North American rental revenue to reach $38 billion in 2013

December 20th

Total equipment rental revenue in North America for 2013 is expected to reach $38 billion, according to the latest figures released by the American Rental Association (ARA) from its ARA...

Free webinar, Jan. 15: NanoTechnology, human health and the environment

December 19th

Answers to the questions surrounding nanosilver. Join Dr. Jan Beringer and Dr. Timo Hammer as they share the results from two extensive, publicly funded studies regarding the human- and eco-toxicity...

New warranty for marine and awning acrylic fabric

December 18th

Recasens USA, a subsidiary of Recasens SA, has announced a new 10-year limited warranty for Recacril® marine and awning acrylic fabric. Recacril fabrics have been sold and used throughout the...

AATCC Foundation announces Endowed Scholarship Program

December 17th

The AATCC Foundation Inc. has launched a new endowed scholarship program that allows a sponsoring person, family, or company to donate funds that will form the basis for an ongoing,...

Trelleborg airbed: still airtight

December 16th

An airbed manufactured by Trelleborg more than 50 years ago was recently found in a basement in Sweden, still in its original packaging. Trelleborg’s company historian, Carl Aspegren, picked it...

Bonar purchases geosynthetic firm

December 13th

Bonar, a Dutch producer and supplier of synthetic nonwovens, wovens, three-dimensional polymeric mats and composites for a variety of industrial applications, has acquired Texiplast a.s., a Slovakian manufacturer of woven...

Techmer PM acquires engineered plastics company

December 12th

TP Composites (TPC), based in Aston, Pa., a custom formulator and engineered plastics manufacturer, will become part of the Techmer PM family, according to John Manuck, chairman and CEO of...

Toray acquires large-tow carbon fiber company

December 11th

The demand for large-tow carbon fiber, used for applications such as wind turbine blades and reinforced plastic compounds, is growing, and Toray Industries, Tokyo, Japan, wanted a presence in the...

Martex Fiber acquires Waste Services Division of Bollag Intl.

December 10th

Martex Fiber Southern Corp. has acquired the Charlotte–based Waste Services Division of Bollag International. Bollag collects and markets textile wastes including natural and synthetic waste, cuttings, rags and fabric remnants....

ECO CIRCLEâ„¢ fibers to be used in CBA basketball uniforms

December 9th

The Teijin Group has announced that it is providing its chemically recycled polyester fiber, ECO CIRCLE™ fiber, for the production of uniforms worn by players in the China Basketball Association...