Spoolex Group acquires RSPI

July 27th, 2016

Spoolex Group, a Roche la Moliere, France-based producer of slitting, rewinding/spooling and ultrasonic splicing technologies, has acquired RSPI, a French specialist in tailored handling and packaging solutions. The partnership will help customers increase productivity and safety while providing innovative solutions for slitter-rewinders, spooling lines, ultrasonic cutting and welding, and technical low-inertia rollers. The acquisition strengthens Spoolex Group’s market position...

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National Safety Apparel® acquires DRIFIRE®

July 26th, 2016

National Safety Apparel®, Cleveland, Ohio, has acquired DRIFIRE® from Optimer Brands, Chicago, Ill. DRIFIRE advanced performance safety apparel was born on the battlefield to protect military personnel; the DRIFIRE line of products is utilized in a variety of industries, including power generation, petrochemicals and IndyCar racing. The acquisition increases National Safety Apparel’s portfolio of flame-resistant brands and adds another...

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National Safety Apparel® acquires DRIFIRE®

July 26th, 2016

National Safety Apparel®, Cleveland, Ohio, has acquired DRIFIRE® from Optimer Brands, Chicago, Ill. DRIFIRE advanced performance safety apparel was born on the battlefield to protect military personnel; the DRIFIRE line of products is utilized in a variety of industries, including power generation, petrochemicals and IndyCar racing. The acquisition increases National Safety Apparel’s portfolio of flame-resistant brands and adds another...

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Mogul recognized for entrepreneurial achievement

July 25th, 2016

Mogul Nonwovens, an international company headquartered in Gaziantep, Turkey, was recognized for “Entrepreneur Achievement” at the IDEA 2016 conference in Boston. It was the second win for the company in this category. Each year, IDEA recognizes companies and products in the nonwovens industry that exhibit market leadership and create innovative products. Recent and significant investments in new and higher...

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Mogul recognized for entrepreneurial achievement

July 25th, 2016

Mogul Nonwovens, an international company headquartered in Gaziantep, Turkey, was recognized for “Entrepreneur Achievement” at the IDEA 2016 conference in Boston. It was the second win for the company in this category. Each year, IDEA recognizes companies and products in the nonwovens industry that exhibit market leadership and create innovative products. Recent and significant investments in new and higher...

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Marlen Textiles adds distributors

July 22nd, 2016

Marlen Textiles, a New Haven, Mo., manufacturer of outdoor textiles, has announced that Covin Sales, Huntington Park, Calif., and Sailrite, Columbia City, Ind., will be full-line distributors of their products. Stock of most products in the two states are available now, with the intention that all products and colors will be in the two companies’ local warehouses soon....

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Marlen Textiles adds distributors

July 22nd, 2016

Marlen Textiles, a New Haven, Mo., manufacturer of outdoor textiles, has announced that Covin Sales, Huntington Park, Calif., and Sailrite, Columbia City, Ind., will be full-line distributors of their products. Stock of most products in the two states are available now, with the intention that all products and colors will be in the two companies’ local warehouses soon....

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Kohler Awning expands

July 21st, 2016

Kohler Awning is building a 12,000-square- foot addition to its 38,000-square- foot Cheektowaga, N.Y., facility. The expansion will provide the residential and commercial fabric awning manufacturer with more space for production, welding and storage. It will also result in the hire of an additional fabric installer. Currently, Kohler has 53 employees. Erie County Industrial Development Agency approved over $107,000...

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Kohler Awning expands

July 21st, 2016

Kohler Awning is building a 12,000-square- foot addition to its 38,000-square- foot Cheektowaga, N.Y., facility. The expansion will provide the residential and commercial fabric awning manufacturer with more space for production, welding and storage. It will also result in the hire of an additional fabric installer. Currently, Kohler has 53 employees. Erie County Industrial Development Agency approved over $107,000...

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Adding lighting to outdoor attractions

July 21st, 2016

For a community event in Los Angeles called “Dark Nights,” AirDD used its Hi-Light™ fixtures to create an illuminated forest of wick-shaped designs in a variety of bright colors. Not only did it draw crowds, according to company founder Doron Gazit, but visitors snapped pictures of themselves and promoted the event on social media. Photo:...

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