Iosso receives sustainability award

December 19th, 2016

Iosso Products, Elk Grove, Ill., received an award for Excellence in Sustainability at the Elk Grove Manufacturers Expo held on Oct. 10, 2016. The award acknowledged Iosso’s bio-based formulas that are alternatives to petroleum-based products. They not only are healthier for workers and the environment, but they also create jobs in rural communities and reduce...

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Teijin plans expansion in U.S.

December 16th, 2016

Teijin Limited, Tokyo, Japan, has purchased approximately 440 acres of commercial land in Greenwood, S.C., for a highly efficient carbon fiber production site. The new plant will meet diversified demands in automotive and aircraft applications and create some 220 jobs. With this investment, Teijin will accelerate its global expansion in integrated high-performance material businesses by...

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NMMA, Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable Detail Access Needs for Trump Team

December 15th, 2016

The new Outdoor Recreational Industry Roundtable has released its second white paper, shared with the Trump transition team outlining the necessary expanded access to public lands and waters in order to grow and diversify outdoor recreation in the U.S. Some of the key asks in the access white paper include: commit to granting access for diverse recreation activities...

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Gore opens fabrics testing facility

December 15th, 2016

L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Elkton, Md., has opened the Biophysics and Heat and Flame Protection Labs, a state-of-the-art fabric testing facility. There, Gore engineers will be able to measure the properties of component materials, Gore laminates and fully constructed garments and footwear in new, expanded and relevant conditions. The facility will enable Gore to...

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Love Your Melon donates to fight cancer

December 14th, 2016

Love Your Melon, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based apparel brand that makes an impact in the lives of children battling cancer, is donating $414,095 from its Cyber Monday sales to fight pediatric cancer. Leveraging digitally driven promotional and sales platforms, the company experienced the most successful day in its history. Love Your Melon is an apparel brand...

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Aggreko beats the heat and keeps it cool for Moody Garden’s ICE LAND

December 13th, 2016

When two million tons of ice arrived in October to help build Moody Gardens’ ICE LAND: A Caribbean Christmas, Aggreko’s team of technicians were on hand to keep it frozen for the holiday destination held in one of the southern United States’ warmest climates. Maintaining a temperature below freezing is critical to the success of...

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New textile and fiber science books

December 13th, 2016

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health and technology professionals, has published four new books in the areas of textiles and fiber science. The titles include Performance Testing of Textiles: Methods, Technology and Applications, edited by Lijing Wang; “Activated Carbon Fiber and Textiles,” edited by Jonathan Chen; “Structure...

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Displays Unlimited is now PRX Exposition Services

December 13th, 2016

PRX is the culmination of years of service to the tradeshow industry under the Displays Unlimited brand combined with a new level of capabilities. PRX is focused on building a new brand throughout the southeast region to elevate the business into a top tier exposition company. Operating as a division of Party Reflections, Inc., PRX...

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Plenary speakers announced for Geotechnical Frontiers 2017

December 12th, 2016

Roseville, MN – Five plenary speakers will take part in Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, the industry’s largest event, scheduled for March 12-15, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. Speaker names were announced Wednesday. “We feel our lecturers are an outstanding group who will provide insight, inspiration and education for our attendees,” said Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 Secretary General Barbara...

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Gains for equipment rental industry

December 12th, 2016

A five-year forecast for the equipment rental industry released by the American Rental Association (ARA) remains positive. ARA projects equipment rental revenue to reach $55.5 billion in the U.S. in 2020. Numbers in the forecast reflect recent changes in the marketplace as the forecast calls for industry revenue to increase by 4.3 percent in 2016...

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