Teijin to exhibit at Eco-Products International Fair in Singapore

March 15th, 2013

The Teijin Group announced that it will showcase a range of environmental products and technologies at the Eco-products International Fair (EPIF), Asia’s largest environmental show, which will take place at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, from March 14 to 16. The Teijin Group (booth AB07-1) will present solutions using...

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New Fibertect wipes prove viable at cleaning harmful gas and liquids

March 14th, 2013

A new version of Fibertect®, a nonwoven decontamination wipe created by researchers at Texas Tech University, has proven more viable at cleaning up a nerve chemical surrogate than the decontamination substance currently used by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), which is currently being phased out. Seshadri Ramkumar, lead investigator on the project and inventor...

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Northeast Recycling Council announces textile recovery symposium

March 13th, 2013

The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) will hold a one-day symposium on textile recovery entitled “Collecting Textiles: Make It Work for Your Community” on Tuesday, April 2nd at the Nathan Hale Inn & Conference Center at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. The goal of the workshop is to provide municipalities, recycling coordinators, colleges and...

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Phifer introduces new Sheerweave Style 7000 width, colors

March 12th, 2013

Phifer Inc. has announced two new colors and a wider width option to the SheerWeave® Style 7000 blackout fabric line. Canvas, a soft taupe, and Cocoa, a rich, deep brown hue, join Style 7000’s lineup of decorator colors. The new 118-inch width option expands the versatility of Style 7000 for fabrication into larger roller shade...

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Kraig Biocraft Laboratories enters third phase of Monster Silkâ„¢ pilot production program

March 11th, 2013

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories enters third phase of Monster Silk™ pilot production program Kraig Biocraft Laboratories enters third phase of Monster Silk™ pilot production program Phase three launches after successful first two stages. Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc. has launched stage three of its pilot production program. The program is designed to run in three stages, each...

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SPESA event to focus on manufacturing technology for sewn products

March 8th, 2013

Held in conjunction with the Techtextil North America Show, the Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) is holding an ‘Advancement in Manufacturing Technology’ conference on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel. The event is designed to educate and inform sewn products executives and manufacturing managers on the latest and...

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Camira’s hemp fabric accredited into Material ConneXion’s library

March 7th, 2013

Camira’s hemp fabric has been accepted into the Material ConneXion library of innovative materials. “Camira is extremely proud our hemp fabric has been recognized by the independent judging panel to achieve the environmental credentials required to be successfully accredited to the Material ConneXion Certificate of Excellence,” said Paul Bennotti, director of business development for Camira....

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Olympic Tent makes a change, sells directly to rental companies

March 6th, 2013

Olympic Tent’s rental company clients now have direct access to the 76-year-old manufacturing company. The change allows clients to directly order from the factory for the first time since the 1990s. Owner Scott Sutherland said, “This is an exciting change and a tremendous improvement for our clients because we have removed an expensive and cumbersome...

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2013 Emerging Leaders Initiative to help businesses in underserved communities

March 4th, 2013

The U.S. Small Business Administration launched its 2013 Emerging Leaders executive-level training initiative, formerly known as e200, in 27 cities and communities across the country. Since 2008 the initiative has trained more than 1,300 small business owners in underserved communities and continues to expand its impact helping small businesses grow and create jobs. The city...

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Marketing team additions at Miller Weldmaster

March 1st, 2013

Jeannette Hendrickson and Anne-Sophie Dorey increased their profiles on the marketing team at Miller Weldmaster, Navarre, Ohio, to help the company meet the growing demands of its international clientele. Both were promoted from within the Miller Weldmaster ranks. Hendrickson has a B.A. in business management from Walsh University and has worked at the company for...

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