Brazil’s economy has positive effect on textile, clothing

January 31st

Brazil’s fast growing economy and the population’s buoyant spending have resulted in a large increase in per capita textile and clothing consumption. The increase in consumption has led to a big boost in production, according to a report in the latest issue of Textile Outlook International from the business information company Textiles Intelligence. Between 2005...

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Sanitized TH 22-27 antimicrobial treatment for freshness, sustainability

January 30th

Sanitized TH 22-27 antimicrobial treatment promotes freshness and sustainability Sanitized AG, the worldwide leader in antimicrobial hygiene protection, is releasing an improved version of Sanitized® TH 22-27 to the North American market. This antimicrobial treatment was developed as a hygienic textile finish used especially on synthetic and wool fabrics with direct skin contact and that...

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Dispute resolution webinar

January 27th

Hear from an expert on international commercial law, Steven M. Richman, Esq., partner with Duane Morris LLC, as he discusses how to attempt to minimize disputes—and deal with them expeditiously—in international transactions. Topics will include: arbitration versus litigation different concepts of privilege and lawyers how to deal with documents and privacy issues and issues unique...

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Pfannenberg introduces new industrial sounder

January 26th

New sounder design promotes quick installation, safe assembly and efficient operation. Pfannenberg, a worldwide leader in thermal management and signaling technology, has introduced PATROL Model PA 1—a new generation, 100 dB industrial sounder. Audible signaling devices, including sounders, horns, sirens, buzzers and bells, fulfill numerous requirements for alerting individuals of hazardous situations or production problems...

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New distributors for Transhield

January 25th

Transhield Inc., Elkhart, Ind., manufactures universal boat covers that protect boats during storage or transportation without damaging paint, plastic or other finishes. The three-layer covers, an alternative to conventional shrink-wrapping, will now be carried by U.S. Distributing from warehouses in Phoenix, Ariz., Portland, Ore., and Missoula, Mont. Transhield announced the appointment of U.S. Distributing as...

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Large-scale ink dryer

January 24th

The H6 media dryer printing accessory from Jiaxing Nice Graph Digital & Technology Co. Ltd., Zhejiang, China, handles aqueous printing materials (portrait cloth, adhesive stickers, paper), eco-solvent printing materials and sublimation printing materials. To make larger volume printing jobs more efficient, the heating system can dry ink in only 10-20 seconds, no matter what printer...

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Gerber Technology expands to China

January 23rd

Gerber Technology, Tolland, Conn., recently relocated manufacture of its computer-automated material spreading systems from Ikast, Denmark, to Shanghai, China, to support customers and facilities throughout the Asia Pacific region. Products slated for Chinese manufacture include fabric and apparel equipment such as GERBERspreaders™ XLs50 and XLs125 models, spreading tables and material-feeding systems. Gerber Technology has been...

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Teijin’s Nanofront polyester offers unprecedented 400nm diameter

January 20th

Teijin Fibers Ltd., the core company of the Teijin Group’s polyester fibers business, has decided to commercialize a new version of its Nanofront nanofiber. Nanofront is a high-strength polyester nanofiber with a diameter of 400 nanometers, or 22,500 times smaller than the cross-sectional area of a strand of hair, an unprecedented achievement for a commercial...

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Tri Vantage seeks customer feedback on new software

January 19th

Tri Vantage seeks customer feedback on new software for design of marine interior and exterior makeovers Tri Vantage seeks customer feedback on new software for design of marine interior and exterior makeovers Hands-On Demonstrations of System Prototype Debuting at Marine Fabricator National Convention Jan. 20-22 in New Orleans Tri Vantage®, distributor of marine fabrics and...

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Needed: presenters, educators for IFAI Expo Americas 2012

January 19th

Dynamic presenters and panelists are needed for IFAI Expo Americas, scheduled to take place Nov. 6-9 in Boston, Mass., U.S.A. Speakers can gain visibility and recognition as a leader in the specialty fabrics industry, as well as the ability to network with other industry professionals and forge lasting business relationships. Proposals are due February 1,...

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