Jean Lineberger, general manager of Cramerton, N.C.-based Brawer Technical Yarns, a division of Brawer Bros. Inc., passed away on May 27 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.
Nearly 2,000 new companies are exporting to the U.S. for the first time, especially small-to-medium enterprises.
The CORDURA brand recently showcased new fabric innovations at Techtextil, held May 4–7 in Frankfurt, Germany, including a new range of CORDURA qualifying fibers designed for the development of durable hi-vis knitted and woven fabrics.
Seattle Business magazine honored Rainier Industries of Tukwila, Wa., with the silver award for Manufacturer of the Year in the large firms category at the Washington Manufacturing Awards gala on April 29, 2015.
The Fabric Graphics Association (FGA), a division of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), is hosting a series of webinars exclusive to IFAI members.
Emigsville, Pa.-based Herculite Products Inc. has acquired Strataglass LLC, based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The agreement was announced May 8.
Don Racine, a longtime Marine Fabricators Association member and supporter, died on April 18 as the result of a heart attack.
Entries for the Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) Innovation Award are due June 5.
Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) members are preparing to attend the 2015 Spring Capitol Hill Lobby Days April 21–22 in Washington, D.C.
The North East Canvas Products Association (NECPA) Annual Meeting and Expo was held Jan. 22–24 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Mass.