Mark Schechter rejoins KB Contract

July 31st

Mark Schechter has been named senior vice president of sales Midwest and new markets for KB Contract, a division of Keyston Bros. Schechter briefly was associated with Shafer Seating, prior...

TRB releases research on geosynthetics and pavement performance

July 31st

National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) has made available online the document “Quantifying the Influence of Geosynthetics on Pavement Performance.” The research report develops...

ARTBA accepting nominations for women leaders in transportation design and construction awards

July 28th

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is accepting nominations for the Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards until August 4, 2017. ARTBA established the awards program...

Vectorply opens high-tech facility

July 28th

Vectorply Corporation, a Phenix City, Ala.-based manufacturer of high-performance composite non-crimp fabrics, opened the doors of their new Advanced Composite Reinforcement Center in June. The 53,000-square- foot facility features 38,000...

HUESKER offers webinar on using geocomposites to conserve irrigation water

July 27th

HUESKER is presenting a free webinar on using geocomposites to conserve irrigation water on August 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Hosted by HUESKER geocomposites product manager Roy McClinton, the...

Lenzing invests in Thailand

July 27th

The Lenzing Group plans to build a state-of- the-art lyocell fiber production plant in Prachinburi, Thailand, by the end of 2020. The plant is part of a strategy to substantially...

Bell to become general manager of Strata Systems

July 26th

Strata Systems, Inc., a division of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics based in Cumming, Ga., announced that Craig Bell, the company’s northeast regional sales manager, will take over as general manager...

Cotton for absorbent textiles

July 26th

Jayalakshmi Enterprises, based in South India, has developed two mechanically processed cotton varieties for use in absorbent technical textiles products. One has a soft silken touch and the other variety...

WOCA issues WOCA Awards and makes 2017 papers available

July 25th

The World of Coal Ash (WOCA) conference announced the 2017 WOCA Awards and the availability of the white papers from the 2017 conference, which was held May 8–11 in Lexington,...

Bluestar Silicones becomes Elkem Silicones

July 25th

Elkem, a leading producer of silicon-related advanced materials, is assuming responsibility for Bluestar Xinghuo Silicones and Yongdeng Silicon Materials and integrating them into the Elkem Group. Previously, the two plants...