Fungi-fighting yoga mats and heat-seeking swampstools

January 1st, 1970

The classic yoga warrior pose combines grace and strength, and a new product developed by Sommers Plastics showcases those same attributes. Sommers Plastic Products Company Inc., Clifton, N.J., manufactures specialty polyurethanes, lenticulars, holographics, fake furs and faux leathers; its newest launch is a patent-pending antimicrobial EVA foam used in yoga mats. Equifit SpaCare, New York, […]

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Rosania takes a risk to expand products and improve processes

January 1st, 1970

Sometimes the greatest risk and greatest opportunity for a company is in daring to imagine a different way of doing business. By Sigrid Tornquist “It’s easy to talk about change. It’s much more difficult to implement it,” says Robert Rosania, IFM, CPP, and CEO of Ehmke Manufacturing Co. Inc. When he joined Ehmke in 1993 […]

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“Adventuretainment” company jumps into sports market

January 1st, 1970

Enthusiasts at all levels can focus on their sport with products that assure a safe environment for competition or recreation. By Holly O’Dell Four years ago, “adventuretainment” company Sans Gear NZ, with locations in Los Angeles, Calif., and Orlando, Fla., introduced a safety technology to the United States called Krush KushioNZ®, a landing system that […]

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Recycled garment line saves money

January 1st, 1970

Problem: Disposable garments from clean environments, such as those used in silicon chip production, are unnecessarily thrown away. Solution: Durable Tyvek® fabric made from HDPE is hard to tear or puncture, yet it functions as a breathable membrane that allows body heat and sweat to escape while preventing chemicals, paints and particles from getting in. […]

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