Production Digital Imaging installs Durst Rho Printers

March 21st, 2011

Owing to a relatively strong national economy and astute business planning, commercial imagers and digital print providers across Canada made sizable investments in capital equipment—specifically, wide-format digital imaging platforms—over the last 12-15 months, evidenced by the significant number of Durst Rho UV production inkjet printers installed during that period, Durst Image Technology US LLC said. […]

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Industry organizations address AWP Personal Fall Protection (PFP) safety education

March 18th, 2011

The American Rental Association (ARA), the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) and the Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) have once again joined forces to develop a new educational document, which focuses on personal fall protection for users of AWP equipment. The result of this joint […]

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Custom-blended QuietLeigh recycled fibers help reduce noise and waste

March 17th, 2011

Without making a lot of noise about it, some automotive suppliers have embraced sustainability for years by producing sound-attenuating components with shoddy made by Leigh Fibers Inc., Wellford, S.C., from recycled denim and other textile materials. QuietLeigh™ recycled fibers have become an industry standard for acoustical padding, contributing to quieter rides while helping to keep […]

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Heightened interest for nonwovens exhibition, Index 11, April 12-15

March 16th, 2011

Index 11 will take place at the Geneva Palexpo, Switzerland, April 12-15. EDANA, the international association representing the nonwovens and related industries, and the sponsor of Index 11, says that innovation and sustainability are the drivers at this year’s event. More than 12,500 visitors from over 100 countries are expected to attend the 2011 event, […]

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Lectra releases new Leather Suite V3R1 for leather cutting solutions

March 15th, 2011

Lectra, a leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials—textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials—is pleased to announce the release of the new Leather Suite V3R1, specially designed for leather cutting and aimed at manufacturers in the automotive and furniture markets. The new software suite integrated into Lectra’s leather cutting solutions […]

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Arlon offers new printable, pressure-sensitive film

March 14th, 2011

Arlon Graphics LLC has announced the launch of DPF 4560MTX, a 3-mil digitally printable matte white calendered film with X-scape Technology. The film has a tinted, permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive, featuring the X-scape technology, assures fast and easy installation and doesn’t compromise on adhesive strength. Recommended for POP displays, tradeshow graphics and medium term signage. Arlon, […]

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FabricLink to host seminar at L.A. Textile Show

March 14th, 2011

FabricLink Network, an educational resource for textile fiber and fabric information, will host the “Technology Driven Fashion” seminar at this month’s L.A. Textile Show. The panel event is scheduled for March 28th, 2011, from 3:30–4:45 p.m., in the Penthouse, 13th floor suite 19, California Market Center. New fashion textiles often come through advancements in manufacturing […]

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Now accepting entries for the 2011 Upholstery Awards

March 10th, 2011

Get your leopard print lounge chair and gold-glittered vinyl seating to strike a pose; it’s time to enter the 2011 Upholstery Awards. We welcome your upholstery entries into what was formerly the Upholstery Journal Design & Craftsmanship Awards and now is a part of the International Achievement Awards (IAA) competition. You’ve not heard of IAA? […]

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Thrace-LINQ expands Quality Assurance Department, adds process improvement

March 9th, 2011

Thrace-LINQ™, a supplier of woven and nonwoven geosynthetic technical fabrics, has announced the expansion of its Quality Assurance Department to include Process Improvement, ensuring the control of all manufacturing processes and the highest quality products for its customers. Leading the Process Improvement team is James H. Brown, quality assurance manager. With more than 15 years […]

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Mark Sonder Productions owner recertified as CSEP

March 8th, 2011

The national headquarters of Mark Sonder Productions Inc. has announced that owner and Chief Entertainment Officer Mark Sonder has just received the official notification that he has been recertified as a Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP). Sonder, a pioneer in the meeting and event industry, was in the first group to achieve this professional designation […]

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