ORACAL releases Android App for customers

August 17th, 2012

ORACAL USA, Black Creek, Ga., has announced the release of a new ORACAL application for Android. The free app, developed by Smack Dab Studios of Savannah, Ga., allows customers to talk about ORACAL products, learn the latest tips and tricks, and locate the closest authorized ORACAL distributor. “These days, mobile devices are like wallets; almost...

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Census Bureau to host webinar on foreign trade regulations

August 16th, 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau is hosting a free in-depth webinar series that provides the tools necessary for a strong foundation in the fundamentals of exporting. “Foreign Trade Regulations—Demystifying the Rules of Exporting,” the fourth webinar in the eight-part series, will clarify your roles and responsibilities in an export transaction. The event will consist of a...

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OEKO-TEX® to present Sustainability Awards

August 15th, 2012

In 2013 the International OEKO-TEX® Association will, for the first time, present the OEKO-TEX® Sustainability Award to companies who have achieved outstanding performance and innovations in the area of sustainability. All manufacturers and retailers who are certified worldwide according to OEKOTEX Standard 100, 1000 or 100plus are eligible to apply—a total of more than 9,500...

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OMNOVA Solutions recognizes employee innovations

August 14th, 2012

OMNOVA Solutions has announced its 2011 Technology Award recipients. This annual award program recognizes exemplary technological contributions by associates in OMNOVA’s research and development, sales and marketing, technical service, operations, product management and LEAN SixSigma organizations. These innovations in product development and process improvement include performance chemicals for oil and natural gas drilling, paper and...

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Cooley secures $25 million in new financing

August 14th, 2012

Cooley Group and Webster Business Credit Corp. (WBCC), a division of Webster Bank, announced in an Aug. 13 press release that WBCC is providing Cooley with $25 million in new financing. The five-year financing package includes a combination of a revolving credit facility, a long-term note and a capital expenditure line, and will be used...

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Providing phthalate-free films for medical products

August 13th, 2012

Nearly a year after Genesis Plastics Welding and Teknor Apex announced a breakthrough in PVC-free manufactured medical bags and pouches, O’Sullivan Films joins in the collaboration to offer medical device, equipment and supplies companies a medical grade, PVC-free film. O’Sullivan Films, a producer of medical-grade films used in the health care industry, is now able...

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Roland introduces heavier glossy photobase paper

August 13th, 2012

Roland DGA Corp. introduced SCM-GPP2 glossy photobase paper to its media offerings for digital printers. With its high gloss and excellent contrast characteristics, this 10.5-mil paper is designed to enhance image quality and maximize the eye-catching effects of metallic graphics. SCM-GPP2 paper works well with Roland’s Eco-Sol MAX solvent inks, making it suitable for fine...

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High-tenacity yarn from Raditeck

August 10th, 2012

Developed for applications in the technical textiles sector, Raditeck® Fine and Raditeck® Dyna polyamide 66 yarns offer improved tear and abrasion resistance with light stability—even in critical applications. Applications for these products include sails, parachutes and hot-air balloons, as well as sportswear, workwear, footwear, backpacks and suitcases. RadiciGroup has added new fine and medium counts...

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Schoeller’s corkshellâ„¢ wins OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2012

August 9th, 2012

The new corkshell™ technology from Swiss fabric and technology specialists Schoeller Textil AG won an OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2012 in the Material Innovation category at the OutDoor Fair Friedrichshafen. In the competition, organized by iF International Forum Design, 48 entrants from a total of 322 submissions from 25 countries were recognized with an OutDoor INDUSTRY...

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ORACAL releases app for Android

August 8th, 2012

ORACAL USA released a new ORACAL Application for Andriod. The free app allows users to join the growing number of ORACAL customers talking about ORACAL products, learning the latest tips and tricks, and locating the closest authorized ORACAL distributor. “In an effort to obtain information more quickly, applications like this make life easier,” said Randy...

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