At the intersection of textiles & technology

May 1st, 2016

Photos by Colin M. Lenton Photography Qaizar Hassonjee mines market opportunities and forms partnerships to bring smart fabrics to market. “The intersection of textiles and technology is a huge untapped opportunity for the textile industry,” says Qaizar Hassonjee, senior director, business development and partnerships, for adidas Digital Sports. “Market segments such as hospitality, health care...

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Finding shelter in fabric

May 1st, 2016

Military shelters from Alaska Structures® are able to provide solutions for rapid deployment operations, warehousing and storage facilities and machinery or automotive worksites. Photos: Alaska Structures. Alaska Structures® Inc. recently completed a contract for 365 new and improved U.S. Air Force Medium Shelter Systems. The United States Air Force (USAF) is no slouch when it...

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Going social

May 1st, 2016

Gain an edge over competitors by learning to navigate the sea of social media marketing. The ways in which social media is utilized for business are nearly limitless, but it is especially valuable for building brand equity, highlighting company culture, enhancing public relations efforts, complementing customer service, augmenting business development, developing customer relationships and strengthening...

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Designed for drama

May 1st, 2016

Designed by Zbigniew Abrahamowicz and opened in 1976, the Szczecin Summer Theatre is being updated with a fabric-paneled roof that maximizes acoustics. Photos: Flanagan Lawrence. Szczecin is a charming city situated in the northwest corner of Poland, near the Baltic Sea. The city was looking to update its 1976-era summer theater, a popular spot for...

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