Brown and Manning call for Biden to prioritize American manufacturers and bolster domestic PPE

January 29th, 2021

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and U.S. Representative Kathy Manning (D-NC) wrote to President Biden calling on the Administration to prioritize purchasing fully made in America Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), according to Textile World in a January 24 article.  The lawmakers outline four steps the Administration can take now to ensure our frontline workers have products needed […]

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Industry and union coalition outlines PPE recommendations to Biden and Congress

January 29th, 2021

 A broad coalition of industry organizations and labor unions, representing a broad spectrum of manufacturers and workers who stepped up to make essential PPE and other products throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, sent a letter today to President Biden and congressional leaders outlining recommendations on specific policy initiatives that must be adopted to re-establish a permanent […]

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IFAI Expo 2021 Opens Call for Presentations

January 29th, 2021

IFAI Expo 2021, the premier industrial, specialty and advanced textiles event in the U.S., is looking for presentation topic ideas and interested speakers to present at the show on Nov. 2–4, and the Advanced Textiles Conference on Nov. 1, 2021 in Nashville, TN USA. This is a great opportunity for anyone in the in the industry to share educational content […]

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ASCE Structural Engineering Institute announces joint virtual CASE, NCSEA and SEI town hall event

January 29th, 2021

Structural engineering leaders will discuss new joint vision where structural engineers are widely recognized as making key contributions to the advancement of society on a national and global scale.    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) announces the Joint Virtual Coalition of American Structural Engineers (CASE), National Council of Structural Engineers […]

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AATCC announces call for award and leadership nominations

January 28th, 2021

AATCC is now accepting nominations for recognition of excellence in the textile industry through March 31, 2021. Nomination forms for all awards are available online at www.aatcc.org/about/awards. Anyone may nominate a deserving colleague or themselves for the following awards: Olney Medal Established in honor of Louis Atwell Olney, the founder and first president of AATCC, […]

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TRD Virtual Summit brings industry together in a new way

January 28th, 2021

Members of the tent and event rental industry connected online Jan. 19–21, 2021, for a three-day virtual summit that offered dynamic education, networking and the annual Tent Rental Division (TRD) business meeting. The summit was held live on the virtual platform, Remo, where attendees were able to experience face-to-face engagement opportunities and interact with vendors. “The […]

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Wholesale boat shipments ease in November

January 28th, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) reports new boat manufacturing activity in November was up 3 percent year over year, and down 18 percent compared to October on a seasonally-adjusted basis, according to the November Monthly Shipment Report (MSR). While wholesale boat shipments slowed in November, this was primarily driven by a pullback in shipments […]

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USACE releases work plan for fiscal 2021

January 27th, 2021

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021. On December 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116-260, of which Division D is the Energy and Water […]

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Canwil Textiles expands operations

January 27th, 2021

Canwil Textiles Inc. is expanding operations by adding additional warehouse and light manufacturing space in Auburn, Ga., to accommodate the demands of its customers. The new office, which includes a 20,000 square foot warehouse, will be the company’s second office. Products and services from the facility will cater to contract manufacturers and makers by using […]

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Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021 releases full schedule

January 27th, 2021

The full schedule is now available for Geosynthetics Virtual Conference 2021; view it now on the event website, www.GeosyntheticsConference.com. Now is the time to register for the show and plan out your experience. You can purchase a Full Registration and experience all of the features of the show or you can choose a Trade Show […]

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