Phifer to debut new additions to GeoBella® line

May 2nd, 2017

Phifer Incorporated will premiere a collection of vibrant, colorful additions to its GeoBella® Indoor/Outdoor High Performance Fabrics line at the ITMA Showtime Market, June 4-7. Made from reclaimed fibers, GeoBella fabrics boast the plush texture and comfort of indoor furniture backed by the stability, strength and durability needed for outdoor cushion applications. These low-maintenance performance […]

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Portable bridge responds to emergencies

May 2nd, 2017

Simeon Ortmüller’s portable bridge may provide crucial minutes to emergency responders who need to access areas cut off from transportation routes. Ortmüller is a young German industrial designer. The bridge, named ACCESS, is anchored to both sides of the moving water. Then the bridge rolls out across the water, led by a flexible floating jetty […]

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California passes law to spend $52.4 billion on infrastructure

May 1st, 2017

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed a package of legislation to improve transportation and create jobs in communities across California. “Safe and smooth roads make California a better place to live and strengthen our economy,” said Governor Brown. “This legislation will put thousands of people to work.’ SB 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act […]

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IFAI EXPO 2017: MEET YOUR MENTOR

May 1st, 2017

Need confidential advice? There’s a new program at IFAI Expo this year: free private counseling sessions with independent industry experts in product development, intellectual property, knitting, smart fabrics, weaving, environmental law, nonwovens, supply chain issues and more. These one-on-one meetings are available to all show participants, both exhibitors and attendees, and are included in any […]

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New York Tent announces hiring of seasoned industry manager

May 1st, 2017

New York Tent announced Patrice Thomas has joined its growing team. Thomas will work to improve and advance internal procedures, as well as help further strengthen client relationships.  Her experience working with countless event planners and designers, along with her relationships with local Fire Marshalls throughout greater New York gives her a unique perspective to […]

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Ehmke Manufacturing Co. Inc. receives Boeing award

May 1st, 2017

Ehmke Manufacturing Co. Inc. has been named 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award Winner. The Philadelphia, Pa.-based company was recognized for its support of the Boeing Defense, Space & Security Division, specifically the Boeing H-47 Chinook and V-22 Osprey programs. Ehmke provides engineering, manufacturing and installation support for the design and fabrication of the acoustical insulation […]

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