Enter the 2016 International Achievement Awards

March 21st, 2016

The 69th Annual International Achievement Awards are open for entries. Industrial fabric companies from around the world are encouraged to compete in new categories that showcase innovation, technical skill and design excellence. The competition has changed a bit this year. Each of the seven major categories will now have a brand new “Best in Category”...

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Arlon announces All Graphic Supplies as a new distribution partner in Canada

March 18th, 2016

Arlon Graphics LLC, headquartered in Placentia, Calif., has partnered with All Graphic Supplies as a national distributor for the Canadian market. Arlon’s product lines—Print Media, Cut Graphics and Automotive Restyling Films—can now be ordered through All Graphic Supplies, who has six branches located throughout Canada. Arlon Graphics manufactures and markets a full line of pressure...

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Arlon announces All Graphic Supplies as a new distribution partner in Canada

March 18th, 2016

Arlon Graphics LLC, headquartered in Placentia, Calif., has partnered with All Graphic Supplies as a national distributor for the Canadian market. Arlon’s product lines—Print Media, Cut Graphics and Automotive Restyling Films—can now be ordered through All Graphic Supplies, who has six branches located throughout Canada. Arlon Graphics manufactures and markets a full line of pressure...

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Teijin and Hayashi Telempu’s soundproof material selected for 2016 Toyota Prius

March 17th, 2016

Hayashi Telempu Corporation’s V-Wave™ soundproof material made with Tejin Limited’s V-Lap™ nonwoven polyester fabric has been selected as soundproof material for the 2016 Toyota Prius, which launched in Japan in December 2015. As environmental regulations continue to become increasingly strict worldwide, there are growing demands for solutions that help improve vehicle fuel efficiency, including weight...

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J. Ennis Fabrics announces head office move

March 16th, 2016

J. Ennis Fabrics Ltd., an Edmonton, Canada-based fabrics and supplies distributor servicing the decorative, contract and specialty markets around the globe, has signed an agreement to sell the Edmonton head office building to the Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit—a non-profit center for over 20 Edmonton charities. A search is currently underway in Edmonton to...

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Duvaltex acquires True Textiles

March 16th, 2016

Duvaltex Inc., a Québec City, Canada-based holding company that specializes in textile innovation and development, has acquired True Textiles Inc., a leading textile mill that provides high performance fabrics to a variety of markets. The acquisition includes all of the True Textiles business units—True, Guilford of Maine and Teknit—and as a result, Duvaltex becomes the...

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J. Ennis Fabrics announces head office move

March 15th, 2016

J. Ennis Fabrics Ltd., an Edmonton, Canada-based fabrics and supplies distributor servicing the decorative, contract and specialty markets around the globe, has signed an agreement to sell the Edmonton head office building to the Jerry Forbes Centre for Community Spirit—a non-profit center for over 20 Edmonton charities. A search is currently underway in Edmonton to...

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Institut de Soudure Group strengthens position on the composite market

March 14th, 2016

A signed agreement between Villepinte, France-based Institut de Soudure Group and Saint-Avold, France-based PPE (Pôle de Plasturgie de l’Est) has strengthened the position of Institut de Soudure Group on the composite market. The agreement will allow the Institut de Soudure Group to extend its activities, mainly focused on metal materials, to composite materials. By integrating...

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Nike’s Flyknit to use only recycled polyester

March 11th, 2016

Nike has announced that all core yarn for its Flyknit styles will be made from recycled polyester. Since the design’s launch four years ago, the knitted manufacturing technique has prevented 3.5 million pounds of waste and has diverted 182 million plastic bottles from landfill. The design has been in development for more than 10 years...

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Nike’s Flyknit to use only recycled polyester

March 11th, 2016

Nike has announced that all core yarn for its Flyknit styles will be made from recycled polyester. Since the design’s launch four years ago, the knitted manufacturing technique has prevented 3.5 million pounds of waste and has diverted 182 million plastic bottles from landfill. The design has been in development for more than 10 years...

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