Carnegie Fabrics, Resolute Lighting create new lighting lines

January 28th

Two new lighting lines are the result of a collaboration between Carnegie Fabrics and Resolute Lighting, featuring shades made from Carnegie’s popular and environmentally sound Xorel® fabric. “Prosperity,” melding beauty with functionality, is designed to bring a touch of softness to the most difficult and highly regulated areas, including hospitals, hotels and highly trafficked public...

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Miller Weldmaster hits the road with ‘Roadshow’

January 27th

The Miller Roadshow, a traveling exhibit by Miller Weldmaster, is set to begin its 2011 itinerary in Florida, according to a press release from the company. The peripatetic Roadshow is actually a tradeshow that goes to MW’s customers and would-be customers. Eric Helmick is the Roadshow tech who offers advice and demonstrates the company’s machines....

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Arlon and Mutoh to sponsor Graphics of the Americas Vehicle Wrap Center

January 27th

Arlon Inc. and Mutoh America will team up for the third year in a row to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Vehicle Wrap Center, to be featured at the GOA tradeshow in Orlando, Fla., on February 24-26, 2011. Arlon will feature DPF 6000XRP, a 2-mil cast film with X-scape technology, which will be...

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Alexium Intl. rolls out Cleanshellâ„¢ textile treatment

January 27th

Alexium Intl. has announced the development and commercial roll-out of its Cleanshell™ textile treatment process, an advanced process for water- and oil-repellent treatment of textiles. It provides exceptional liquid repellency while preserving the breathability, hand and drape of the fabric. The Cleanshell process has already produced textile industry leading repellency for a number of liquids,...

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Arlon and Mutoh to sponsor Graphics of the Americas Vehicle Wrap Center

January 26th

Arlon Inc. and Mutoh America will team up for the third year in a row to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Vehicle Wrap Center, to be featured at the GOA tradeshow in Orlando, Fla., on February 24-26, 2011. Arlon will feature DPF 6000XRP, a 2-mil cast film with X-scape technology, which will be...

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Drytac expands into larger facility in Richmond, Va.

January 25th

Drytac Corp. has expanded into a new larger facility, providing a larger warehouse, customer service and training facility in Richmond, Va. The expanded product stocking capabilities will expedite the company’s commitment to greater inventory levels and faster shipping turnaround for the east coast region. The new headquarters also includes a large showroom for Drytac’s extensive...

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AATCC’s 2011 Concept 2 Consumer®; Student Design Competition

January 24th

The seventh annual student design competition, sponsored by AATCC’s Concept 2 Consumer® (C2C) interest group, gives students a chance to win cash, prizes, and recognition in the textile industry. Because of the growing emphasis on sustainable textiles, this year’s theme is Eco Chic Bag. Students are challenged to lend a creative touch to the growing...

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India officially launches technology mission for technical textiles

January 21st

by Prof. Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University, U.S.A. The government of India launched its five-year national mission on technical textiles to boost the growth of the nascent nonwovens and specialty textiles sector, as of Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. The plan has an outlay of U.S. $45 million, with the time frame from 2011-2015. The announcement...

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IFAI launches new website

January 20th

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has launched a new website to better serve its members and the specialty fabrics industry as a whole. The site features an event calendar, news blog, news feeds from the association’s seven magazine websites, revamped bookstore and information on IFAI interest groups and services. Non-members can easily join the...

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Outlast Technologies develops heat-management polyester fiber with key partners

January 20th

Outlast Technologies, a global leader in heat management and moisture reduction technology, recognizes Far Eastern New Century Corp. as the primary partner involved in the new Outlast polyester fiber development, the first-ever heat management polyester fiber. Far Eastern’s extensive development capabilities proved invaluable in taking the basic technical concept of Outlast polyester through to new...

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