The text of the Fiscal Year 2016 National Defense Authorization Act has been released, keeping the threshold to trigger the Berry Amendment (10 USC 2533a), its specialty metal variant and the Kissell Amendment at its current level—the inflation-adjusted figure of $150,000.
EDANA, the international association for the nonwovens and related industries, has renewed its training course program with “Nonwovens Learning Cycle™,” an integrated approach to nonwovens from the basics to advanced courses and guided development.
The Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA), a division of IFAI, is seeking candidates for its board of directors. The mission of PAMA is to raise general awareness of awnings as an image-enhancing, energy-savings and attractive addition to a residential or commercial structure.
Migrating away from outdated credit and debit cards that use magnetic stripes, U.S. credit card companies have set Oct. 1 as the date for the national adoption of cards embedded with microchips.
The Lenzing Group is celebrating 50 years of the production and marketing of Lenzing Modal, the Austrian company’s ecological modal fiber that is made with beech wood, a replenishable raw material.
Springfield LLC, a Jericho, N.Y., manufacturer of technical, performance and flame-resistant fabrics for the safety apparel, fire service, military and occupational markets, has been acquired by Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, S.C.
Glen Raven Custom Fabrics named Allen Gant III its casual market manager. He will be responsible for the casual furniture market and specialty outdoor segment of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics.
Clyde Grambsch, pop-up manufacturing pioneer and founder of Canvas Replacements, Loyal, Wis., has passed away. In 1957 Grambsch started EZ-Kamper after developing one of the first modern pop-up camping trailers in America.
IFAI’s Advanced Textile Products (ATP) Division will host the second of six IFAI member-exclusive webinars in its flame retardancy series Oct. 27 at 2 p.m. ET.
W.L. Gore & Associates plans to invest more than $15 million in developing “new approaches” to durable water repellent (DWR) solutions in the next five years.