New report says boating a significant part of the outdoor recreation economy

April 28th

The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) released the 2017 edition of the Outdoor Recreation Economy Report. The report captures the power of the outdoor recreation economy which creates billions of dollars...

Future of Shade Design Competition call for entries

April 28th

Sunbrella® and Architizer™ invite the architecture and design community to reimagine shade design with the announcement of the fifth annual Future of Shade competition. The competition calls on creative architects...

Stainproof footwear for artists

April 28th

Created by design brand FRST, the STAGEPOSTER pack is specifically tailored for artists to protect their feet from getting stained by paint and other materials. The team has introduced shoes with their own...

AATCC invites remote participation in test method development

April 27th

The Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC) test method development has always been an open process. Anyone with an interest is welcome to attend meetings and discuss new...

NASA develops greenhouse for Space

April 27th

Peggy Whitson has now broken the record for longest amount of time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut, with more than 534 days spent in the International Space Station....

Fred Chuck joins Huesker as VP

April 26th

Huesker Inc. announced Fred Chuck, P.E., has joined the company as vice president of business development. With extensive experience in corporate training and industry relations as well as emerging markets,...

TenCate Geosynthetics launches high-performance turf reinforcement mat products

April 26th

TenCate Geosynthetics announced the development of two, high 3 dimensional, lofty synthetic erosion control mat products, which provide bare soil retention, vegetation nurturing and high performance turf reinforcement. These flexible...

New study confirms importance of increasing the number of women in manufacturing

April 26th

A new study shows that many manufacturers are missing a critical talent pool in the manufacturing workforce—women—and that hiring more of them could aid in closing the skills gap. The...

Archroma adds to color atlas with new portable 2-volume set

April 25th

Archroma launched a portable version of its popular Color Atlas system at the ‘Sourcing at MAGIC’ fashion industry shows in Las Vegas, Nev. The new Compact Color Atlas includes the...

IDOT to spend $110 million on Interstate infrastructure

April 24th

The Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced $110 million in Interstate infrastructure spending around the city of Council Bluffs in 2017, part of the largest highway funding effort in history...