AATCC releases 2018 Technical Manual

February 8th, 2018

The latest addition of the “AATCC Technical Manual” is now available. It includes new test methods, as well as revisions and updates of existing methods and evaluation procedures for textiles. Two of the new test methods include one for seam twist in garments before and after home laundering and a hydrostatic pressure test using a […]

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Aussies share expertise at 2018 MFA conference

February 7th, 2018

The 2018 MFA conference in Savannah, Ga., Jan. 25-27 included Australian guests who presented educational sessions on a variety of upholstery and patterning techniques. Presenters David Elliott, David’s Custom Trimmers Pty Ltd.; Neil Hancock, Aussie Boat Covers; and Shane Beashel, SB Marine Trimming, encouraged participants to create unique products and to also add value and […]

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Rose Brand wins award for Nebula™ Net

February 7th, 2018

Rose Brand, Secaucus, N.J., won the award for best debuting product at this year’s LDI show in Las Vegas for the Nebula™ Net, a see-through floating projection surface that is virtually undetectable to the audience. The new 26-foot Darknet projection fabric made its debut at the Rose Brand LDI booth at the Las Vegas Convention […]

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Strata constructing state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in India

February 6th, 2018

Strata Geosystems announced it had started construction on a new manufacturing facility in the state of Gujarat, India, north of Mumbai, that the company said is aimed at meeting the global demand for geotechnical products. The plant is schedule to open in the second quarter of 2018. Strata said it is designing the 100-Crore ($15-million) […]

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Call for product submissions for Marine Fabricator Premiere Product Showcase 2018

February 6th, 2018

Marine Fabricator magazine will present a Premier Product Showcase in the May/June issue. This is a great opportunity to give readers a look at quality fabrics, film, foam, hardware, findings, equipment and tools that can help potential customers do their jobs better. We’ll share the information, in print and online, with thousands of readers interested […]

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Baldwin acquires QuadTech

February 6th, 2018

Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a St. Louis, Mo.-based leader in process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging, textile and corrugated industries, has acquired QuadTech Inc., from its parent company, Quad/Graphics. With this acquisition, Baldwin adds QuadTech’s technology and strategic locations across the Americas, Europe, China, Japan and India. QuadTech, Sussex, Wisc., is […]

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Makers Division Webinar 2 of 5: Prototypes and Timing–Setting A Realistic Timeline with Clients

February 5th, 2018

Discover the eight phases of setting a realistic timeline for prototype development including design inputs, engineering, proposals, validation and more. Prevent surprises in the manufacturing process with key information to assess and determine before you establish a timeline for clients or for yourself. Presenter: Chad Miller, director of contract manufacturing, American National Manufacturing Inc. IFAI […]

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Brückner awarded Algerian mega-mill contract

February 5th, 2018

Brückner Textile Technologies has been awarded the contract for the supply, installation and commissioning of machines for dry finishing at a new mill in Algeria. An article in Knitting Industry says the joint venture between state-owned Algerian companies Groupe C&H, TEXALG, and SNTA and the Turkish Tay Group will result in one of the biggest […]

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Brunel named VP at Lectra

February 3rd, 2018

Nathalie Brunel has been appointed vice president of sales, fashion and apparel at Lectra, a Paris, France-based leader in integrated technology solutions. Brunel will support Lectra’s subsidiaries as they conduct the group’s new strategy that integrates product lifecycle management and the cutting room of the future. Brunel has more than 20 years of experience in […]

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HUESKER’s Zerhouni discusses geosynthetic asphalt reinforcement in video

February 2nd, 2018

HUESKER has released a video of Mourad Zerhouni, Dipl.-Ing., who is based in Gescher, Germany, providing an introduction to the functions of geosynthetic asphalt reinforcement. Society’s growing mobility and rapidly aging road networks are currently challenging the road construction sector with ever greater and more cost-intensive options, HUESKER said. Engineers and project managers need to […]

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