VDMA publishes paper on textile machinery for a sustainable textile industry

October 25th, 2021

In a position paper published recently, the companies organized in the VDMA Textile Machinery Association welcomed the ambitions of the EU to promote climate protection, in particular the approach of combining the goals for the EU textile and clothing industry into a sector-specific strategy. Increasing textile consumption around the world, due to growing population and […]

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Turnkey desktop dye-sub printer

October 25th, 2021

Epson’s 24-inch SureColor® F570 Professional Edition desktop dye-sublimation printer delivers hardware and software for fast, efficient dye-sub printing right out of the box. Epson’s 24-inch SureColor® F570 Professional Edition desktop dye-sublimation printer delivers hardware and software for fast, efficient dye-sub printing right out of the box with Epson Edge® Print Pro software with Adobe® PostScript® […]

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Geosynthetics combine to create stiffened trackbed in Scotland

October 25th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Greenfix UK and Presto GeoSystems The Borders Railway is the longest new domestic railway to be constructed in Britain in more than 100 years. Four new stations in Midlothian area and three in the Scottish Borders region have reduced journey times between Tweedbank and Edinburgh to less than one hour from nearly […]

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MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards deadline next week

October 22nd, 2021

From design excellence to quality workmanship, the MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards showcase projects representing the breadth of the industry from tops and covers to interior and exterior upholstery. Submissions will be accepted through Oct. 30, 2021. Winners will be announced at the 2022 MFA Conference at Wild Dunes Charleston’s Island Resort, Isle of Palms, S.C., […]

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IFAI Expo’s ExpoONLINE available now

October 22nd, 2021

Downtown Nashville, Tenn. Photograph by Tabitha Kaylee Hawk. License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en. Have you had a chance to check out ExpoONLINE? The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 2–4, is fast approaching, and we hope you’ll find this new online community a beneficial tool to enhance your IFAI Expo experience. ExpoONLINE helps attendees […]

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President Biden reinstates critical conservation measures in marine monument off Cape Cod

October 21st, 2021

President Joe Biden signed a proclamation restoring protections for Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument, while maintaining access for recreational fishing. The National Monument is composed of two units, the Canyons Unit and the Seamounts Unit, each showcasing unique geological features that anchor vulnerable ecological communities threatened by varied uses, climate change and related impacts. […]

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TRB offers webinar on longer life for low-volume roads with geosynthetics

October 21st, 2021

Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service Low-volume road construction can benefit from using geosynthetics. The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will host a webinar, “Giving Low-Volume Roads a Longer Life with Geosynthetics,” on Nov. 8, 2021, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST that will discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the use of geosynthetics […]

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Global textile market outlook

October 21st, 2021

According to the report "Global Textile Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Raw Material (Wool, Chemical, Silk), by Product (Natural Fibers, Polyester), by Application (Household, Technical), by Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global textile market size is anticipated to reach USD 1412.5 billion by 2028. The market is expected to […]

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GSI to host webinar on geotextile filters

October 20th, 2021

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Non Woven Pvt. Ltd. The Geosynthetic Institute (GSI) will sponsor a webinar, “Geotextile Filters: Concerns and Issues,” on Nov. 10, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) member companies and their employees receive discounted rates on all GSI webinar and short course registrations. It is roughly estimated […]

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Kelheim Fibres awarded gold in EcoVadis CSR rating

October 20th, 2021

The German specialty viscose fiber manufacturer Kelheim Fibres has been awarded gold in the CSR rating by EcoVadis, scoring among the top 3 percent of all companies evaluated. The rating was above average in all four individual areas (environment, labor and human rights, ethics, sustainable procurement), but Kelheim Fibres achieved absolute top scores in the […]

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