Solmax’s new website ready for 2020

February 11th, 2020

Starting the new decade, geosynthetics leader Solmax is launching a refreshed 2020 website. The redesign adds efficiency and advanced functionality to the site to meet the information and specification needs of all Solmax customers, from engineers to installers and business development specialists. Andreea Sasu, global marketing director, says, “Solmax has grown its manufacturing footprint and...

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Pharr sells high-performance yarns unit to Coats Group

February 10th, 2020

Pharr, a diversified provider of differentiated textile products and assorted real estate businesses, recently closed the sale of Pharr High Performance to Coats Group plc (Coats) under an agreement announced in November 2019. In early February, Pharr announced completion of the sale of its Pharr Fibers & Yarns and Phenix Flooring business units to Mannington...

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Top Value Fabrics premieres the Home Décor collection

February 5th, 2020

Top Value Fabrics, an industry leader for almost 50 years, has announced its new collection of Home Décor fabrics. Ranging from silky chiffon to vegan leather, the collection of 100 percent polyester fabrics continues TVF’s goal to take customer products, and customer business, to the next level. Brian Vieweg, TVF’s home textile program manager, and...

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Bally Ribbon Mills provides fully Berry-compliant polyester webbing

February 5th, 2020

BRM polyester webbing is recommended for use by DOD contractors manufacturing aircraft seat belts, retractors, restraining harnesses, tie-downs and other end-use products. The Berry-compliant webbing is also a good choice for civilian agencies involved in a wide range of U.S. military procurement activities. Bally Ribbon Mills (BRM), an industry leader in the design, development and...

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E² launches new website for coated fabric solutions

February 4th, 2020

Since officially launching the joint venture of EPT and Erez in 2019, the company has now announced the launch of the new E² website, with features and functions that highlight innovative products and recommended applications. With this new technological tool, customers and industry partners will find:   • Product series and data sheets, including EPT’s...

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Enduratex expands marine products representation

January 29th, 2020

Enduratex™ has expanded its marine product representation through a new relationship with Coatney Sales and Haimes Coleman Group Inc., according to Eric Petersen, director of sales and marketing for Enduratex. Craig Coatney, principal of Coatney Sales, and Charlie Haimes, a principal in the Haimes Coleman Group, will cover the Midwest and Southeast regions, respectively. “We...

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Aurora earns Green Business Designation status from the Yorkville Chamber of Commerce

January 27th, 2020

Kevin Shroba, plant engineer at Aurora, is leading the company in sustainability efforts to serve the environment and the community. Photo: Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. At Aurora Specialty Textiles Group, sustainability is more than a good idea. In addition to winning recognition in 2019 from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) for multiple sustainability...

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A. Hoffman Awning Co. honored by BUILD magazine

January 27th, 2020

This retractable awning project from A. Hoffman Awning Co., Baltimore, Md., won an International Achievement Award from the Industrial Fabrics Association International.   A. Hoffman Awning Co. has won an award for Best Residential Awning Manufacturer—Metropolitan Washington, D.C. The award was issued by BUILD magazine. The BUILD judging process is driven 100 percent by merit:...

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In the news: Global Impex internships offer hands-on training to Minnesota students

January 22nd, 2020

With workforce issues and the need for skilled employees taking over headlines, there’s a St. Cloud company giving students substantial roles in running a business. Global Impex USA, a textile business started two years ago by Kingshuk (King) Mukherjee, allows students to work on their own time—making sales calls, handling shipping orders and other practical,...

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Jeff Nichols promoted to operations supervisor for Dunlap’s U.S. Thread division

January 21st, 2020

Dunlap Industries Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Nichols to operations supervisor for its US Thread division. Nichols has worked with US Thread the past 12 years, plus several years part-time during his high school years. He has been an integral part of the company and has performed a variety of responsibilities,...

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