Drexel University seeking volunteers for e-textile focus groups

September 2nd, 2021

The Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center (PA FDC) at Drexel University is recruiting for focus groups with e-textile professionals from diverse backgrounds to share their experiences and challenges in developing and integrating e-textile applications. Researchers will be conducting focus groups with designers, engineers and manufacturing experts working in the e-textiles space to better understand the challenges […]

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Marine Mat now ISO 9001:2015 certified

September 2nd, 2021

Marine Mat, which manufactures EVA traction mats to the marine industry, officially became ISO 9001:2015 certified on July 29th, 2021. This certification is the international standard that specifies requirements for quality management systems, says Robby Wellden, general manager. “The ISO 9001 certification enhances Marine Mat’s standing in the industry. We have consistently met high-quality standards […]

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SEG and AAPG set to host hybrid IMAGE conference

September 2nd, 2021

Denver, Colo., skyline. Photograph courtesy of Larry Johnson; Creative Commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en. The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) will be hosting a new, integrated annual conference and exhibition: IMAGE—The International Meeting for Applied Geoscience and Energy. The two societies agreed earlier this year to hold joint annual […]

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Orion Engineered Carbons initiates construction of second plant in China

September 2nd, 2021

Orion Engineered Carbons has begun constructing its second plant in China for specialty and high-performance carbon black, expanding the chemical company’s production capacity in one of the world’s fastest-growing markets. Carbon black, available as powder or beads, is commonly used in tires, textile fibers, coatings, batteries and numerous other everyday goods. It tints or colorizes […]

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Layfield Geosynthetics becomes exclusive Canadian distributor for Western Green’s product line

September 1st, 2021

Headquarters in Edmonton, Alb., Canada, for Layfield Canada’s Geosynthetics and Industrial Fabrics divisions. Photograph courtesy of Layfield Construction Products Layfield Geosynthetics and Western Green announced a new partnership, establishing Layfield as the exclusive distributor of the North American Green product line in Canada. Layfield will also have the rights to distribute the product within the […]

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Tampa and St. Petersburg boat shows to merge, moved to January 2022

September 1st, 2021

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Informa Markets announced the merger of the Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show with the St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show. The Tampa Boat Show was scheduled to take place Sept. 10-12, 2021, and will now be held in conjunction with the 2022 St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show, […]

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INDA unveils “On-Demand” World of Wipes 2021 conference program

September 1st, 2021

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry has announced “On-Demand” video access to presentations recorded from the 2021 World of Wipes® (WOW) International Conference held July 12-15 in Atlanta, Ga. The high-quality program content includes sessions on sustainability, market and consumer trends, industry policies and regulations, flushable wipes, and innovations in substrates, preservatives and […]

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