Covestro shows further advances in sustainable PU

November 8th, 2016

German-based Covestro, a producer of advanced polymers and high-performance plastics, announced a series of breakthroughs in its INSQIN® waterborne polyurethane (PU) technology and Impranil® polyurethane dispersion products. The advancements are set to further enhance the applicability of waterborne PU as a sustainable technology in the textile industry. INSQIN® base is a new technology that enables PU base, […]

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Losberger US welcomes new southern region sales representative

November 7th, 2016

Losberger US, the Frederick, Md.-based tent and hall manufacturer, welcomed Mike Morse as its new southern region sales representative. Morse will be responsible for developing new accounts, making sales and providing customer service. The states he will cover are Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Prior to joining Losberger US, Morse was the […]

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 Registration is open for the 2017 Marine Fabricators Conference

November 4th, 2016

Registration is now open for the 2017 Marine Fabricators Conference, Jan. 19–21 at the Jacksonville Marriott Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. Join fellow marine fabricators for three days of education, networking, fun and and business building. You won’t want to miss out on the conference’s nine educational seminars. These seminars are devoted to helping your business grow […]

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Advisory council applicants sought for eight marine sanctuaries

November 4th, 2016

Advisory council applicants are being sought for eight National Marine Sanctuaries which are oversaw by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office. These community-based groups guide management decisions and community relations for each sanctuary site. Candidates are selected based on expertise and experience. Applications are being accepted through Wednesday, November 30. More information is […]

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Retractableawnings.com announces new Awning Advisor Tool

November 3rd, 2016

Retractableawnings.com has developed Awning Advisor, a new tool that asks a series of simple questions to help narrow down awning choices. Awning Advisor gives you a chance to really think through the criteria that are most important to you or your client so you can make the best choice. It is available 24/7/365.

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Eastman launches Avra Peformance Fibers

November 2nd, 2016

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Eastman, a global specialty chemical company, announced the launch of Avra™ Performance Fibers. Avra™ is a family of performance fibers enabled by a proprietary spinning technology. The first product enables a revolutionary ribbon-shaped synthetic fiber with a combination of shape and size never before seen. The performance benefits include exceptional moisture […]

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The Hohenstein Group welcomes John Frazier

November 1st, 2016

The Hohenstein Group announced John Frazier has signed on with Hohenstein Institute America as senior technical director. He will support footwear and apparel across North America in the implementation of green chemistry, textile and materials research, and innovation. Prior to joining Hohenstein, Frazier served as senior director of chemistry for Nike. At Hohenstein, in addition […]

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