Ultraflex Systems launches Signetics™ magnetic receptive media

June 30th

Ultraflex Systems’ Signetics™ for magnetic receptive media offers easy on-site installation, no-edge chipping and high durability. Materials are engineered with an optimized face-film for ink adhesion and offer a neutral white point. Potential applications include wall graphics, menu boards, interior design decoration and fixture graphics. Signetics Select is offered in three sizes and has a...

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Ultraflex Systems launches Signetics™ magnetic receptive media

June 30th

Ultraflex Systems’ Signetics™ for magnetic receptive media offers easy on-site installation, no-edge chipping and high durability. Materials are engineered with an optimized face-film for ink adhesion and offer a neutral white point. Potential applications include wall graphics, menu boards, interior design decoration and fixture graphics. Signetics Select is offered in three sizes and has a...

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Coated fabric demand increases

June 29th

Demand for coated fabrics in the U.S. is forecast to increase 2.1 percent per year to 650 million square yards in 2020. Coated fabric usage is highly dependent on the production of end products and the level of competition from alternative materials such as leather, plastic and uncoated fabrics. These trends are presented in “Coated...

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Coated fabric demand increases

June 29th

Demand for coated fabrics in the U.S. is forecast to increase 2.1 percent per year to 650 million square yards in 2020. Coated fabric usage is highly dependent on the production of end products and the level of competition from alternative materials such as leather, plastic and uncoated fabrics. These trends are presented in “Coated...

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Projects and prototypes

June 29th

Solar Cloth Company and Base Structures recently merged and will focus on the deployment of solar carports in the U.K. Photo: Solar Cloth Co. Industry breakthroughs are proving the viability of photovoltaic fabrics. The University of Wisconsin–Madison may not be the first research institution you would think of for solar textiles research, but a relatively...

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Color connections

June 29th

Colorlink is A&E’s first mobile app with a focus on thread color. It connects teams across design and production channels, offers an array of digital color choices and provides more control of thread color selection from design inception to the manufacturing floor. Colorlink also supports a companion device called COLORCATCH NANO, a hand-held tool that...

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Bright simplicity

June 29th

The Sunbrella® 2016 Upholstery Collection emphasizes design simplicity with bright colors and natural-inspired neutrals. The collection includes: Stripes (classic stripe patterns in bold colors), Wisteria (delicate shifts in color and texture), Regatta (seaside feel), Mist (textural neutrals), Emerald (modern and classy), Meridian (subtly textured solid) and Cast (heathered yarns in eight muted colors). The 2016...

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‘Batman v Superman’ premier tent is blockbuster

June 29th

High-profile, large-scale events are Everything Entertainment’s forte. In 2015, the company put together a quarter mile of tenting for the September 24 visit of Pope Francis and the United Nations General Assembly meeting, both in the same week. Photo: Everything Entertainment. Everything Entertainment, an event-production company based in Staten Island, N.Y., routinely provides services for...

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Fast forward for footwear

June 29th

The Alexander Taylor Studio first partnered with adidas in 2008 on a project to create something totally new in the athletic shoe industry—and to be ready to unveil it by the 2012 Olympic Games. PrimeKnit, a technology to produce knitted footwear, was a rousing success; adidas looks for a similar response to Tailored Fibre technology....

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Foundations built to last

June 29th

A pioneer in the flooring trade, NC Carpet Binding & Equipment manufactures carpet equipment, offers 1,200 USA-made edgings and provides 24-hour repair service. Photo: NC Carpet Binding & Equipment Corp. Mal Maher is the CEO of NC Carpet Binding & Equipment Corp., a Newark, N.J.-based company that manufactures machinery and offers supplies for the flooring...

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