Mutoh to host Flexi workshop series

January 20th, 2016

Mutoh, wide-format printer and cutter maker, is offering a series of workshops to help clients learn about Flexi RIP Software. The classes will be divided into two sections: design techniques and in-depth focus on advanced topics such as matching monitor to output, enhancing low resolution artwork and printing/cutting options. The workshop is $179 per person....

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Fisher Textiles stocks GF 8864 at 125 inches

January 20th, 2016

Fisher Textiles’ GF 8864 fabric is now available at 125 inches wide. The new width allows for finished 10-foot graphics with ample room for sewing. GF 8864 wht/wht/wht is Fisher’s three-layered woven fabric for dye sublimation and UV printing that works well for double sided banners and silicone edge graphics. The tight weave minimizes space...

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Mutoh to host Flexi workshop series

January 20th, 2016

Mutoh, wide-format printer and cutter maker, is offering a series of workshops to help clients learn about Flexi RIP Software. The classes will be divided into two sections: design techniques and in-depth focus on advanced topics such as matching monitor to output, enhancing low resolution artwork and printing/cutting options. The workshop is $179 per person....

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Specialty Fabrics Showcase 2016: Call for submissions

January 19th, 2016

The April and May 2016 issues of Specialty Fabrics Review magazine will include our special annual showcase of our contributors’ latest high-performance fabrics, for end products ranging from awnings, canopies and tents to medical, military and aerospace products. If you’re an end-product manufacturer, watch for this special feature in our spring 2016 issues! If you’re...

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Fisher Textiles stocks GF 8864 at 125 inches

January 19th, 2016

Fisher Textiles’ GF 8864 fabric is now available at 125 inches wide. The new width allows for finished 10-foot graphics with ample room for sewing. GF 8864 wht/wht/wht is Fisher’s three-layered woven fabric for dye sublimation and UV printing that works well for double sided banners and silicone edge graphics. The tight weave minimizes space...

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2016 Fabrication Excellence Award Announced

January 18th, 2016

(Clearwater, Fla.) Winners of the 2016 Fabrication Excellence Awards were announced at Marine Fabricators Conference, held at the Clearwater Beach Marriott Resort Suites on Sand Key in Clearwater, Fla., Jan. 16-18, 2015. Sponsored by the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), the program has recognized excellence in design and craftsmanship in the marine industry. The goal of...

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PAMA workshop at NECPA 2016 Expo

January 18th, 2016

The Professional Awning Manufacturers Association and the Northeast Canvas Products Association are teaming up for a one-day workshop on Friday, Jan. 22 in Springfield, Mass. The workshop will include a full day of awning-related education sessions during the NECPA’s Annual Meeting and Expo. Education sessions include: Principles of Lean Manufacturing 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Joe...

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Body dimension data improves safety

January 7th, 2016

Researchers at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have recorded and developed a database of firefighter body measurements to improve the design and safety of fire apparatus and equipment. It’s estimated that 100 firefighters die in the line of duty in the U.S. each year and about 72,000 are injured. Working with...

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National Small Business Week Awards seek nominations

January 6th, 2016

Nominations for the 2016 National Small Business Week Awards are being accepted online until 3:00 p.m. ET on Jan. 11. Winners will be announced during National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. National Small Business Week recognizes entrepreneurs and small business owners for their outstanding achievements through various awards. National Small Business Week award categories...

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Serge Ferrari introduces new upholstery material

January 5th, 2016

Serge Ferrari introduced its new indoor and outdoor furniture upholstery membrane, Stamskin® One, at Paris Design Week in September. Stamskin One is an elastomer-coated polyester jersey with soft and luxurious feel, similar to worn leather. Its durability makes it ideal for demanding environments like yachts, restaurants, poolside seating, busy waiting areas and massage tables. Stamskin...

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