Jones Family of Companies strengthens teams

December 21st, 2020

During a year that has been challenging for all businesses, Jones Family of Companies has continued to thrive and progress. Along with the recent acquisition of Rontex America and the opening of a new office in Richmond, Va., Jones is improving its operations and human resources teams across all facilities by bringing on more highly […]

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Glen Raven Custom Fabrics announces multiphase expansion plan

December 21st, 2020

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, Burlington, N.C., has announced the latest milestones in a multiphase global expansion plan, representing a $65 million investment to create additional capacity and support sustainability initiatives, according to a company press release. The first phase, initiated at the end of 2019, includes new and upgraded equipment to support the continuing growth […]

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Palm Beach Mask to donate 100,000 disposable facemasks

December 21st, 2020

Palm Beach Mask, a Riviera Beach, Fla.-based manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE), will donate 100,000 disposable facemasks to government offices, medical organizations, first responders and non-profit groups across Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast this holiday season. The company was created as a spin-off of Canvas Designers, a Riviera Beach custom marine canvas […]

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Seaman Corporation and V Technical Textiles partner on innovation

December 20th, 2020

Seaman Corporation and V Technical Textiles (VTT) have announced an innovative product partnership born from the focus of both companies to successfully drive groundbreaking new technology and applications. A new, highly durable RF-shielded solution will offer an advanced line of ruggedized coatings available for industrial and commercial needs. “In keeping with our mission of continued […]

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Kelheim Fibres nominated for award

December 17th, 2020

Kelheim Fibres has been named as one of the finalists for the “Cellulose Fibre Innovation of the Year 2021” award to be presented at the 2nd International Conference on Cellulose Fibres. With its plant-based and biodegradable fibers, the Germany-based viscose specialty fibers manufacturer presents a significant contribution to a plastic-free future for AHP (absorbent hygiene […]

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Register for the TRD Virtual Summit

December 17th, 2020

Registration is open for IFAI’s Tent Rental Division (TRD) Virtual Summit. The multi-day virtual event will take place January 19–21, 2021, and will include dynamic education, product demos and networking opportunities. Each day of the summit will feature the following themes: Day 1: The Pandemic; How has the last 9 months effected the Tent Industry Day […]

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Pantone reveals Color of the Year selection for 2021

December 17th, 2020

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, has announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, as the Pantone® Color of the Year selection for 2021, two independent colors that come together to create an aspirational color pairing, conjoining deeper feelings of […]

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Methods to properly evaluate subgrade strength

December 17th, 2020

by Nathan Young, P.E. Accurately evaluating subgrade strength is critical for almost any job site. The strength may be acceptable in a few areas; however, assuming that same strength spans the entire site can prove to be very costly if that assumption is wrong. Fortunately, a few test methods exist to quickly gather the required data […]

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Lost Paddle Media acquires four outdoor rec shows

December 17th, 2020

Unrelated to the pandemic, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) formally announced an agreement to transfer ownership of the Kansas City Boat & Sportshow, Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo, World Fishing & Outdoor Expo and Saltwater Fishing Expo to Sportshows LLC, a division of Lost Paddle Media. Lost Paddle is an experiential media company […]

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Kraig Biocraft Laboratories secures bridge funding

December 16th, 2020

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. has secured $950,000 in bridge financing and simultaneously filed with the SEC to become a mandatory, fully reporting company. The company recently filed a Form 8-A to become a fully reporting issuer. “While being a voluntary filer, Kraig has been committed to meeting all SEC filing and reporting standards. Our election […]

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