Vertilux producing face mask kits: sewers needed!

March 31st, 2020

Vertilux, headquartered in Miami, Fla, is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of fabrics, components and automated solutions for the window covering industry. Recently, the company decided to join the fight against COVID-19 and start producing face masks kits for other people and organizations who have the capabilities to sew them in large quantities. […]

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Gerber announces industry-wide PPE resource website – including patterns

March 31st, 2020

Industrial Fabrics Association International member company, Gerber Technology, has provided the following website to the industry to aid in the production of PPE products. For more information, visit https://gerbertechnology.com/covid19  

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Geosynthetics Conference 2021 Call for Proposals and Abstracts Now Open

March 31st, 2020

ROSEVILLE, MN – Proposals and abstracts are now being accepted for Geosynthetics Conference 2021. Submissions include short course, workshop, training lecture, technical session and panel discussion proposals, as well as abstract submissions for technical papers of all types. Submissions will be accepted through May 1, 2020.  The 2021 Geosynthetics Conference takes place Feb. 21–24, 2021 in Kansas […]

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan webinar set April 3

March 31st, 2020

Learn about the Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan for organizations financially impacted as a direct result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The free webinar is set April 3, 2020, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon) Eastern Standard Time. Under the National Council of Textile Organizations' (NCTO) coalition of American apparel brands and textile companies […]

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MMI providing critical supply chain services to medical industry

March 31st, 2020

As a global supplier to the diverse textile market, MMI Textiles, headquartered in Westlake, is often called upon for the products and components needed for medical industry professionals. Today that call is greater than ever. “We’re seeing unprecedented demand,” said Amy Bircher, president and founder of MMI Textiles. “Today alone we are sourcing all sorts […]

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Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas postponed until October 2020

March 31st, 2020

Earlier this month, organizers of Techtextil North America and Texprocess Americas announced that the co-located events, initially scheduled for May 12 - 14, 2020 would be postponed to December 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the organizers have announced that the postponement has been rescheduled, and the co-located events will now take place from […]

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Miller Weldmaster welders available for medical products

March 31st, 2020

Miller Weldmaster has T300 Extreme and T600 Extreme welders for near-immediate shipment to help companies with the manufacturing of medical products in demand due to COVID-19. The welders can be used in the production of: Tents and emergency relief sheltersCovers and tarpsMattressesProtective garments by taping over sewn seams& more The best way to reach Miller […]

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How the $2.2 trillion aid package gets funded

March 31st, 2020

Now that President Donald Trump has signed the $2.2 trillion CARE Act in response to COVID-19, questions are being asked about where the stimulus money will come from. CBS news recently talked to a Harvard economist about how the aid package is being generated and what it means for the $23 trillion in debt that […]

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Friday webinar on how federal stimulus package helps boating industry businesses

March 31st, 2020

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) will present a webinar on Friday, April 3, about how the $2 trillion stimulus bill recently signed into law by President Trump will help marine businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to register now. The event will feature presentations from Nicole Vasilaros, senior vice president of government and […]

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Coated fabrics for secondary containment applications

March 30th, 2020

The importance of environmental control In the U.S., dealing with environmentally hazardous liquids calls for conforming to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules, along with state and local requirements for secondary containment and under-dispenser containment. As part of your response plan in the event of a leak, contingencies are required for leak prevention and […]

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