New Atlanta Boat Show roles announced

March 26th, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) has announced the promotion of Courtney Erhardt to show manager for the Progressive® Insurance Atlanta Boat Show. Erhardt will also be responsible for exhibit space sales in her new role. Erhardt has worked for the NMMA for 15 years coordinating operations for numerous trade and consumer events—including for the […]

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Layfield Group to distribute Tensar products in Canada

March 25th, 2021

Layfield Group announced an agreement with Tensar International Corp. for Canadian distribution of Tensar geosynthetics products. Tensar is the industry leader in soil stabilization and reinforcement. Over the past three decades, the company has developed products and technologies that have been at the forefront of the geotechnical industry. As a result, you know you can […]

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Teijin Frontier announces new firm

March 25th, 2021

Teijin Frontier Co. Ltd., the Teijin Group’s fibers and products converting company, has established Teijin Frontier India Pvt. Ltd. in Gurugram, India, to conduct sales and trading activities that will further strengthen its global business. Teijin Frontier India will start its operation on April 1. India has the second largest population in the world and […]

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IGS announces Educate the Educators events for 2021

March 25th, 2021

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) announced it had allocated funding in the society’s 2021 budget for Educate the Educators events in the following countries: EgyptSouth AfricaColumbiaChileHondurasVietnamMalaysiaRomaniaItalyGermanyUK While not all events can take place in person, the IGS hopes virtual initiatives will continue to educate, inform and inspire. Alongside this, the recently-formed IGS Foundation (IGSF) continues […]

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Stein Fibers acquires Consolidated Fibers

March 24th, 2021

Stein Fibers Ltd. has acquired Charlotte, N.C.-based Consolidated Fibers. Since 1960, Consolidated Fibers has been a leader in the fiber business specializing in various products for the nonwoven industry. In addition to polyester and viscose fibers, Consolidated Fibers brings a complement of specialty and niche products to Stein’s portfolio. Stein Fibers will retain Bob Kunik, […]

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Sattler hires regional sales manager for shade and marine division

March 24th, 2021

Sattler AG announces the addition of Mike Weunski as regional sales manager, shade and marine division. Weunski comes to Sattler with more than 20 years of experience in the shade and marine industry, most recently as sales and operations manager at Docril Fabrics LLC. In his new role, he will manage key customer relations, with […]

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Marine CEOs remained optimistic in Q4 2020

March 24th, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Q4 2020 Marine CEO Sentiment Report, a quarterly survey to assess the state and needs of U.S. recreational boat, engine and marine accessory manufacturing businesses, shows marine CEO assessments of current conditions and short-term outlooks in Q4 were the most optimistic since the survey’s inception in 2018, following historic […]

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Elsayed joins Geocomp staff

March 24th, 2021

Geocomp announced Assem Elsayed will join the company as vice president and practice area leader for geostructural engineering. Elsayed comes with a wealth of experience within the geotechnical and geostructural engineering field, having spent the last 25 years managing large engineering teams with high-profile, complex and challenging projects. He has extensive experience with the design […]

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Test results announced for new antiviral chemical

March 23rd, 2021

DiOX, a company based in Ireland that develops fabric finishing chemicals, announces successful testing of its new antiviral fabric chemical D4. Due to the pandemic, “an increased emphasis on cleanliness and sanitization will influence purchase decisions above price, environmental impact and performance,” says business unit lead, Dave Evans, responsible for the DiOX’s new anti-viral fabric chemical […]

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Concrete Canvas is first GCCM to comply with new ASTM standard

March 23rd, 2021

Concrete Canvas Ltd. announced that its CC5, CC8 and CC13 GCCMs are the first products to demonstrate compliance with the GCCM classification for Type I, Type II and Type III, respectively. In March 2021 ASTM International published ASTM D8364/D8364M-21: Standard Specification for Geosynthetic Cementitious Composite Mat (GCCM) Materials. This standard is the only internationally recognized […]

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