Eriez Model CFP Metal Separators remove metal particles, improve purity

March 30th

Eriez® Model CFP Metal Separators are designed for installation above the material feed throat of extruders, injection molding or blow molding machines to remove the smallest impurities from plastic regrind and virgin materials. These separators offer high sensitivity to all metal types and a compact design. As the use of plastic regrind increases, so does...

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Tri Vantage releases update to Awning Composer 5

March 29th

New features provide versatility as sales tool Tri Vantage®, a distributor serving awning, marine and furniture markets, has released an update to Awning Composer™ 5, adding features that make it easier for awning fabricators to create custom-branded presentations that illustrate proposed awnings for homes and buildings. “Based on feedback from Awning Composer users, this update...

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TenCate Grass announces heat reflective technology in XP Blade

March 28th

TenCate Grass, the leader in components for synthetic turf systems, will make heat-reflective (HR) performance standard on all TenCate XP Blade™ produced for the U.S. market. TenCate XP Blade™ now offers heat reduction on warm, sunny days. The decision to provide HR as a standard feature of TenCate XP Blade™ was made in response to...

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Teijin will open Teijin Composites Application Center

March 27th

Teijin Limited announced the April 1 opening of the Teijin Composites Application Center (TCAC) in Auburn Hills, Mich., a technical center to develop automotive and other industrial applications of carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composite products. The TCAC is part of Teijin Advanced Composites America Inc. (TACA), a company Teijin established in December 2011 to...

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Arlon announces the addition of Stephanie Gagnon as logistics manager

March 26th

Arlon announces the addition of Stephanie Gagnon as logistics manager. In this role, Stephanie will be responsible for managing Arlon’s logistics program for finished goods as well as leading freight vendor relations and Arlon’s outside warehouse management. Prior to joining Arlon, Stephanie served as ocean-export manager at a local freight forwarding company based in Los...

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To exhibit or not to exhibit-that should not be a question

March 26th

Getting into a trade show is easy. Attracting customers is tough. Learn the tricks of the trade show. Exhibiting at international expos and trade shows is an excellent opportunity to expand your business. Often, however, hundreds of other vendors surround you, trying to advance their products. You need an edge that will make your company...

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Oeko-Tex Sustainability Award

March 23rd

In the framework of the “Oeko®-Tex Sustainability Award,” the international Oeko-Tex society will present awards in 2013, for the first time, to businesses who have achieved outstanding performances and innovations in the area of sustainability. All manufacturers and dealers worldwide who are certified according to Oeko-Tex standard 100, 1000 or 100plus may apply—more than 10,000...

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Canwil warehouse supports increased demand

March 22nd

Canwil Textiles stocks and sells a variety of yarn, industrial fabric, fabric for apparel, made-up and finished products to an ever-increasing number of customers. In January 2012, the company moved into a new office and spacious warehouse in Auburn, Ga., to expand its product line and ensure that customers would receive products without delays. Among...

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Arlon promotes Ken Huggins to Customer Service Assistant Manager

March 21st

Ken Huggins is now responsible for managing and overseeing the daily operations of Arlon’s call center, customer satisfaction, claims resolution and key account management. Prior to this role, Ken held the position of Customer Service Lead, managing all the operational activities of the Arlon Flex Division. “Ken brings a strong and solid customer service and...

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Bedding, upholstered furniture makers bracing for foam price hikes

March 21st

Bedding and upholstered furniture manufacturers say they are bracing for foam price hikes that are expected to hit double digits. “With significant price increases, products would need to be de-speced or bedding prices would go up,” said Therapedic president Gerry Borreggine. He also said the timing would be “most inopportune” for his group, which just...

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