OEKO-TEX® supports compliance with REACh regulations

February 28th

OEKO-TEX® Association informs companies of SVHCs found in textiles. In December 2013, the European Chemicals Agency ECHA updated its candidate list of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) with an...

Post and beam frames for temporary structures

February 27th

Temporary structure provides comfort for homeless. To help homeless people living in tent cities, inventor Peter Sing designed The World’s Smallest House, a temporary structure that provides more safety, security,...

ACA employer responsibility provisions begin in 2015

February 26th

Future rules will simplify reporting for businesses. The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued final regulations implementing the employer responsibility provisions under the...

Polyfab USA appoints Tunali Tec new stocking distributor in Mexico

February 25th

Polyfab USA LLC, Manhattan Beach, Calif., has announced that they have appointed Tunali Tec S. de R.L. de C.V. (www.tunalitec.com) a stocking distributor of the Polyfab lines of extra-heavy-duty fire...

H. Dawson Wool to use SigNature T®

February 21st

H. Dawson Wool will use SigNature T® to assure the originality and authenticity of loose wool fiber. Applied DNA Sciences (APDN), Stony Brook, N.Y., a provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology...

CORDURA® Naturalle™ fabrics honored

February 20th

Multi-functional CORDURA® Naturalle™ fabrics earn Top 10 Honors at ISPO 2014 Textrends Forum. INVISTA’S CORDURA® Naturalle™ fabrics, developed by Huamao Industrial Mill in China are ISPO Textrends Top 10 winners...

Tracking down comfort with “Sherlock”

February 19th

Naming competition at the Hohenstein Institute: sweating thermal articulated manikin is called after the British master detective. Customers and employees of the Hohenstein Institute in Bönnigheim, Germany, have voted to...

AATCC International Conference 2014, Asheville, N.C., April 1-3

February 18th

With a pre-conference tutorial and presentations featuring industry leaders, plus opportunities to build or expand a professional network, the AATCC International Conference for 2014 is an important event for the...

SBA amends SBIR and STTR Program Policy Directives

February 17th

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has amended its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Policy Directives in response to public comments and input...

PrinterEvolution launches new user-friendly website

February 14th

PrinterEvolution, a Louisville, Colo.-based wide and grand format printer manufacturer, has launched a new website that is more user-friendly, easier to navigate, and better reflects the brand’s clean, sophisticated and...