Biden administration awards contracts for U.S.-made face masks

March 31st, 2021

The Biden administration has awarded two contracts to National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) members Parkdale Mills and Ferrara Manufacturing Inc., following through on the president’s pledge to procure millions of U.S.-manufactured face masks for community health centers, food pantries and soup kitchens across the country. A third contract is expected to be awarded to a small business […]

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The 2022 Global Waste Management Symposium now accepting abstracts

March 31st, 2021

The Global Waste Management Symposium (GWMS), to be held Feb. 13–16, 2022, in Indian Wells, Calif., is the leading forum for the presentation of applied and fundamental research, case studies, and policy analysis on solid waste and materials management. GWMS invites researchers, engineers, designers, academicians, students, facility owners and operators, regulators and policymakers to participate. GWMS […]

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Ultraflex Systems hires Rex

March 30th, 2021

Ultraflex Systems Inc. has hired Debbie Rex as its North Eastern Territory Sales manager. Rex has years of experience in the graphics and wide format industry selling both consumables and equipment. Her tenure in the wide format industry brings invaluable knowledge and understanding to help guide customers with application-driven solutions.

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Kraig Biocraft secures expansion capital

March 30th, 2021

Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced that it has secured $4 million dollars of expansion capital. The financing significantly strengthens the company’s balance sheet and supports its progress in the commercialization and sale of recombinant spider silk. “This is a major financial milestone for Kraig. For many years we have operated on a shoestring budget, building […]

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IFAI announces new dates for Outlook Conference 2021

March 30th, 2021

IFAI’s Outlook Conference 2021 has been rescheduled to take place Aug. 29–31, 2021, at the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort in Hilton Head, S.C. The conference includes: Essential information, including driving factors and challenges that will define the future growth of the industry.Exclusive insights to power informed decisions that improve organizations and daily lives.Empowered understanding […]

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Presto GeoSystems installs GEOWEB geocells under Tasmanian road

March 30th, 2021

The Huon Valley Council is situated south of Hobart—the southernmost local government council in Australia. Esperance Coast Road, Huon Valley, Tasmania, was showing several signs of deterioration along its length, including deformation, cracks and edge failure. To mitigate this, Huon Valley Council enlisted consultant Pitt and Sherry to undertake pavement investigations, focusing on the section […]

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IBEX plans for in-person event

March 30th, 2021

The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) returns to the Tampa Convention Center Sept. 28-30, 2021. Organizers are planning for a safe in-person event, which will offer attendees access to more than 700+ exhibits in the exhibit halls, outdoor display space and on the IBEX Docks. Registration will open soon. More details to come.

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New Sunbrella upholstery collection

March 29th, 2021

The new Reflections collection is Sunbrella®’s second contract upholstery collection with United Fabrics. Designed to help professionals discover new opportunities for peaceful and functional commercial spaces, it features 30 durable, soft and bleach-cleanable fabrics in tactile textures and coordinating colors that are engineered to hold their vibrant color even in high-traffic settings. Photo: Jason Varney […]

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IGS says geosynthetics make significant contributions toward UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 29th, 2021

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations (UN) are a call to action for countries to unite to improve lives and protect the environment, the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) said. Its remit is bold—from tackling climate change to supporting gender equality, from responsible production to championing peace and justice worldwide. The IGS […]

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Fasnap promotes Grady

March 29th, 2021

Fasnap Corp. has promoted Ryan Grady to national sales manager. Grady joined Fasnap in 2003 and has served key marine textile markets in the southeastern U.S. as well as domestic and international military and textile markets. Having excelled in building customer relationships throughout the Southeast and Midwest, Grady was reassigned to Fasnap's Anaheim, Calif., branch […]

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