive 2012 AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award

March 29th

In April, AATCC will honor Nicole Nichols-Wilson, president and founder of Pure Filter Solutions (PFS) as the 2012 recipient of the Association’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Nichols is being recognized for...

ORAFOL announces merger of ORACAL USA and ORAFOL Americas Inc.

March 28th

ORAFOL announced the merger of ORACAL USA, of Black Creek, Ga., and ORAFOL Americas Inc. of Avon, Conn. The merger positions the combined company as a leading manufacturer of PSA...

Banner Creations’ eco-friendly tote bags garner attention

March 27th

Banner Creations, a Minneapolis, Minn., manufacturer of display products made of Ecophab™ 100-percent post-consumer recycled plastic, takes waste seriously. The company created a division, Scrappy Products, that makes The Green...

Clariant supports water saving efforts in textile manufacturing

March 26th

Clariant supports the textile industry’s efforts toward sustainable freshwater management with the publishing of water-saving tips and technologies in a special edition of its “News Chat” newsletter. Titled “Each Drop...

Hemp creates a buzz in new Architecture for Humanity headquarters

March 25th

Architecture for Humanity, a non-profit design services firm, has completed its new headquarters in San Francisco, Calif. Partnering with Gensler for the interior remodel, Architecture for Humanity wanted to provide...

My-Villages announces new marine industry Innovation Partners

March 22nd

My-Villages, the marine industry’s online collaborative, announced additions to its lineup of Innovation Partners, expanding the company’s program to help marine businesses transform how boating services are coordinated and to...

US manufacturing sector energy use and energy intensity down since 2002

March 21st

U.S. Energy Information Administration data indicates a significant decline in the amount of energy used per unit of gross manufacturing output in the U.S. According to the data, total energy...

Miller Weldmaster sells first T600 Extreme Cover at IFAI Expo

March 20th

TRS Industries, a 30-year veteran tarp repair and manufacturing company, recently purchased Miller Weldmaster’s first T600 Extreme Cover at IFAI Expo Americas 2012 in Boston, Mass. The company cited features...

Charles Yang to receive prestigious Olney Medal

March 19th

On April 11, AATCC will honor Charles Yang as the 2012 recipient of the Olney Medal for outstanding achievement in the field of textile chemistry. The Olney Medal is the...

Sustainable Phifer SheerWeave sun control fabrics

March 18th

Phifer Incorporated has announced its new SheerWeave Style 4000, 4100 and 4400 series fabrics made with sustainable DOW ECOLIBRIUM™ Bio-Based Plasticizers. Phifer is the first and only window coverings manufacturer...