TMI introduces new senior marketing manager

May 5th, 2016

TMI International LLC, provider of flexible PVC products for managing industrial and commercial environments, has appointed David Schneider to the position of senior marketing manager. Schneider will provide strategic planning and leadership to the marketing team in support of TMI’s core business, as well as initiatives in new product development, e-commerce and expanded dealer support. […]

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Silicone Edge Graphics webinar set for June 2

May 4th, 2016

As an IFAI member-exclusive benefit, the Fabrics Graphics Association will host a Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG) webinar on Thursday, June 2 at 10 a.m. CDT. The one hour webinar will provide an overview of the types of applications, intricacies and equipment used in SEGs. By attending you will: • Learn how SEGs are used in […]

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Silicone Edge Graphics webinar set for June 2

May 4th, 2016

As an IFAI member-exclusive benefit, the Fabrics Graphics Association will host a Silicone Edge Graphics (SEG) webinar on Thursday, June 2 at 10 a.m. CDT. The one hour webinar will provide an overview of the types of applications, intricacies and equipment used in SEGs. By attending you will: • Learn how SEGs are used in […]

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Q-Lab launches new Q-PANEL CX corrosion coupons

May 3rd, 2016

Q-Lab Corporation, a global provider of material durability testing products, has launched new Q-PANEL CX corrosion coupons, also known as mass loss coupons. Corrosion coupons are standardized steel panels used as reference specimens in corrosion testing. They serve as independent test monitoring devices and help to verify the rate of corrosion in corrosion chambers. Q-PANEL […]

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Q-Lab launches new Q-PANEL CX corrosion coupons

May 3rd, 2016

Q-Lab Corporation, a global provider of material durability testing products, has launched new Q-PANEL CX corrosion coupons, also known as mass loss coupons. Corrosion coupons are standardized steel panels used as reference specimens in corrosion testing. They serve as independent test monitoring devices and help to verify the rate of corrosion in corrosion chambers. Q-PANEL […]

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Teijin Frontier establishes subsidiary in the Americas

May 2nd, 2016

Teijin Group’s fiber-products converting company, Teijin Frontier Co., has established Teijin Frontier Mexico S.A. de C.V. in Mexico City as its automotive material subsidiary in the Americas. Sales and marketing activities are scheduled to begin in July 2016. The company plans to manufacture and sell materials for auto manufacturing and serve as headquarters for the […]

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Leading the third generation

May 1st, 2016

Ryan Chism, estimator and project manager at The Chism Company Inc., San Antonio, Texas, is the third generation working in a family-owned and managed company. Founded in 1951, the company has grown from a small home improvement business to a recognized industry leader in fabric and metal shade and protective solutions. Here, Chism shares his […]

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Let there be (flexible) light

May 1st, 2016

As efficiencies continue to improve, more applications are found for flexible photovoltaics. For a long time, it was common knowledge that thin film and flexible photovoltaics (PV) were not practical because of their lower efficiencies compared with more traditional glass-encased PV. That is no longer the case. Efficiencies are now comparable (approaching or exceeding 20 […]

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An intelligent ecosystem

May 1st, 2016

Last Friday (April 22), I’d meant to wear my original “Earth Day” button, purchased in 1970 as a callow youth in Morris, Minn.; but as a jaded professional in Minneapolis, Minn., I remembered to grab earrings but left the button sitting next to one that says “CTHULHU FOR PRESIDENT: If you’re tired of voting for […]

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Futuristic fabrics

May 1st, 2016

Today's smart fabric products, with embedded or woven technological components, are resonating with consumers, and the market is responding. Woven, nonwoven and knitted textiles are the foundation of the fabrics that make up our daily existence, from the clothes we wear to the upholstered chairs we sit on. They’re also the building blocks of the […]

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