NAM announces vaccine project

February 4th, 2021

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and The Manufacturing Institute are launching the “This Is Our Shot” project, an initiative to educate the manufacturing community, affected families and their communities about the COVID-19 vaccine. The project is live at NAM.org/ThisIsOurShot, where NMMA members can access the latest resources, webinars and a public service announcement on […]

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ASCE recognizes outstanding projects and leaders, and outstanding civil engineering achievements

February 4th, 2021

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced its 2021 recipients of the society’s Outstanding Projects and Leadership (OPAL) awards, which recognize lifetime achievement in each of five categories: construction, design, education, government and management. These individuals have furthered the civil engineering profession and improved local communities by contributing to thriving local economies and superb […]

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Soft furnishings for aircrafts successfully tested against SARS-CoV-2

February 3rd, 2021

MGR Foamtex Ltd., world-leader in the design, development and manufacture of advanced passenger upholstery systems for premium cabin seating, has announced that its advanced antimicrobial MGRSafeWall™ product protection system has been successfully tested against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, using Addmaster Biomaster antimicrobial technology. “The aircraft and airline industries are actively working to adapt […]

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MFA welcomes new board members

February 3rd, 2021

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) announces the following changes to the MFA Board: New Directors serving their first three‐year term: Kerri Ames, Yachtsman’s CanvasMike Charlton, Charlton's Marine CanvasMike Hendrix, Keyston Bros Former Directors who have completed their terms and are no longer on the MFA Board: Buddy Sliva, Herculite Products Inc.Brooke Kahn, Keyston BrosRob Kotowski, […]

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Archroma and CleanKore partner to promote sustainable indigo dyeing

February 2nd, 2021

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with technology innovator CleanKore, aiming to advance sustainable dyeing processes throughout the denim supply chain. The agreement will allow Archroma and CleanKore to promote the benefits of each other’s technologies. This includes Archroma’s robust catalog of dyes and specialty chemicals […]

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AATCC Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

February 2nd, 2021

According to a press release, the AATCC Foundation Inc. is now accepting scholarship applications for undergraduate students in textile-related programs at colleges and universities across the country. Students can apply for multiple scholarships through a single online application form. The deadline to receive applications is March 31, 2021. Scholarships available include: The Charles E. Gavin […]

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CETCO’s new RESISTEX Universal GCL Series unveiled

February 2nd, 2021

As a new class of polymer-modified geosynthetic clay liners (GCL) that will be added to CETCO’s existing RESISTEX GCL family, the RESISTEX Universal GCL series performs well against calcium chloride (CaCl2). CETCO can now offer customers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to address a wide spectrum of leachates. Designed to withstand medium- to high-strength leachates, […]

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MFA Virtual Series kicks off with awards, networking and survival lessons

February 2nd, 2021

The first session of the three-part Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Virtual Series took place Jan. 28 with more than 70 attendees from around the U.S. as well as international visitors from Australia, England and other countries. Discussion topics included an Emergency Preparedness Panel Discussion with Rob Kotwoski, Lake Shore Boat Top Co., Ron Paratore, Trivantage […]

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Women in Textiles Summit going virtual

February 1st, 2021

Due to continuing concerns regarding the coronavirus and feedback from conference participants, IFAI has decided to transform the Women in Textiles Summit into a virtual event taking place the afternoon of Thursday, March 4, and the morning of Friday, March 5. The timing will mimic an in-person show, immersing attendees for several hours, allowing time […]

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