Environmental innovation: Lenzing Modal® Edelweiss fiber

September 30th

The Lenzing Group, based in Austria, has always set technological and environmental standards in the cellulose fiber world. The company’s latest achievement: Edelweiss technology. This technology, combined with environmental advantages such as carbon neutrality, a low need for land and a replenishable raw material of natural origins, makes Lenzing Modal® Edelweiss truly an ecological fiber....

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New catalog of architectural metal products and railings from The Wagner Companies

September 29th

The Wagner Companies, Milwaukee, Wisc., has begun distribution of the 2012 master catalog: including all railing systems, products and services available from The Wagner Companies in one comprehensive 304-page directory of more than 7,800 standard catalog items. The catalog introduces many new products and services, including the Slip-FitT Railing System, KalamazooT Aluminum Ball Style Railing,...

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Teijin’s Green Carpet to roll out at the 24th Tokyo International Film Festival

September 28th

Teijin Limited has announced that for the fourth consecutive year it has produced an eco-friendly Green Carpet made of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles for the ecologically minded Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF), which will be held from Oct. 22-30. The Green Carpet is made entirely of Teijin Fibers’ ECOPET® recycled polyester fiber produced from used...

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Olympus Group custom graphic manufacturer opens new facility in Orlando, Fla.

September 28th

Olympus Group, a Milwaukee-based custom graphic manufacturer, has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Orlando, Fla. The new facility will feature a state-of-the-art 10-foot wide digital UV press, computerized cutter/router, lamination and other finishing equipment that allows Olympus to produce banners, backdrops, rigid signage, event graphics and vehicle graphics. The company has...

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Olympus Group custom graphic manufacturer opens new facility in Orlando, Fla.

September 27th

Olympus Group, a Milwaukee-based custom graphic manufacturer, has announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Orlando, Fla. The new facility will feature a state-of-the-art 10-foot wide digital UV press, computerized cutter/router, lamination and other finishing equipment that allows Olympus to produce banners, backdrops, rigid signage, event graphics and vehicle graphics. The company has...

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Color-Fi recycled fiber products have proven 94 percent recycled content

September 26th

Color-Fi, one of the leading producers of solution-dyed polyester fiber, has announced that it has received third-party validation of the recycled content claims for its recycled fiber products from UL Environment, a global leader in environmental evaluation and certification. In operation since 1984, Color-Fi is one of the largest North American producers of solution-dyed polyester...

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Gerber Technology launches GERBERcutter Z1 automated cutting system

September 23rd

Gerber Technology has introduced the GERBERcutter® Z1, the company’s next generation computer-controlled, single-ply cutting system designed to cut a wide range of challenging materials. At the heart of the new system is state-of-the-art Axis™ software, a Windows®-based system that is easy to use and delivers significant productivity enhancements. These include comprehensive reports that help users...

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SPESA Conference on manufacturing technology

September 22nd

SPESA will present a conference entitled “Advancements in Manufacturing Technology” to an audience of apparel and sewn products manufacturers on Dec. 8, 2011, at the Hotel Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons in Greensboro, N.C. The full-day conference is targeted at mid-level and upper-level manufacturing managers, providing information to help manufacturers improve quality and manufacturing efficiency...

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Gerber Technology launches GERBERcutter Z1 automated cutting system

September 21st

Gerber Technology has introduced the GERBERcutter® Z1, the company’s next generation computer-controlled, single-ply cutting system designed to cut a wide range of challenging materials. At the heart of the new system is state-of-the-art Axis™ software, a Windows®-based system that is easy to use and delivers significant productivity enhancements. These include comprehensive reports that help users...

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Flexible netting for community connections

September 21st

A work of ephemeral architecture displayed in a multi-floor open space in Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt, Belgium, takes networking to a whole new level. The exhibit, called simply Net, consists of multiple layers of flexible nets suspended in the air. The flat layers are connected to each other on counterpoints, creating a floating...

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