Signature Systems Group celebrates its 20th anniversary

March 8th, 2018

Signature Systems Group, supplier of high performance composite matting and specialty flooring systems, is celebrating 20 years of growth and innovation. The company started in 1998 as a small office in Manhattan, N.Y., with SportPanel® and Signature Fencing, which made its mark as quality manufactured modular fencing panels. Five years later, Signature added EventDeck® portable […]

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VF Corp. partners with NC State

March 5th, 2018

VF Corporation and North Carolina State University have entered into a strategic partnership that will support student development at the school and advance apparel and textiles innovation within VF Corp. The shared expertise in research and consumer insights from this collaboration is expected to stimulate apparel innovation and develop leaders for the company. The multi-year […]

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AASHTO releases video of keynote address on infrastructure by Secretary of Transportation Chao

March 2nd, 2018

On Feb. 28, 2018, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) released the keynote address on YouTube of U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao delivering the keynote luncheon address at the AASHTO annual Washington Briefing. Chao delivered the keynote address February 28. Chao discusses the Trump administration’s infrastructure proposal. The video […]

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ANDRITZ to build new production line for geotextiles for Manifattura Fontana/Sioen

March 2nd, 2018

On March 1, 2018, ANDRITZ Group of Graz, Austria, announced it will build a neXline needlepunch eXcelle line for the production of geotextiles for Manifattura Fontana of Valstagna, Italy, part of the Belgian technical textile company Sioen Industries. Start-up of the line is scheduled for October 2018. The scope of supply includes all of the […]

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Think Big expands high resolution capabilities

March 2nd, 2018

Think Big Digital Printing has expanded its production capabilities for reproducing large custom images commonly used by interior designers, architects, advertisers and artists. The company’s super-wide HP digital production equipment offers improved capability of image clarity and quality. Capable of 1200 dpi quality, the new system produces crisp digital output on a wide range of […]

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Your geo technical questions answered on the GMA Techline

March 1st, 2018

Looking for answers to your geosynthetics technical questions? Contact the Geosynthetics Materials Association (GMA) Techline for thorough answers to the most detailed questions. Everything from measuring puncture resistance to the chemical effects of fracking flowback on HDPE geomembranes has been addressed by the GMA Techline. Dr. Robert M. Koerner and Dr. George Koerner of the […]

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Gerber produces costume replicas for “The Greatest Showman”

March 1st, 2018

Telling the story of the “greatest showman on earth” requires exceptional sets and designs to convey the drama and excitement of P.T. Barnum and the birth of show business. For the film “The Greatest Showman,” 20th Century Fox wanted 50 sets of replicas of the costumes needed for every scene, which included elaborate performances. To […]

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David Murray at Fiesta Tents goes for the gold

March 1st, 2018

Running a business is hard work. There’s always a time when you’ve got to change the way you’re doing things,” says David Murray, founder and president of Fiesta Tents Ltd. in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada. “Every year you have to review your business—you have to review and correct.” The inspiration for starting a business came in […]

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