Teijin provides recyclable kimonos at Expo Milano

May 22nd, 2015

Teijin Ltd. is supporting the exhibition of its home country, Japan, at Expo Milano 2015 by providing full sets of Japanese kimonos and accessories made with the Teijin Group’s polyester fabric. The kimonos will be worn by waitresses at Minokichi, a Japanese restaurant within the Japan Pavilion, during the half-year expo. The expo theme is […]

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Third anniversary of U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement marks increased exports

May 21st, 2015

Nearly 2,000 new companies are exporting to the U.S. for the first time, especially small-to-medium enterprises. Mid-May marks the third anniversary of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Procolombia, a government trade promotion agency, has announced that 1,908 Colombian companies have exported to the United States for the first time, helping to bring 434 new […]

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Air support

May 21st, 2015

New aircraft hangars join fleet of refurbished Rubb buildings at Lithuanian air base. Rubb Buildings Ltd., headquartered at the Team Valley Trading Estate in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle, recently flew in to support the Lithuanian Air Force when some new flight line aircraft hangars were needed. The Lithuanian Air Force ordered three new 20.4m […]

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Third anniversary of U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement marks increased exports

May 21st, 2015

Nearly 2,000 new companies are exporting to the U.S. for the first time, especially small-to-medium enterprises. Mid-May marks the third anniversary of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Procolombia, a government trade promotion agency, has announced that 1,908 Colombian companies have exported to the United States for the first time, helping to bring 434 new […]

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Shadow Graphix wins 3M Wrap to Win contest

May 20th, 2015

Daren Merkle of Shadow Graphix Inc., Indianapolis, Ind., was selected as the winner of the 3M Wrap to Win contest by a panel of industry and celebrity judges, including Jeff Gordon, Jeremy McGrath and Jessi Combs. 3M Wrap to Win is a skill-based promotion created to showcase the design creativity and skills of graphic manufacturers […]

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Houser receives AATCC’s first Education Award

May 20th, 2015

Nelson E. Houser was recognized as the first recipient of the AATCC Education Award at the AATCC International Conference held March 26 in Savannah, Ga. The award was created to recognize AATCC members who have contributed extensively to the educational activities of the organization. Recipients will have made outstanding contributions to education and training activities, […]

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Applied DNA Sciences introduces DNAnet®

May 19th, 2015

Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (APDN), a Stony Brook, N.Y.-based provider of DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology supply chain and product authentication solutions, announced plans to use its DNAnet kits for home asset marking and protection. DNAnet is a tactical forensic system that provides unique DNA codes for covert operations that require proof of authentication. It comes as […]

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Shape shifters

May 18th, 2015

Today’s tent manufacturers and renters are thinking outside the rectangle. The Pythagoreans dissected a sphere as early as 600 B.C. Plato and Buckminster Fuller took the ball and ran with it, so to speak. But in 2015, Platonic polyhedral/geodesic domes still are fresh on the scene when it comes to tented events. After all, rental […]

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Open ended

May 18th, 2015

Stretch-tent companies tout their limitless options “With consumers being bombarded by the latest and greatest marketing techniques, companies are always interested in ways to capture their audience’s attention,” says Stuart Johnstone, owner of Stretch Marquees & Fabric Structures in Sydney, Australia. “New designs are always a hit. “The exciting thing about working with stretch tents […]

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CORDURA® brand presents durable fabric innovations

May 18th, 2015

The CORDURA brand recently showcased new fabric innovations at Techtextil, held May 4–7 in Frankfurt, Germany, including a new range of CORDURA qualifying fibers designed for the development of durable hi-vis knitted and woven fabrics. The high tenacity polyester fiber range is air-jet textured for enhanced abrasion resistance and tensile and tear strength. Finished CORDURA […]

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