Free IFAI webinar about choosing the right marine fabric

September 30th, 2021

Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is presenting the free Sunbrella-sponsored webinar “How to Choose the Right Marine Fabric” on Wednesday Oct. 6, at 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. The webinar will discuss how delivering high-quality and lasting results starts with selecting the right fabric. Presenters Bill McDaniel, marine market manager at Sunbrella, and Mike Erickson, president and […]

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Raven salt gradient solar pond geomembrane for distilling brine water

September 30th, 2021

Full-site deployment of the Dura-Skrim reinforced polypropylene (RPP) panels and ballast tubes. Photograph courtesy of Raven Engineered Films Freshwater supplies are a worldwide issue for many areas in relation to access and availability. Geosynthetics have long been a significant factor in environmental water containment solutions. Solar Power & Water pond systems are designed and marketed […]

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Registration opens for ABYC 2022 Standards Week

September 30th, 2021

The American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC), the nonprofit organization that develops safety standards for the design, construction, maintenance and repair of boats, has opened registration for Standards Week, January 10-14, 2022, at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, S.C. Throughout the week, various committees will meet to discuss and potentially update standards under review. […]

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Milliken & Company donates reusable medical gowns

September 30th, 2021

Milliken & Company has donated 70,000 reusable fabric gowns to its long-time customer Singapore-based QMT Industrial & Safety PTE. In response to daily COVID cases in Singapore reaching near one-year peaks, QMT Safety will distribute the reusable gowns to local hospitals to help provide additional personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline workers. The donation was […]

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Sept. 29 is the last day to register for the ISWA Virtual World Congress 2021

September 29th, 2021

The columns of Zeus Temple in Athens, Greece. Photograph courtesy Jebulon. Creative Commons CC0 1.0 license. Explore the updated program details of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Virtual World Congress, taking place the first week of October 2021. The congress will focus on the transition toward a circular economy and the changes required. This will include discussions on overcoming […]

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Women in the marine industry panel part of ELEVATE summit

September 29th, 2021

The “Women and the Marine Industry” panel at the Boating Industry ELEVATE Summit being held Nov. 8-10 in Atlanta will include several influential women. The November 9 panel will provide personal and professional insight facilitated by moderator Angela Pilkington, executive vice president and chief of staff of Correct Craft, along with the following panelists: Ann […]

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The importance of correctly protecting EPS geofoam blocks

September 29th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of e2 Technical Textiles Construction-grade expanded polystyrene, better known as EPS geofoam, is the go-to material for a variety of applications due to its low weight and superior properties. Today, it’s used in building foundations, landscaping, road construction, bridges and numerous other applications.  EPS geofoam, however, has a significant drawback that limits its […]

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Conductive textiles market outlook

September 29th, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the market for conductive textiles is expected to grow at a CAGR of about 4% globally during the forecast period of 2021-2026. Conductive textile materials are primarily used in smart fabric applications, including those that monitor body functions. They are also widely used in smart textile applications such as […]

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Health and safety update: Get ready for a safe GeoNashville

September 28th, 2021

Photograph courtesy Tabitha Kaylee Hawk The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) and the Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) are pleased to re-confirm that GeoNashville will take place in person, as planned, on Nov. 4–5, 2021. IFAI/GMA’s leadership and conference management team has and will continue to stay in close communication with the Music City Center (MCC), local government and health […]

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Archroma introduces online regulatory and compliance platform

September 28th, 2021

Archroma has announced the launch of The Safe Edge, an online platform for instant access to product related regulatory and compliance certificates and information. With continuously growing public awareness around the social, health and ecological impacts of human and business activities, the need for transparency and traceability in supply chains has become essential. Time to […]

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